Events: Fall Field Day Series By the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario

The month of October is full of amazing events an learning moments available from the Ecolological Farmers Association of Ontario and is dedicated to developing skills in sustainable agriculture and showcasing life on sustainable farms. These events are greatly beneficial to those who are interested in farming, gardening and sustainable agriculture.

There are a few great events going of in this list including numerous virtual field days. For those of those interested in learning more you can read below or click the link here to find out more.

Events coming up this month with the EFAO:

Virtual Field Day
Regenerative Agriculture on Diversified Farms
Oct 13   $5
Online via Zoom
Join us for virtual tours of two diversified organic farms employing regenerative practices.Manorun Organic Farm is a 25 acre family run farm near Dundas, producing vegetables, herbs, pasture raised livestock, grain and hay. Sideroad Farm in Walter’s Falls produces Certified Organic vegetables, cut flowers and pasture-raised chickens and eggs. This event is offered in partnership with the Organic Council of Ontario as part of the Fall Field Day Series.

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Virtual Field Day
Regenerative Dairy
Oct 15   $5
Online via Zoom

Learn about regenerative dairy from Upper Canada Creamery, a certified organic farm that produces grass-fed dairy products including milk, yogurt and cheese, with unique management approaches including a rotary dairy system, strip grazing, water conservation and more. Owner and operator Joshua Biemond will give participants an in-depth look at the processes and practices employed by this unique dairy farm. This event is offered in partnership with the Organic Council of Ontario and the Canadian Organic Growers as part of the Fall Field Day Series.

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Virtual Field Day
Artisanal Livestock
Oct 14    $5-10
Online via Zoom

Thinking of including livestock in your operation? You won’t want to miss this virtual tour of Meeting Place Organic Farm! Second-generation farmer Katrina McQuail will share the ins and outs of raising small-scale, artisanal livestock.
This event is offered as part of the Ignatius Farm New Farmer Training Program and in partnership with CRAFT SW ON.

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Virtual Field Day
Collaborative Farm Sales
Oct 20   $5
Online via Zoom

Green Circle Food Hub was formed by farmers at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Kendal Hills Farm serves as the collection point and in collaboration with other local farms, coordinates the distribution of farm products directly to consumers. Participants will view a pre-recorded tour of Kendal Hills Farm and learn about the founding and daily operations of Green Circle Food Hub. Farmers from Kendal Hills Farm and Lunar Rhythm Gardens, who sell through the hub, will join the live discussion session.

This event is offered in partnership with the Organic Council of Ontario as part of the Fall Field Day Series.

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