Feb 23-24, 2019: OTTAWA, ON – Eco Farm Days

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

eco farm days

Eco Farm Days 2019

Hosted by Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa – St Lawrence – Outaouais Chapter (COGOSO) 

Planning is progressing for the 35th annual Eco Farm Days.  This event, Eastern Ontario’s premiere Organic Farming conference, will be held February 23 and 24 at the Cornwall Ramada Inn and Conference Centre.

When: February 23-24, 2019

WhereRamada Inn Cornwall – 805 Brookdale Avenue, Cornwall, Ontario K6J 4P3

Registration: http://cog.ca/ottawa/eco-farm-day/ (Want a reminder when registration opens? Email ecofarmday at cog.ca.) 

Keynote Speaker: The keynote speaker Saturday morning will be Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm. On his north Indiana farm Ben incorporates the best new ideas from non-farm business into farming, minimizing waste and increasing efficiency and profits. He will also present a full day workshop on Sunday.

Lean Farm front cover - EFD 2019

Workshops: Additional workshops on Saturday will expand on the theme of the many small things that can be done to enhance the productivity of organic farms of any size.

Trade Show: Saturday will also feature a trade show with local and regional businesses and agencies. If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibiting opportunities, click here.

As has been the custom for many years, lunch and and the morning and afternoon breaks will feature organic foods and beverage (locally sourced where possible).

This site will be updated as speakers are confirmed and the program is finalized.

Registration for the event will be available soon.

If you have questions or wish to be reminded when registration opens, please email ecofarmday at cog.ca.

Transportation and Carpool

Reduce your carbon footprint, help someone without a car, and get to know others with similar interests in organic farming. Use our carpooling tool at http://www.groupcarpool.com/t/f2n7dw. No sign up or password required!

More information and updates at: http://cog.ca/ottawa/eco-farm-day/