Welcome to the OFA
OFA is the trusted, farmer-led organization for Ontario’s farming community. We use our grassroots voice to advocate for a sustainable farming and food sector on issues that impact our more than 38,000 farm members, our industry and our rural communities. We are working for Farms and Food Forever.
As a benefit of membership, OFA members receive 10% off select items all year-round at any Mark’s store when they present their Mark’s “Pay As You Go” discount card.
An Open Letter to Premier Doug Ford regarding farmland preservation
Dear Premier Ford, Farmers and farm organizations understand the province’s need for more homes to help keep pace with our increasing population. We support the government’s stated goal of building more houses…
December 14, 2022
Fresh Vegetable Growers of Ontario AGM
All fresh market vegetable growers in Ontario are welcome to attend. Registration is Free. You are required to pre-register to attend either In Person or Virtually. Lunch will be provided to those attending in person.
January 4, 2022
Ontario Agricultural Conference
With an amazing total of 50 sessions, TEC Talk Tuesdays and more, this conference has something for everyone.
Latest Tweets by @OntarioFarms
#GBFW23 Ag #Conference welcomes @BruceFed @OntarioFarms for another year as a Platinum #Sponsor, supporting all days, Jan 4-11. Visit http://gbfw.ca for more info & to register. Help us spread the word! #ontag #CdnAg #AgEvent #AgProud #Farm365 #Agriculture #farming
Remember the farm's most valuable resource is you. If you're feeling anxious, stressed, or overwhelmed, there are resources and people available to help. The Farmer Wellness Initiative is available 24/7 to answer your call #ontag #farmerwellness #mentalhealth
Happy December! When making your holiday season to-do list, be sure to put sourcing locally at the top. Purchase local produce, meats, dairy products, grains, & more from farm gate stores, farmers' markets, or look for the @FoodlandOnt logo at the grocery store #ontag #Homegrown
#GBFW23 wishes to extend their gratitude to these generous Platinum #Sponsors @OntarioFarms Check out their booth from Jan 4-10 in the #tradeshow. Attend in person or online. More info at http://gbfw.ca #ontag #AgEvent #CdnAg #Agriculture #AgProud #Farm365 #farming
Take our Direct Farm Marketing, Local Food and Agritourism survey to share your experiences selling direct to consumers. The deadline to submit responses is the end of day on Monday, December 5. Take the survey here https://bit.ly/3fMb70o
OFA tackling provincial, federal, and international farm issues
#cdnag #ontag #westcdnag @PeggyBrekveld @OntarioFarms
Discussing roles in ag leadership & why women say ‘yes’ @GrainFarmers #womeningrain symposium. #TeamOFA is well-represented by MSR @MargaretV25 & @ontariofarms Director @jenndoelman
This FarmHR webinar is tomorrow! Reserve your spot to receive a copy of the #EmployeeHandbook template - over 80 pages of customizable HR policies, action plans and templates to get you started.
Opening remarks @upaqc @OntarioFarms
Show your ❤️ for #ontag by repping #TeamOFA's new Farms & Food Forever t-shirts! Their 60/40 cotton blend & ultra-soft jersey will keep you cool while you work or play. Click the links below to pre-order yours👇