Eco Farm Day 2017: “The 3 Rs of Organic Agriculture: Restorative, Responsible, Resilient”

Eco Farm Day 2017

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Keynote Address: Working Together Towards Restorative Agriculture
Mark Shepard, Farmer at New Forest Farm,

Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for FarmersMark is author of Restoration Agriculture: Real-World Permaculture for Farmers

Other sessions include: Agro-forestry & water management, the Farmersville Community Abattoir, switchgrass cultivation for bedding and mulching, women organic farmers, season extension with greenhouses, crop planning & records management, cover crops, and much more!

Sunday, February 26, 2017
Join us for an all-day intensive session with Mark Shepard, Restoration Agriculture on YOUR farm.

Contact us for any Eco Farm Day inquiries at: or 613-487-2257. * Please put “EFD2017 trade show” in the subject line.
Information et mises à jour additionnelles :
Téléphone : 613-487-2257
Courriel :

Location: Ramada Inn Cornwall
805 Brookdale Avenue
Cornwall, Ontario K6J 4P3
Tel: (613) 933-8000
Toll Free: 1-888-900-5762
*If you’re staying Friday or Saturday nights, ask for for the EcoFarm Day rate.


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