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EcoFarm wants to express its gratitude for the commitment and generosity of the individuals and businesses who made it possible for us to meet our goal of raising $35,000 for our Scholarship & Fellowship Fund. THANK YOU!!! With additional funding from a USDA Beginning Farmer & Rancher grant...Read more
The 35th annual EcoFarm Conference was a lively gathering that brought together over 1,700 farmers, educators, students, speakers, exhibitors, activists, retailers, and distributors in the agriculture and food world to learn, share and discuss the health, viability and justice of our food and...Read more
Why does it matter if the EcoFarmers of tomorrow participate in the 35th annual EcoFarm Conference? Hear directly from the farmers themselves who attended last year in this video!Read more
Here they are. Just a few of the scholarship and fellowship applicants who want to participate in the upcoming 35th annual EcoFarm Conference. Your generous donation will not only help make this possible, it will also actualize the growing community of farmers, educators, farmworkers, activists, and students working to build a thriving, sustainable food and farming system.Read more
Let’s help more aspiring farmers like Javier, on their path to success! "EcoFarm has been a blessing to me. Not only did it get my foot in the door - I learned so many valuable farming and marketing skills. I got to hear directly from buyers what they want and how they want it. I made important connections I had been lacking. Being a small organic farmer myself, I know how difficult it can be to afford the conference. That’s money that could be used to purchase things like drip tape or boxes. That’s why the gift of a Scholarship or Fellowship is so invaluable."....Read more
There are literally hundreds of ways for the whole family to experience this magical weekend. Wine tasting, Olive Olympics, ice cream churning, local breweries, the Manure Pitch Off, a 700-bale hay fort, sheep shearing, a sudan grass maze, contra dancing, felting, solar cooking - the list goes on!...Read more
We are pleased to announce the 35th annual EcoFarm Conference plenary speakers ! Bill McKibben , founder of , the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement. Brock Dolman, Director of OAEC’s WATER Institute , Permaculture Design Program, and the Wildlands Biodiversity Program...Read more
"Viva EcoFarm - 35 Years & Growing!" It's true - thirty-five and EcoFarm is still alive! Having made it this far gives us a chance to reflect on our roots and our history, as well as the promise of the next generation to shape the future of food and farming. For the old-timers – "What will our...Read more
Have you wanted to use more organic seeds in your operation? Wished you had more viable open-pollinated varieties adapted to your soil and regional climate? Something special to offer your customers? Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) invites certified organic farmers to participate in a national seed...Read more
Before we know it, summer will wane into Autumn - calling for farmers to put their hoes down and celebrate the fruits of labor! Please join us at the Hoes Down Harvest Celebration on Saturday, October 4th and Sunday, October 5th to honor agricultural arts and sustainable rural living. Two fun-...Read more