March 23, 2023

Ontario Farmland Trust's Annual Farmland Forum



From the Ontario Farmland Trust:

The Ontario Farmland Trust would like to invite you to the annual Farmland Forum on Thursday, March 23.

It will take place from 9:00am to 4:30pm in Guelph ON, as well as online. 

The Ontario Farmland Trust is a non-profit organization that works to protect Ontario farmlands and associated ecological features. Every year, the Farmland Forum brings together researchers, planners, farmers, conservation organizations and more from across Ontario and Canada to discuss the most pressing issues in farmland protection. 

This year, the theme is: Planning to Save the Soil.

We will explore the social, economic and environmental considerations for protecting the foundation of our farmland and the agri-food sector: Ontario’s soil. 

Join us for discussions on:

  • The role soil plays in climate change mitigation, water quality and more
  • The work of farmer soil stewards to build soil health
  • Planning and policy that centers the importance of soil for communities

Who should attend?

  • Farmers
  • Land Use Planners
  • Land Conservationists
  • Researchers
  • Provincial Policy Makers
  • Municipal Councillors
  • Environmentalists
  • Land Owners

    Registration opens today with early bird tickets available until March 1st. Visit the Ontario Farmland Trust website for the schedule and to register.

    We hope to see you there!

    Online: $50 general, $25 students
    ​​​​​​In person: $125 early-bird rate, $100 farmer rate, $60 students

    Date & Time

    Thu, March 23 : 9:00am - 4:30pm


    Online or in person ('The Grand')
    Guelph ON

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