2019 Farmland Forum

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The Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that our 2019 Farmland Forum will explore the theme “A Natural Systems Approach to Farmland Protection.”

Join us for a full day of presentations & discussion on:

  • – Public-private partnerships in New York that use farmer-driven approaches to promote water quality protection and agricultural viability
  • – Planning strategies/tools that take a farm-first approach to farmland and environmental feature protection
  • – Whole-farm and broader system approaches and land use planning policy in Ontario and beyond

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 4:05pm

Place: Balls Falls Centre for Conservation, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Jordan Station, Niagara Region

Cost (includes breakfast and lunch):

$125 Early-bird rate by March 7th

$140 after March 7th

$100 farmer rate (with valid OFA, CFFO, or NFU card)

$60 student rate (with valid student ID)


Tickets can be purchased here.


The full 2019 Farmland Forum program is available here.

Who Should Attend:

Everyone interested in farmland protection in Ontario, including farmers, land use planners, researchers, land conservation enthusiasts, provincial policy makers, and municipal councillors.


Information about accommodations near the Farmland Forum venue and negotiated rates can be found here.

NEW! March 27th Q&A Session

Join the Ontario Farmland Trust on March 27th for an informal Q&A about farmland protection and Farmland Easement Agreements. Snacks will be provided.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Place: Jordan Station Don Cherry’s Sports Grill, 2793 N Service Road, Jordan Station, Niagara Region

View our flyer below!


Thank you to our 2019 Farmland Forum Supporters!