The Canal Winchester Times

OEFFA sets conference

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's (OEFFA) 35th annual conference, Affirming Our Roots, Breaking New Ground, will be held Feb. 15-16 in Granville.

Ohio's largest sustainable agriculture conference will include the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program's Farmer's Forum, featuring 20 farmers, educators, veterinarians, students and others funded by NCR-SARE grants who will share information about research, demonstration and education projects.

Keynote speakers will be Kathleen Merrigan and Atina Diffley. The event will include more than 100 workshops on sustainable farming, gardening and homesteading; local and organic meals; a kids' conference, teen conference and childcare; a trade show; and Saturday evening entertainment.

Registration is now open. To register, or for more information, go to or call 614-421-2022.