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Saturday, November 12 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Farmer Led Research in Southwestern Ontario

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A lively panel discussion and Q&A on EFAO's new and ongoing research initiatives. Rav Singh from Shade of Miti will discuss her experience selecting okra varieties as part of a multi-farm trial in cooperation EFAO's Farmer-Led Research Program, Ken Laing from Orchard Hill Farm will share information and updates from his Living Lab-Ontario no-till vegetable trials, and Angie Koch and Nikola Barsoum will talk about EFAO's new seed demonstration gardens, which they are managing in partnership with Seeds of Diversity.

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Ken Laing

Orchard Hill Farm
Ken graduated from the University of Guelph with a BSc in horticulture in 1979. He is farmingat Orchard Hill Farm near St.Thomas, Ontario with his wife Martha and daughter Ellen. He hasexperience growing a wide variety of horticultural and field crops organically for 3 decades.Orchard... Read More →
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Angie Koch

Fertile Ground Farm
Since 2008, Angie has operated Fertile Ground Farm - a diversified market garden near Waterloo. Fertile Ground's primary market is a 350 member CSA, with some wholesale on the side. Other enterprises include spring seedling sales and pastured layers.
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Rav Singh

Rav is a new and young farmer from Mississauga. She runs Shade of Miti, a small-scale farm in Caledon where she focuses on climate action. Rav specializes in growing South Asian vegetables, such as okra and bitter melon.

Saturday November 12, 2022 3:00pm - 4:15pm EST
Southwestern Regional Gathering