The OFA is a dynamic farmer-led organization based in Guelph, Ontario, the OFA is the leading advocate for Ontario farmers, championing their interests through government relations, lobby efforts, community representation, media relations and more.
The NFU is a direct-membership organization whose goal is to achieve agricultural policies which will ensure dignity and security of income for farm families while enhancing the land for future generations.
Local 334 (Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland Counties): Sarah Bakker
Local 345 (Durham, Peterborough and Victoria Counties): Glenn Wotten - (705) 878-1713
Christian Farmers' Federation of Ontario (CFFO):
The CFFO is a general farm organization for family farmers promoting family enterprise, resource stewardship, family values and rural community economic development. It focuses on sustainable family farm businesses and quality farm family life.
4-H Clubs are comprised of a minimum of six 4-H Members and two trained, screened Volunteers who act as Club Leaders. The Club decides on a topic and through Leader instruction, and hands-on learning, Members spend 12 hours exploring a topic during 4-H meetings. 4-H Members and Volunteers can belong to as many Clubs as they wish. Topics include cooking, woodworking, camping, building a healthy body image, drama, agricultural business management, photography and much more.
The Haliburton County Farmers' Association is a mixed collection of local farmers who are available to assist each other as needs arise, following the maxim that “many hands make light work”. They also sponsor and host information workshops and lectures and are open to ideas for new ones