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Media Contact

For interviews and comments from the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario, please contact:

Marie Versteeg, Manager of Executive Board and Committees
Phone: 519-837-1620, ext. 224


General farm organizations receive notice of decision regarding freedom-of-information request

August 11, 2020 | Guelph, ON

The CFFO, OFA and NFU-O have issued a joint release stating their commitment to appeal OMAFRA's decision to release farm business names in response to a freedom of interest (FOI) request.

Pollinator-Friendly Farm Chemical Management

July 27, 2020 | Message from CFFO & OBA

A joint message from CFFO and the Ontario Beekeepers' Association, offering tips and information to help protect our pollinators.

New Legislation Protects Farms and Food Safety

June 17, 2020 | Guelph, ON

Ontario’s farm and commodity groups applaud the Ontario government for Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2020.

CFFO Announces New Leadership

March 25, 2020 | Guelph, ON

Provincial delegates have acclaimed Ed Scharringa as president for the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) at the 2020 Annual Meeting

CFFO Annual Meeting Sees Board Shuffle

March 27, 2019 | Guelph, ON

Provincial delegates of the Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) met in Waterloo, March 26, for the CFFO’s Annual Meeting.

Cap Funding to Support Optimal On-Farm Use of BMPS

January 14, 2019 | Guelph, ON

The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) has received over $80,125 in funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) towards the $130,125 first year costs of a multi-year project that will help farmers make better choices about which Best Management Practices (BMPs) to use on their farms.

CFFO Congratulates Newly Elected MPPs

June 11, 2018 | Guelph, ON

The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) offers congratulations to newly elected Premier Doug Ford and to the Progressive Conservative Party that will form Ontario’s government.

CFFO Executive Board Elections

April 2, 2018 | Guelph, ON

The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) saw a spate of acclamations during the 2018 Annual Meeting, as candidates for the CFFO’s Executive Board stood ready to serve.