OEFFA Conference 2025

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Conference 2024
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This celebrated event welcomes hundreds of farmers, gardeners, and food supporters to learn, shop, and connect at Ohio’s largest sustainable agriculture conference.

The 2025 OEFFA Conference, Boldly Grow, will be held February 13-15 at Cherry Valley Hotel in Newark, Ohio. Registration opens in late fall. 

OEFFA is now accepting conference workshop proposals!

We are seeking experienced farmers and other food movement leaders willing to share their expertise on a wide variety of topics. Applications close on Monday, August 12.

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Newark Ohio
OEFFA Conference 2024 at Cherry Valley Hotel

Location and Lodging

Cherry Valley Hotel and Ohio Event Center
2299 Cherry Valley Rd. SE, Newark, Ohio 43055
cherryvalleyhotel.com  |  (740) 788-1200

With its newly renovated rooms and thousands of square feet of space, Cherry Valley Hotel will truly be our home for the conference weekend. Parking is complimentary, and guests will enjoy their rooms being only a minute’s walk to all conference activities. There is an indoor pool, fitness center, and multiple places to eat and drink on site. 

Please contact Cherry Valley Hotel for room availability.

Licking County Courthouse


Dawes Arboretum

Dawes Arboretum
Stroll through the 2,000 acres of seasonal gardens and walking trails of The Dawes Arboretum. Popular attractions include the Japanese Garden, birdwatching, and a 10,000-year-old glacier ridge.

Granville Downtown Clock

Granville Downtown Square
Experience New England charm in the heart of Ohio by strolling

down Granville’s downtown square. Explore the unique shops and sit down to enjoy the local dining options.

Midland Theater

Midland Theater
Catch spellbinding drama productions, ballet spectaculars, and sold-out concerts at Midland Theater, a 1,800-seat multipurpose venue in Newark.

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
41 Croswell Rd.
Columbus OH 43214


OEFFA: (614) 421-2022 (614) 421-2022
OEFFA Certification: (614) 262-2022 (614) 262-2022

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