• The 2018 Environmental Farm Plan Stewardship Award is now open for applications. Deadline for nominations and submissions is midnight on August 6th, 2018. In 2017, the Wards were presented $2000 and a painting of their farm by Darlene Watters. Click here for more information.


The NS Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) Program is an educational program, delivered by the NS Federation of Agriculture. The EFP program helps farmers identify and assess environmental risk on their property. It enables farmers to incorporate environmental considerations into their everyday business decisions.

The EFP Program is:

  • Confidential
  • Practical
  • Available at no cost
  • Suitable for all farms

The Environmental Farm Plan Program is supported under Growing Forward 2, a five-year agricultural agreement between the governments of Canada and Nova Scotia. The program is delivered by the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture.

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