The IFAO is part of the Living Lab – Ontario initiative, collaborating with researchers and other organizations to make the connection between innovation, soil science and economics. 
Click on the farmer below to learn more about their research. 

Woody Van Arkel
Greg Vermeersch
Wholesome Pastures

Led by the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA), Living Lab – Ontario collaborators include six farm co-operators, three Conservation Authorities, and several scientists from both Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) and Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). The organizations include: the Ontario Soil Network (OSN) which is providing socio-economic analysis and leading the project outreach and Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO) that work with their farm co-operators and Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA), Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) and Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) who are contributing to watershed monitoring.