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Atlantic Canada Farm Writers' Association

We are communicators and journalists in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Our specialty is agriculture and food, and we're focused on informing our audiences about the industry. 

A nation and world of opportunities

Your ACFWA membership connects you with colleagues in Atlantic Canada. As well, through the Canadian Farm Writers' Federation (CFWF), you are connected to another 300+ colleagues across the country. Your membership to ACFWA also includes membership to the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists, a network of 5,000+ colleagues in 60 member countries.

Why Join?

Professional Development

Lean about agriculture in Atlantic Canada through farm tours in various areas. Through the CFWF national conference, you have the opportunity to learn about the issues and solutions to agriculture across the country. Membership includes access to webinars and partnerships with other groups for learning opportunities.

Awards &  Programs

Through the CFWF, ACFWA members have access to an extensive awards program with 12 categories. Thanks to our generous CFWF sponsors, we offer prize money of up to $300 per winning entry.


Various prizes through the IFAJ are also open to ACFWA members.

Work and Travel Opportunities

By meeting others who work in the same field, you open your world of colleagues. Find editors looking for writers, corporate comms staff searching for content creators, publications seeking photographers and videographers.


There is also opportunity to travel - the region, the country and the globe! 

Future CFWF conferences: 2024: Atlantic Canada; 2025: Manitoba.

Future IFAJ congresses: 2024: Switzerland; 2025: Kenya.

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