Local family offers ethically-raised chickens

A Kemptville family is one of few in the area who are offering ethically-raised, genuinely free range chickens to the public.Bart and Maureen Millson...

Is social enterprise the key to the future of local food?

Recently, at the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference in November, there was one breakout session that was of particular interest to this writer. It...
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The Future of Farming

There was a very interesting article published online recently by the Globe and Mail. It was titled, “The future of farming is female”. The...

Alternative Farming – Linking Agriculture, the Environment and Health

Abigail Conrad at the American University in Washington, DC states the following on her article published in The Guardian:“Small-scale farmers produce food for 70%...

Alternative farming

When someone talks about farming, certain visuals usually come to mind. The first one might be of a herd of dairy cows grazing in...

Local food – cost versus value

A couple of months ago, the North Grenville Times conducted an online survey on local food. We shared the results from the survey, and...

Will gardening cool our planet?

William J. Langenberg, Grenville Herb FarmA lesson for North Grenville Gardeners? Canada is the highest polluter in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the world. Canadians...

Eco Farm Day 2017 on February 25-26

Know any non-organic farmers who might be interested in learning more about organics? This year's Eco Farm Day in Cornwall might be a good...

Selling Food to Ontario workshop at Two Rivers

Farmers and small food processors are invited to the Two Rivers Food Hub on March 8 to learn how to access buyers for their...

Growing farmers

When thinking about agriculture, it’s logical to think about “growing” in terms of crops and livestock. There’s another “growing” concern, and that is the...

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