AMI Agri-food Workshop

On December 6, the North Grenville Municipal Centre was the site of a special agri-food workshop hosted by the Agri-food Management Institute. When asked,...

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%...

Local food – education

One theme that was established through the results of our recent local food survey at www.ngtimes.ca is that there is an education deficit about...
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Lansdowne’s Agricultural Summit

On Friday, December 9, the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands hosted an agricultural summit at the Lansdowne Community Hall. Approximately eighty people...

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...

Local Agri-food Expo survey results

The North Grenville Times recently conducted a survey intended to seek input from residents on the types of topics that they would like to...

Local Food Or Lottery Ticket?

Local food is an important subject that has been gaining momentum in the region over the past few years. This publication has printed a...

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...

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...

NutriSTEP®: Nutrition screening for the whole family

Submitted by: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitNutriSTEP® is a quick and easy questionnaire that looks at a preschooler or a toddler’s eating,...

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