A call to farms

by Woody ArmourThe price of food items is rising faster than the inflation rate, as many have noticed. In addition, the actions of this...

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...

Agri-Food Innovation applications now open

The Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation program encourages the development of rural communities, farms, agri-food processors and agri-food organizations by adding value to existing...

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 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...

On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody ArmourLet us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...

Missing the boat on Local Food

This past week the city of Belleville was host to the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference. Organized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food...

AMI combines New and Existing Programming in 2018

The Agri-Food Management Institute (AMI) will be delivering a mixture of established programming and new projects under the newly launched Canadian Agricultural Partnership.The focus...

Food Trends in 2017

Submitted By: Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health UnitWith the start of the New Year, we can expect to see new...

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,...

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