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...

Local food – Municipal procurement bylaw

Many people agree that supporting local food is a really good idea. People feel good about supporting farmers, their neighbours, and local businesses. It...
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Local Agri-Food Tourism – Part Two

In the previous local food article, a recent food tour in the Bay of Quinté area was highlighted. The impact on the writer was...
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Local food tourism part 3

Last time when I wrote about local food tourism, I gave you a glimpse of what could be possible if someone wanted to step...

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...

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...
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Growth in Ontario’s Food and Beverage Industry

The provincial and federal governments are supporting Ontario's food and beverage processing sector by helping local businesses expand production, meet consumer demand and create...

Tips for packing a healthy school lunch

Submitted by Dana Hawthorne, RD and Danielle Labonte RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitChildren spend about 40% of their waking hours at school,...

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 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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