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...

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,...

Food hub offers convenient access to local food through year-round online marketplace

A commitment to eating local and supporting the local food economy doesn’t need to end in the winter months, although sourcing those local products...
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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...

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...

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%...

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...

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...

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...

Food trends in 2017, part 2

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

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