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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...
The NG Times Newspaper

Coming Soon

In the coming weeks, a series of articles on local food and agriculture will be featured in the North Grenville Times. The Times believes...
The NG Times Newspaper

When One Door Closes

The local food community received some disturbing news recently with the announcement that the Two Rivers Food Hub in Smiths Falls was shutting down...
The NG Times Newspaper

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...

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