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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...

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...
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The Future of Farming

There was a very interesting article published online recently by the Globe and Mail. It was titled, “The future of farming is female”. The...

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...

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,...

New Guide launched to help Ontario Food Start-Ups

The Agri-Food Management Institute (AMI) launched 'The Food Entrepreneur’s Journey’ today, to help budding food manufacturers with practical step-by-step advice on how to build...
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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 family offers ethically-raised chickens

A Kemptville family is one of few in the area who are offering ethically-raised, genuinely free range chickens to the public.Bart and Maureen Millson...

Will gardening cool our planet?

William J. Langenberg, Grenville Herb FarmA lesson for North Grenville Gardeners? Canada is the highest polluter in Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the world. Canadians...

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%...

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