A more diverse workforce essential to the success of Canadian agriculture

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council’s newly released Labour Market Forecast to 2029 indicates that Canada’s agriculture producers continually face challenges related to securing...

Today’s Society is disconnected from Agriculture

by William J. Langenberg, former lecturer Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology One of my relatives took her grandchildren to Upper Canada Village for a day....

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%...

Will gardening cool our planet?

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

Major organic foods initiative by local business

As reported in a previous issue, Beking’s Poultry Farm, a third-generation family run egg farm in Oxford Station, is opening a new organic barn...

AMI Agri-food Workshop

by Deron Johnston On December 6, the North Grenville Municipal Centre was the site of a special agri-food workshop hosted by the Agri-food Management Institute....

Why A Rural Summit?

by Deron Johnston A lot of people have asked me why I’m so passionate about the Rural Summit (www.ruralsummit.ca). As Chair of the Organizing Committee...

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...

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...

Rural summit 2.0

by Deron Johnston Since the Rural Summit took place this past April 7, there have been many people asking when the next one will be....
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