Rural summit 2.0

Since the Rural Summit took place this past April 7, there have been many people asking when the next one will be. If not...

Putting a Healthy Spin on Holiday Meals

by Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD, Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit The abundance of holiday events, treats and meals can make healthy eating throughout...
The NG Times Newspaper

Growing potential #1

There are a number of people involved in both the local food and sustainable agriculture community that believe that the Kemptville Campus represents a...

Dairy still top in Leeds-Grenville

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has released its report on 2017 farm receipts and commodities in Eastern and East-Central...

A Guide-ing light

This past week, the Canadian Government released the latest version of the Canada Food Guide. The previous version was released in 2007, and, needless...

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%...

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...

Alternative farming

When someone talks about farming, certain visuals usually come to mind. The first one might be of a herd of dairy cows grazing in...

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...

Local food – cost versus value

A couple of months ago, the North Grenville Times conducted an online survey on local food. We shared the results from the survey, and...

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