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...

Latest support tool for Canadian farmers

(NC) Our farmers provide us with nourishing local fruits, vegetables, grains and more to feed our families. But running a farm can be challenging,...

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...

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...

Local food – Municipal procurement bylaw

Many people agree that supporting local food is a really good idea. People feel good about supporting farmers, their neighbours, and local businesses. It...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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