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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...

AMI combines New and Existing Programming in 2018

The Agri-Food Management Institute (AMI) will be delivering a mixture of established programming and new projects under the newly launched Canadian Agricultural Partnership. The focus...

Healthy eating and after school activities

Submitted by: Danielle Labonté RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit With the school year starting back up, so are sports, clubs and other...

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...

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...

Food trends in 2017, part 2

Submitted By: Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit With the start of the New Year, we can expect to see new...

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...

A call to farms

by Woody Armour The price of food items is rising faster than the inflation rate, as many have noticed. In addition, the actions of this...
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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...

NutriSTEP®: Nutrition screening for the whole family

Submitted by: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit NutriSTEP® is a quick and easy questionnaire that looks at a preschooler or a toddler’s eating,...

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