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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...

Tips for packing a healthy school lunch

Submitted by Dana Hawthorne, RD and Danielle Labonte RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit Children spend about 40% of their waking hours at school,...

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...

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...

EOLFC – de-colonizing the food system

This year’s Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference was held this past weekend at the University of Ottawa. The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food...
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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...

Reducing GHG emissions from Livestock with Linseed

by William Langenberg I am amazed with the research results obtained in Holland and Belgium on reducing GHG emission by livestock, by changing feeding ratios...

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...

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...

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...

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