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...

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,...
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When One Door Closes

The local food community received some disturbing news recently with the announcement that the Two Rivers Food Hub in Smiths Falls was shutting down...

Food hub offers convenient access to local food through year-round online marketplace

A commitment to eating local and supporting the local food economy doesn’t need to end in the winter months, although sourcing those local products...

Local Food Or Lottery Ticket?

Local food is an important subject that has been gaining momentum in the region over the past few years. This publication has printed a...

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...

AMI Agri-food Workshop

On December 6, the North Grenville Municipal Centre was the site of a special agri-food workshop hosted by the Agri-food Management Institute. When asked,...
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Lansdowne’s Agricultural Summit

On Friday, December 9, the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands hosted an agricultural summit at the Lansdowne Community Hall. Approximately eighty people...

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...

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...

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