Sustainability in Agriculture: Green Manure

Let's talk about green manure as a tiny piece of the much bigger topic of sustainability in agriculture. Overall, sustainable agriculture is founded on...

OFA’s showcases ongoing projects and initiatives during inaugural Research Day

By Louis Roesch, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture The pandemic has fostered many firsts, especially when it comes to virtual learning and engagement. For the...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Sunday morning is always Big Breakfast time at our farm, The Forest at LilyPond. So, we are always looking...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Beth, my spouse of over 50 years is threatening to make Black Tango Pie once again and I can’t...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I am a fan of strong tasting cheese (and they often have a strong smell to boot). At one...

Plums being pocketed

by Fred Schueler & Aleta Karstad, Fragile Inheritance Natural History It has recently been in the news that the Japanese have been recording the date of...

Between 1996 and 2016, Ontario lost 1.5 million acres of farmland to development

Peggy Brekveld, President, Ontario Federation of Agriculture Do you know where your food comes from? It’s a simple question with a surprisingly complex answer. Our...

What’s sowing…

April's weather can be all over the place! In the space of a week, it can go from sunny and warm, to rainy and...

From bigger and better to smaller and smarter

by Ralph C. Martin As a wee lad, on our home farm, I was impressed when Grampa moved manure, ploughed in perfect patterns, and hauled...

Choosing the right plant

by Dan Driedger Scanning the web can quickly reveal a host of individuals and businesses who are selling plants at this time of year. Interest...