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...

Golden-spangled Lawns

by Dr. Fred Schueler, Fragile Inheritance Natural History Lotus corniculatus, Bird's-foot Trefoil (BFT), is the introduced Clover relative that provides borders of brilliant yellow along provincial...

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...

Is social enterprise the key to the future of local food?

by Deron Johnston Recently, at the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference in November, there was one breakout session that was of particular interest to this...
The NG Times Newspaper

The Future of Farming

by Deron Johnston There was a very interesting article published online recently by the Globe and Mail. It was titled, “The future of farming is...

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%...

Dairy still top in Leeds-Grenville

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has released its report on 2017 farm receipts and commodities in Eastern and East-Central...

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...

Why A Rural Summit?

by Deron Johnston A lot of people have asked me why I’m so passionate about the Rural Summit (www.ruralsummit.ca). As Chair of the Organizing Committee...

Rural summit 2.0

by Deron Johnston Since the Rural Summit took place this past April 7, there have been many people asking when the next one will be....
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