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...

Wasting Away

According to a recent article published on the CBC website, 58% of all of the food produced in Canada (roughly 35.5 million tonnes) is...

Growing Eastern Ontario Organically

by Deron Johnston On Saturday, February 23, the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) launched a new initiative to support Eastern Ontario farmers to transition to farming...

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...

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...

Today’s Society is disconnected from Agriculture

by William J. Langenberg, former lecturer Kemptville College of Agricultural Technology One of my relatives took her grandchildren to Upper Canada Village for a day....

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...

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...

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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