A Guide-ing light

by Deron Johnston This past week, the Canadian Government released the latest version of the Canada Food Guide. The previous version was released in 2007,...

A more diverse workforce essential to the success of Canadian agriculture

The Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council’s newly released Labour Market Forecast to 2029 indicates that Canada’s agriculture producers continually face challenges related to securing...

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...

NG Economic Development Local Foods Sector Update

The Municipality’s Economic Development section have recently begun to take an interest in the area of Local Foods. This is a move away from...
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Renewal of Agri-food partnership

by Deron Johnston Some great potential news for local food and agri-food producers in Ontario was announced this past week. The provincial and federal governments...

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,...

On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody Armour Let us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...

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...

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...

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....
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