Ontario calls on Canada to help farmers

Local MPP, Steve Clark, has joined Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in calling on the federal government to activate the...
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Why Food Tourism?

by Deron Johnston The Ontario East Municipal Conference (OEMC) was hosted in Cornwall this past September by the Ontario East Economic Development Commission. Naturally, the...

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...

Latest support tool for Canadian farmers

(NC) Our farmers provide us with nourishing local fruits, vegetables, grains and more to feed our families. But running a farm can be challenging,...

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...

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...

EOLFC – de-colonizing the food system

by Deron Johnston This year’s Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference was held this past weekend at the University of Ottawa. The Ontario Ministry of...

Local food – cost versus value

by Deron Johnston A couple of months ago, the North Grenville Times conducted an online survey on local food. We shared the results from the...

Local food – education

by Deron Johnston One theme that was established through the results of our recent local food survey at www.ngtimes.ca is that there is an education...

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%...