This is a marathon, not a sprint

by Jennifer Doelman, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture As we persevere through yet another lockdown, the public health crisis of COVID-19 has turned into a...

Support line for farmer wellness now live

A telehealth line to provide mental wellness support to all Ontario farmers and farm families is now live.  Through the Farmer Wellness Initiative, the provincial...

CCFI report showcases consumer appreciation for the agri-food sector

by Crispin Colvin, Director, Ontario Federation of Agriculture There is no denying that COVID-19 has made 2020 a challenging year for the agri-food sector. This...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville Last week, I confessed to being old fashioned and gave you the recipe for a traditional Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail....

OFA targets leadership recruitment as a pillar for building strong organizations and communities

What makes Ontario’s agri-food industry strong is the abundance of strong, confident and spirited farmers we have leading our organizations and businesses, striving towards...

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...

Deck the halls with gifts sourced locally

by Tracey Arts, Director, OFA It’s been another challenging year as we continued to navigate the pandemic while simultaneously juggling our daily roles of entrepreneur,...

OFA addresses key priorities to enhance gri-food sector and rural communities

by Peggy Brekveld, President, OFA As we continue to work through this busy year, many farmers may find themselves so consumed in the daily demands...

What does 175 acres actually mean?

According to the data presented in the 2016 Census of Agriculture from Statistics Canada, Ontario is losing an average of 175 acres of farmland...

The Food Corner

by Paul Cormier, Salamanders of Kemptville I am definitely old fashioned. All that means is that I remember many of the treats we had in...