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...

What would Mother Nature do?

by Rachel Gill  Here's a scary story to tell around the campfire this summer: Almost half of the world’s fertile soil has disappeared in the...

OFA reminds farmers to ensure accuracy of assets when renewing farm insurance

by Jackie Kelly-Pemberton, Director, OFA Farming is regularly influenced and impacted by adverse conditions and unique situations. A level of risk is also assumed within...

Funding for a bilingual Agri-food Youth Entrepreneurship program at the Campus

The Kemptville Campus Education and Community Centre has been awarded funding by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) through the...

OFA aims to attract the next generation of farm leaders

by Ethan Wallace, Paul Maurice, Sara Wood and Vanessa Renaud, Directors, Ontario Federation of Agriculture With a diverse and extensive list of challenges to address across...
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Recycled Materials: Why they’re better for our community and our homes

by Jackie Edwards With the climate crisis still a growing threat, people are trying to find more ways to attain sustainability. In Canada, the government...