Grenville Federation of Agriculture held Annual Meeting

The Grenville Federation of Agriculture selected its new directors at their Annual meeting last week. The directors are; John Ashby, Nick Ashby, Kirstan Bennett,...

Eco Farm Day 2017 on February 25-26

Know any non-organic farmers who might be interested in learning more about organics? This year's Eco Farm Day in Cornwall might be a good...

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....

Why A Rural Summit?

by Deron Johnston A lot of people have asked me why I’m so passionate about the Rural Summit (www.ruralsummit.ca). As Chair of the Organizing Committee...

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....

A major obstacle to Greening our Municipality

by Philip Fry During recent weeks, my plan to discuss wildflower gardening as a means of reducing the impact of  CO2 emissions on our “quilted”...

Alternative farming

by Deron Johnston When someone talks about farming, certain visuals usually come to mind. The first one might be of a herd of dairy cows...

Buckthorns

by Fred Schueler, Fragile Inheritance Natural History On 27 September, Kate Queen wrote to the NG Times:  “I would love to hear Fred Schueler's thoughts...

Sustainability: How exactly do I rewild a patch of my lawn or garden...

There's a lot of interest right now in rewilding. It's a pretty complex subject, and can mean a lot of things, from dismantling dams...

Selling Food to Ontario workshop at Two Rivers

Farmers and small food processors are invited to the Two Rivers Food Hub on March 8 to learn how to access buyers for their...