Growing Eastern Ontario Organically

by Deron Johnston On Saturday, February 23, the Canadian Organic Growers (COG) launched a new initiative to support Eastern Ontario farmers to transition to farming...

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...

Obvious Snails

by Fred Schueler, Fragile Inheritance Natural History When a species has “obvia” as its specific epithet, and it’s so conspicuous that you can survey its...
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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...
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Local food tourism part 3

by Deron Johnston Last time when I wrote about local food tourism, I gave you a glimpse of what could be possible if someone wanted...

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...

Enhancing the eco-values of our patchwork landscape

by Philip Fry We should, I think, be content with the patchwork landscape we have inherited and how it is being currently governed at both...

Flowers in your vegetable garden – try mixing it up!

Seems like people either grow food, or grow flowers. If they do grow both, we've been conditioned to grow them separately; we have the...
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Growing potential #1

by Deron Johnston There are a number of people involved in both the local food and sustainable agriculture community that believe that the Kemptville Campus...

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...