This is the second in a series of stories showcasing the innovative things Ontario farmers are doing on their farms to improve the environment – in honour of Earth Day.
Tough new regulations governing vineyard waste management meant the owners of Sixteen Mile Cellar in the Niagara Region had some tough choices to make.
Previously, small estate wineries were allowed to store the liquids and residues from their grape crush on-farm and then haul them away.
The rule change now requires waste treatment facilities on site, which can get very expensive very fast. Continue reading Constructed wetland purifies vineyard waste the natural way