ECFWA

What’s wrong with this picture?

That’s what we wanted to know about the picture below when a group of us from the Eastern Canada Farm Writers Association recently paid a visit to an onion farm in the Holland Marsh. To us, it seemed like a bin of perfectly good onions, just waiting for someone to bag, buy, cook and eat. […]

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An IFAJ congress in food and drink

Last month, I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the International Federation of Agriculture Journalists (IFAJ) annual congress, which took place in Belgium and Luxembourg. Much to my satisfaction – as one who really loves to eat – food and drink played a key role in this gathering of those who write about […]

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Ontario farm journalists honoured

Two long-time Ontario agricultural journalists were honoured for their contributions to farm writing by the Eastern Canada Farm Writers’ Association (ECFWA) at its annual meeting last week. Glenn Powell and Jim Romahn became Life Members, a designation awarded by the ECFWA to agricultural journalists who have made outstanding contributions to agriculture, to the ECFWA, to […]

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Farm writers elect new president

There’s a new leader at the helm of the Eastern Canada Farm Writers’ Association (ECFWA). Clare Illingworth, a communications specialist with Syngenta Crop Protection, became president of the organization at its annual meeting this week. Illingworth, who has served on the ECFWA board for several years, first as a director and most recently as Second […]

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