I suppose some might consider what I visited several weeks ago a “factory farm”.
I’ve yet to actually meet someone who could give me a […]
It’s a new initiative that’s a win for farmers, students and healthy eating.
Fresh from the Farm is a pilot program being launched this fall in select school boards that will let students fundraise for their schools by selling Ontario fruits and vegetables.
Modeled after a similar program in Manitoba, the Ontario initiative is a […]
A new approach to labelling a locally produced soybutter is making it easier to use in Ontario’s peanut-free schools.
The toasted soy spread looks and tastes so much like peanut butter that some schools weren’t allowing it, says Scott Mahon, President of WOWBUTTER Foods, a family-owned business in the Stratford area.
To address this challenge, […]
She was the winner of the Golden Apple Award for industry service and leadership at the 2011 OFVGA annual meeting. Now, in 2012, Cathy McKay will also be a calendar model.
She is the first-ever apple grower to be featured in the popular Faces of Farming calendar, produced annually to promote awareness of food and […]
Lavender, hazelnuts and sweet potatoes are not crops we commonly associate with this province.
Yet they’re starting to emerge in Ontario’s south coast area, the fertile sand plains in Norfolk, Brant, Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford counties where tobacco used to reign supreme.
As the decline of the tobacco industry continued over […]
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