Month: June 2008

Gardeners can learn from farmers

Agriculture is all over the media these days – and in the most unlikely, urban places. As a daily reader of the Toronto Star, I’ve noticed that over the last week alone they’ve practically run more agricultural stories than they did in the entire month of June last year. And really, when was the last […]

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Foodies on farm tour

Ottawa area foodies – media, chefs, instructors and home economists – had a chance to get a first hand glimpse into food production and agriculture as they visited two local farms yesterday. The tour was hosted jointly by AGCare and our sister group, the Ontario Farm Animal Council, and attracted about 20 participants.

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Solving the food crisis?

An editorial in the Toronto Star today made me stop and think once again about the disconnect between those of us in agriculture and those who aren’t. According to the Star editorial, one of the solutions to the global food crisis is for rich nations like Canada to produce more food. On the surface, that […]

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