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Trail signs highlight “green” farming

A series of hiking trail signs highlighting environmental accomplishments by farmers are being unveiled today in the Greenbelt. The signs have been installed along popular hiking trails in the Greenbelt – an area of permanently protected farmland, forests, wetlands and greenspace in southern Ontario – as a way of showcasing the many environmental advancements made […]

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Meeting Ontario’s unsung heros

There are days when I really love my job. And today was one of them. I was in Vineland, Ontario today as part of a series of spokesperson training sessions that my organization, AGCare, has been hosting together with the Ontario Farm Animal Council and our facilitator, media guru Wallace Pidgeon of Brick and Ball […]

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Hello chefs-to-be, meet your food

We’ve got another farm tour coming up this week with young culinary students, this time from Sir Sanford Fleming College in Peterborough. The focus this time will be on chicken production and apple farming. This tour is the last in a series that AGCare and the Ontario Farm Animal Council (OFAC) have been running for […]

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Talking tomatoes

A tomato is a tomato, right? Well, yes, but also definitely no says a Leamington area greenhouse grower. Dean Tiessen of Pyramid Farms introduced a group of budding chefs to the breadth and depth of tomatoes on a recent tour of his farm by St. Clair College culinary students.

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