In 2011, the Harper government committed to creating a national urban park in Ontario – a huge area enveloping the Rouge River Valley in the GTA that happens to include more than 7,600 acres that’s mostly Class 1 farmland.
We are rapidly approaching the time of year, if we aren’t there already when many good organizations ramp up campaigns for local food banks.
The future of agriculture in Ontario is founded on the next generation of farmers.
Every topic was on the table along the laneways and demo plots at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.
By Nathan Stevens September 12, 2014 Ontario is a growing province with ever increasing demands on our natural landscape. The competition for housing, employment lands, agriculture land, aggregates, and natural systems creates tension around how best to meet all these demands. For many stakeholders, the on-going Aggregate Resource Act consultations are a matter of critical […]
Coffee shops and side roads are great places to connect with your neighbours to see how the harvest is going, and talk about plans for next season.
In a country like Canada with its abundance we seldom consider the importance of food security.
Grain Farmers of Ontario’s 2014 Annual General Meeting will be held on September 9th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Craigowan Golf Club near Woodstock, Ontario.
Trespassing on farm property is becoming an increasing annoyance for Ontario farmers.
What exactly is a farm?
Most of us probably have a pretty good idea of that but could we actually put it into words?