For news on what has happened with the NFU-Ontarios re-accrditation and what you can be doing to join and assist NFU-O please see the NFU-Ontario Web site.
Please circulate widely!
Action Alert – Public Input on Regulations Amending the Seeds Regulations, Canada Gazette Part 1 VOL. 147, NO. 10 — MARCH 9, 2013
Deadline for submissions -- May 23, 2013
The National Farmers Union is calling upon all concerned farmers and allies to submit comments about significant regulatory changes to Seed Variety Registration.
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By Stuart Oke
It has been a quicker transition then one might think: suburban-raised kid to organic farmer in 5 years flat. The image of me manhandling the walk-behind rototiller, my sound dampening headphones on with my earphones tucked underneath, symbolizes that change. I plunge myself into a reality-muted Led Zeppelin concert with Robert Plant singing me praises for my crop rotation and ecologically-minded farming practises…
This is a preliminary announcement of a new EcoPerth initiative -
the LIFE: Local Investments for our Food Economy micro grant program.
Please circulate this to anyone you think may be interested.
Final details should be available by mid January.
Local investments for our Food Economy (LIFE)
LIFE is a micro-grant program that provides grants to farmers to help
capitalize small investments. Its purpose is to help farmers
At the beginning of the New Farm Project this video was commissioned and it premiered at the first fall gathering.
Hello friends and supporters of local food,
Scaling Up local food in Kingston and Countryside
National Farmers Union Local 316 is pleased to present the final report of the Plan to Grow action research project, funded through our NFU New Farm Project.