Kingston Area Farmer’s Markets 2016

Customers and new vendors welcome!

(list compiled by National Farmers Union & posted to www.nfulocal316.ca)


Market Location                                    Day & Time                 Market Contact & Website


Food Policy Council for KFL&A public event, Food Matters, Saturday, October 22, Sydenham

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington is pleased to invite you to its upcoming community event.
Food Matters: Connecting the Roots of the Food Security Movement in KFL&A
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 1 to 4 pm (12:30 to 1 pm -- sign in and network with others)
            Grace Hall at Southern Frontenac Community Services, 4295 Stage Coach Road, Sydenham

Good News for the Farmersville Community Abattoir

The Food Inspection Branch of OMAFRA performed their €˜final inspection€™ of the Abattoir on Friday, October 7.  It went very well, with only minor changes to be made.  We expect that we will be given our license to operate as a slaughterhouse on October 14th.

Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference - Registration Now Open

The Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference is just around the corner and this year’s focus is all about resilience in the face of climate change and other contemporary challenges.  Join us, and best-selling local food author and CBC columnist Sarah Elton, as we explore ways that Eastern Ontario local food and its producers, processors and influencers can meet those challenges and seize opportunities that are unique to Eastern Ontario local food.

Commercial Kitchen Survey

Dear Food System Friends,

Growing Forward 2 info sessions - Grants

The Frontenac CFDC is hosting a free information session on the Growing Forward (GF) 2 program  in advance of their next application intake of October 14 to November 3rd.   

New Pepper Variety in the Making -- Local Farmers Participate in the Research

"Local food needs local seed," says Kathy Rothermel, one of four Ontario seed growers involved in a project to develop an early red pepper for this region.

Property owner (near Portland) looking for people who want to market garden

The message below was forwarded to me by a member of Local 316 who is a friend of Patrick Clark.



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