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Seed-Saving Workshops for Farmers

Farms at Work and Bauta are co-sponsoring two seed-saving workshops for farmers (morning and afternoon) in Stirling and Hastings.

More information and registration at:

Seeking Farm Land

Anne Prichard, of Frontenac CFDC, and Richard Allen, County of Frontenac, are working with John Wernham, who is seeking to purchase or long-term lease a farm property.  

The description of John’s ideal farm land is outlined below.   Please feel free to circulate this information, should you know of anyone whom may be interested.
from John Wernham: 

Beef Cattle Seminar Sponsored by Frontenac Cattleman’s Association and Frontenac Beef 4H Clubs

23 July 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Otter Creek Farm
3480 Hwy 38 (1 km south of Murvale)

Parking at Barn
•Beef Nutrition
•Beef Judging

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington is seeking up to four individuals to join the Council.

The Council’s work is guided by the KFL&A Food Charter which envisions a secure and sustainable food system for our region. Its main activities include serving as a forum to discuss food issues, assessing the food system in KFL&A and informing and influencing food and food-related policies and programs. 

Holistic Management for Family Farms; Making Better Decisions

Course offered in November, 2017.
Participants who are interested could apply for GF2 cost share until June 1.
Holistic Management for Family Farms; Making Better Decisions
Farms eligible for Growing Your Farm Profits may have part of the cost covered under  Capacity Building - deadline JUNE 1, 2017;
November 6,7,8 and 20, 21, 22, 2017  Location; Wilton, Ontario (near Napanee)

Proposed Picton Farmers Market -- Community Engagement Survey

We are involved in trying to establish a Farmers’ Market in Picton, and we’d love to hear your thoughts! 

Growing Organic Food Course!

Go beyond organic gardening, beyond permaculture with the Growing Organic Food Course!

Designed for all levels gardeners, the Growing Organic Food course will take you through an entire growing season,from planting to harvesting.

WHEN:

Mondays

April 24th to October 24th, 2017

6:45 – 9:15 pm

WHERE:

Boys and Girls Club, Kingston

559 Bagot St. Kingston

 

INSTRUCTOR:

Janette Haase

Free presentation on Citizen Science Research on the Anchor Invasive Leek Moth

The Leek Moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) is an invasive species of

Kingston Area Markets 2017

Farmers and other vendors,
You may be thinking about becoming a vendor at one of the several Kingston area markets.
This list includes contact information for the market managers, as well as information about the days and times for each market.

Thanks to Dale Somerville for compiling the list.

NFU Local 316 (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox-Addington)

 
 

 

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Initiatives

Keep Supply Management (NFU National Group)

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New Farm Project Photos
NFU Local 316 Youth Bursary