Natural Capital Resources Inc. is looking for an intern for a minimum six-month (paid) assignment here on site (just outside of Sydenham, Ontario). The ultimate goal is to make a 10 acre property a showcase for regenerative agriculture techniques and best practices... and perhaps even develop some in the process. Estimated start date is April 1, 2015.
Hello farmers and friends of farmers!
A message from Frontenac CFDC:
You may be interested in applying for the 2015 Premier's Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence program.
The program recognizes innovators who contribute to the success of Ontario's agri-food sector.
Eligible applicants could receive one of
· a Premier's Award ($75,000)
The Local Food Fund was paused in July to allow for a review of the program.
(Guelph, ON): On October 16, Justice Beaudoin released his decision on the judicial review of the Appeal Tribunal’s denial of accreditation for the National Farmers Union – Ontario (NFU-O) for part of 2012 and all of 2013.
July 25, 2013. Ottawa – Two farmers have formally asked the Ontario government to carry out an environmental assessment of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa before the seed is sold in the province. Today, they launched an application under Ontario’s Environmental Bill of Rights, the first ever request relating to the issue of GM crops.
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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…
At the beginning of the New Farm Project this video was commissioned and it premiered at the first fall gathering.