During the Soil: Our Common Ground event, participants asked the presenters for a resources list for more information on the topics raised.
May 05, 2015
As Chefs, Owners and Managers of local foodservice operations
know, if you want to access local foods, it can actually take alot of
work sourcing, pricing, finding yield, quality and quantity of products
needed and dealing with multiple invoices.
As a local farmer or food producer, you are always looking for
market penetration, price stability and new markets for your
products. Many farmers, food produces and chefs strive to work
(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.