Season greetings!

Season greetings!

On behalf of NFU local 316 I wish all of our members, friends and subscribers a happy holidays.

I'm writing today to invite all of you to our annual meeting on January 7 at the Inverary United Church starting at 7:00pmwith a chilli and bread dinner.

The annual meeting is a great event to socialize with other farmers/eaters, talk about farm and food issues and hear about what Local 316 has been up to for the past year.

NFU Local 316 presents the second in our "Building Capacity, Building Community" series of videos.

The local has a huge diversity in it's memberships including farms of all shapes and sizes. Watch below to see Organic Vegetable farm Patchwork Gardens and why they choose the NFU and what effect membership has had on their farm. 


Judge Orders Accreditation for National Farmers Union – Ontario

(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.

PRESS RELEASE Farmers Seek Environmental Assessment of GM Alfalfa from Ontario Government

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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