Johnny’s Selected Seeds is a great seed company based in Maine that many Ontario market gardeners will order from – in part because of their large selection of organic seeds, their ability to work with small and large scale growers, and their sourcing of market gardening tools and supplies.
Now is the time to push our potential federal representatives to commit to a National Food Strategy, using the recent launch of The People’s Food Policy Project (PFPP)
Over the last 2 years the PFPP has been gathering feedback from Canadians about the type of food system they would like to see now and for future generations. […]
Better Farming April 7, 2011 By: Pat Currie
As part of a broad multi-pronged campaign to boost consumption of local food across Ontario, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation in September will launch and online marketplace, Ontariofresh.ca, to link buyers with producers.
Initially it will target those buying for institutions then […]
The winner of the National Agriculture Debate held Monday in Ottawa and hosted by the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, is clearly the farmer. The panel’s answers to questions surrounding bankable business risk management programs, food safety, ecological goods and services, trade, young farmers and research and development will help farmers make an informed choice when […]
Farmers’ Markets Ontario is a website that can offer support in locating existing markets, starting up new Farmers’ Markets and how manage a market. Visit the Farmers’ Markets Ontario website to learn more.
Dr. Gopi Paliyath is a professor at the University of Guelph in the Department of Plant Agriculture. Amongst the long list of interests, he is interested in issues of post harvesting and shelf- life and quality of fruits and vegetables. He was recently interviewed by the ECVOntario research team and discussed the shelf life and […]
Canadian Organic Growers (COG), Canada’s largest organic farming organization has joined 59 other farming associations, seed companies and farmers in a legal action againstMonsanto to challenge the chemical giant’s patents on transgenic (genetically modified) seed.
In a law suit filed Tuesday, the Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT), a Manhattan-based public interest law […]