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Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference

November 30 - December 2, 2016

Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference - Registration Now Open

The Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference is just around the corner and this year’s focus is all about resilience in the face of climate change and other contemporary challenges.  Join us, and best-selling local food author and CBC columnist Sarah Elton, as we explore ways that Eastern Ontario local food and its producers, processors and influencers can meet those challenges and seize opportunities that are unique to Eastern Ontario local food.
 

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

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

Organic Master Gardener Course

KINGSTON COURSE

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)

Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario Conference in Kingston, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2016

The 3rd Annual Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference is in Kingston, Nov. 30 to Dec.

Good News for the Farmersville Community Abattoir

The Food Inspection Branch of OMAFRA performed their €˜final inspection€™ of the Abattoir on Friday, October 7.  It went very well, with only minor changes to be made.  We expect that we will be given our license to operate as a slaughterhouse on October 14th.

Commercial Kitchen Survey

Dear Food System Friends,

Growing Forward 2 info sessions - Grants

The Frontenac CFDC is hosting a free information session on the Growing Forward (GF) 2 program  in advance of their next application intake of October 14 to November 3rd.   

New Pepper Variety in the Making -- Local Farmers Participate in the Research

"Local food needs local seed," says Kathy Rothermel, one of four Ontario seed growers involved in a project to develop an early red pepper for this region.

 
 

 

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Initiatives

Take action against GM Alfalfa

Keep Supply Management (NFU National Group)

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New Farm Project Photos