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Growing Organic Food Course!

Go beyond organic gardening, beyond permaculture with the Growing Organic Food Course!

Designed for all levels gardeners, the Growing Organic Food course will take you through an entire growing season,from planting to harvesting.

WHEN:

Mondays

April 24th to October 24th, 2017

6:45 – 9:15 pm

WHERE:

Boys and Girls Club, Kingston

559 Bagot St. Kingston

 

INSTRUCTOR:

Janette Haase

Community Harvest Kingston will be showing two documentary films

Local Food Roots  and Thought for Food: the Documentary, at the Screening Room on Sunday, March 26, 1:30 pm as a fundraiser for its 2017 market and gardening season. 
CHK will conduct a skyped Q&A with the co-producer of Local Food Roots after the films.
You can purchase tickets ahead of time or buy them at the door. 
More information at:

Farms at Work - 2 positions available

Local Food Month Project Manager

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

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

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)

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,

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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Keep Supply Management (NFU National Group)

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