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Greenbelt Foundation Launches ‘In a Changing Climate’ Series

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Greenbelt Foundation is launching a series of articles exploring how climate change is impacting the region and the people who live here, and how residents can take action. CEO of the Greenbelt Foundation, Edward McDonnell, shared some of his thoughts on the Greenbelt website: “The entire Greater Golden...read more

HCDSB withdraws plans to expropriate portion of Milton family farm

Thursday, September 27, 2018

With finite resources and growing populations, comes a number of challenges. Land, particularly farmland, is one of the vital resources often caught up in these challenges, as urban sprawl continues and communities try to accommodate for their growing populations. The McCann family, and their 200-acre farm in Milton, know...read more

37th Annual Halton Farm & Food Tour Explores Four Corners of Halton

Monday, September 24, 2018

Last week, the 37th Annual Halton Farm & Food Tour explored the four corners of Halton, showcasing the great diversity—and impact—of agricultural operations that are part of the fabric of Halton Region. The annual tour, organized by the Halton Agricultural Advisory Committee, serves as a unique educational opportunity for...read more

Small Plot Agriculture Workshop in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Save the Date! The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, in partnership with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, is hosting a free one-day workshop and bus tour on small plot agriculture in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The workshop will be relevant to planners, economic developers, agri-food...read more

York Region Business Waste Reduction Forum

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Join York Region for a free business waste reduction forum on Friday, September 28, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Vaughan City Hall (2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West). York Region’s Economic Development and Environmental Services are collaborating to deliver this Forum, designed to provide businesses in the region with...read more

Farmers of Uxbridge Night and Plowing Match coming up in Durham Region

Monday, August 20, 2018

The 9th Annual Farmers of Uxbridge Night is coming up on Thursday, August 30, at the Uxbridge Arena Community Hall (291 Brock St W). Admission is free. The night will offer the opportunity to network, learn from interactive displays, visit the Durham Farm Connections exhibit, purchase local produce, meet local...read more