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Cultivating New Approaches

Growing Resilience in Durham Region

Thursday, July 18, 2019

In an effort to strengthen and support their agricultural community by proactively adapting to a changing climate, the Region of Durham has approved an Agriculture Sector Climate Adaptation Strategy, Growing Resilience. “Preparing our communities to cope with and respond to the changing climate is an absolute necessity,” said John...read more

Agriculture Drives Norfolk Economic Development Strategy

Friday, June 21, 2019

Norfolk County Council approved a new Economic Development Strategy earlier this month, with agriculture aptly recognized as a strong economic driver. “Agriculture is important to the economic development strategy, because food production, farming and agriculture is Norfolk County’s second largest industry sector after manufacturing, in terms of export values,”...read more

Build your International Trade Efforts at Niagara’s Foreign Trade Zone Seminars

Monday, May 27, 2019

Are you thinking about exporting your business’s product into international markets? The Niagara Foreign Trade Zone (NFTZ), with Niagara’s Economic Development Department and the Niagara Development Corridor Partnership Inc. (NDCPi), is hosting a series of upcoming Exporting Seminars. The seminars will help connect exporters & manufacturers with relevant federal...read more

Greenbelt Report showcases how Local Farmers Sustain our Soil Health

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation have released a comprehensive report on the importance of soil health, Greenbelt Farmers: Sustaining Soil Health, showcasing 14 different farmers across the Greenbelt who are protecting and improving our soils through a variety of practices — affirming that farmers truly are Stewards of...read more

‘Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Melbourne Foodbowl’ shares insight for similar growing regions

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The University of Melbourne has recently published a report, Roadmap for a Resilient and Sustainable Melbourne Foodbowl, which thoroughly outlines a vision for preserving and strengthening Melbourne’s foodbowl. Though centred around Melbourne, the report shares pertinent insight for agricultural areas in Canada and elsewhere, as it addresses challenges that...read more

FCC Article: Three generations of growth and success at Beverly Greenhouses

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

This article is reposted by permission of the author and Farm Credit Canada. It was originally published in the March 2019 issue of FCC’s magazine, AgriSuccess. Subscribe today. Three generations of growth and success at Beverly Greenhouses by Lilian Schaer VanderHouts have been growing greenhouse vegetables in Canada for...read more