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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

Beretta Farms offices move back to their rural roots

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Beretta Farms in York Region has been celebrated for over 20 years now for their premium proteins, with a focus on organic, grass-fed beef, chicken, pork and turkey. The farm was founded in 1992 by husband and wife team, Mike and Cynthia Beretta. Although the two began the journey as...read more