Tags : Farming

Help for Farmers Through Market Access Initiative

News just in:New programming provided through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership will help the Ontario government with the Market Access Initiative, a new cost-share funding initiative open to all Ontario food and agri-product exporters to assist them with diversification projects and accessing new markets. Through the Market Access Initiative, sector organizations and businesses can apply for […]Read More

International Plowing Match 2016

Field report & photos by Mike Davis I went to the International Plowing Match today, Sept. 20, the opening day. This year, the 99th annual match is taking place just off Hwy 9 past Arthur in the town of Minto (Wellington County). The theme is “Fresh Taste of Farming” and the match runs until Sat. […]Read More

Meeting Organic Farmers

Niagara Escarpment Views is delighted to have been invited to exhibit again at the Guelph Organic Conference happening Jan. 28 to 31 at Guelph University Centre. We’ll be part of the trade show/sampling fair on Sat. Jan. 30 & Sun. Jan. 31, giving away back issues, displaying photography and taking subscription orders. Hundreds of exhibitors […]Read More

Real vs. Fake: Why a Real Christmas Tree is the

This article was written by Shelley McKay, Director of Communications & Development, Forests Ontario. This holiday season, millions of Ontarians will look to find the perfect Christmas tree for their homes. Forests Ontario would like to remind those doing the purchasing that real Christmas trees are more environmentally friendly than artificial trees. Likewise, many of […]Read More

Niagara’s Fruit Tree Trail Planting

GREENing Niagara held the first planting day along the new Fruit Tree Trail. Here’s what they say about it: This planting is significant as the first section of a regional project that includes St. Catharines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Beamsville and Grimsby, Thorold, Welland, and the Ridgeway area. There is only one other such trail system, and that […]Read More

McVean Incubator Farm & Fundraising Event

Here’s an interesting post from the people behind the new farming initiative called FarmStart:        FarmStart started with an idea that Ontario needed an organization that could support a new generation of entrepreneurial, ecological and locally oriented farmers. Our farming communities are aging as fewer farm kids take over the farm. Our farm landscape is […]Read More