Wonder Beneath Our Feet: World Soil Day 2021
December 3, 2021 | Suzanne Armstrong
For people who don’t work with soil in their daily lives, they may see it as just something that holds plants in place. Farmers and scientists know there is much more going on.
Food Banks and Food Insecurity in Canada
November 26, 2021 | Tom Tavani
The recent release of Food Banks Canada’s Hunger Report 2021 should be a wake-up call for everyone in this country.
Feeding a Hungry World: Join Our Giving Tuesday Campaign
November 19, 2021 | Marie Versteeg
This week, the CFFO launched our new partnership with Canadian Foodgrains Bank, a Christian organization working to end global hunger. To celebrate, we’re kicking off the giving season with a one-to-one matching donation campaign!
Protecting Black Ash
November 12, 2021 | Suzanne Armstrong
Black Ash trees are set to be classified as “endangered,” but government is proposing a delay. CFFO has suggestions for how to support farmers and woodlot owners who want to protect the future of these trees in Ontario.
Animal Welfare Services on the Farm
November 5, 2021 | Marie Versteeg
Farm & Food Care Ontario recently released a backgrounder on the role of Animal Welfare Services. It’s well worth the read for farmers involved in animal agriculture.
Opportunities in Provincial Meat Processing
October 29, 2021 | Suzanne Armstrong
Small and medium-sized meat processors have potential to build greater resiliency and overall capacity into the processing sector.
October 22, 2021 | Clarence Nywening
The links in our supply chains are crucially important to feeding a hungry world.
Food Production Must Remain Essential
October 15, 2021 | Paul Bootsma
Governments determined what was essential for the survival of society through the looming pandemic, and food production was included on this list.
Thanksgiving: A Celebration of Grateful Hearts
October 8, 2021 | Ed Scharringa
As Thanksgiving Day 2021 is fast approaching, it’s good for each of us to reflect back in time to see what blessing we have received.
Celebrating Ontario Agriculture Week
October 1, 2021 | Paul Bootsma
Ontario Agriculture Week is a time dedicated to celebrating the abundance of food our farmers produce, the people our industry employs, the rural communities we support and the economic engine we fuel.