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Sudbury's Crosscut Distillery takes four awards at Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition

Sudbury's Crosscut Distillery takes four awards at Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition

Producer's vodka, gin and liqueur recognized at national event
Pervasive myths stopping more farmers from producing in the North

Pervasive myths stopping more farmers from producing in the North

High costs, isolation and perpetually cold climate among perceived barriers in agriculture
Retired Powassan farmer to be entered in ag hall of fame

Retired Powassan farmer to be entered in ag hall of fame

Roger George is one of seven leaders chosen for 2021 entry
Port of Thunder Bay casts off on 2020 shipping season

Port of Thunder Bay casts off on 2020 shipping season

Northwestern Ontario port moves more than 10 million tonnes of Prairie grain, highest since 1997
NOBA 2020: Rheault Distillery is this year's Judges' Choice Award winner

NOBA 2020: Rheault Distillery is this year's Judges' Choice Award winner

After producing vodka, whisky and other spirits for close to a decade, this Hearst company switched to hand sanitizer to fill a need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Beef farmers, Rainy River businesses receive government funding

Beef farmers, Rainy River businesses receive government funding

Feds and provincial chip in to cover costs of feeding market-ready cattle
Weary hooves given a place to rest at the North's newest cattle stopover

Weary hooves given a place to rest at the North's newest cattle stopover

Kapuskasing farming couple opens Feed & Water Cow Mootel at former demonstration farm
Thunder Bay dairy farmer takes reins at Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Thunder Bay dairy farmer takes reins at Ontario Federation of Agriculture

Peggy Brekveld is provincial farm organization's third female president
Growing pains for Sudbury beef jerky maker as he takes a bite out of the competition

Growing pains for Sudbury beef jerky maker as he takes a bite out of the competition

Local Jerky Plus needs to meet more stringent provincial regulations as Shawn Scott expands
Warren fruit producers embrace surge in veggie sales

Warren fruit producers embrace surge in veggie sales

Boreal Berry Farm and Winery products on shelves in 800 stores across Ontario