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Kapuskasing signs agreement for medical marijuana facility

Kapuskasing signs agreement for medical marijuana facility

CannAssist Canada Inc. is proposing a 29,000-square-foot production facility at the town’s airport.
Wikwemikong to build teaching greenhouse

Wikwemikong to build teaching greenhouse

Community successful in winning $50,000 in Aviva funding
Province recognizes leaders in agri-food industry

Province recognizes leaders in agri-food industry

The province has recognized producers from Manitoulin Island, Kenora, Massey and Cochrane with its Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence.
Agri-food pavilion gets fair funds

Agri-food pavilion gets fair funds

This will be the 17th year for the Northern Ontario Agri-food Pavilion at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto.
Jobs aplenty for agriculture grads

Jobs aplenty for agriculture grads

Food, farming sectors looking for recruits, says U of Guelph report
Timiskaming reaps a FedNor bounty

Timiskaming reaps a FedNor bounty

Feds drop cash for Mining Showcase, beef production research
A passion for Northern delicacies

A passion for Northern delicacies

Jay Barnard brings the bounty of northwestern Ontario's lakes to his Kenora business
Sudbury container farm generating smart yields for producers

Sudbury container farm generating smart yields for producers

Smart Greens-Sudbury is a new container farm that’s producing 100 pounds of kale a week. Its owners believe indoor, contained farming is the future of food production.
Growing local farms and business

Growing local farms and business

More people taking up growing their own food and supporting local operations as awareness of food sources increases
Northern Ontario producers to participate in gluten-free oat certification pilot program

Northern Ontario producers to participate in gluten-free oat certification pilot program

Increasing demand for crop could lead to manufacturing facility in Northern Ontario