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Scon maker finds ‘Nish’ market

Scon maker finds ‘Nish’ market

Northeastern Ontario scon mix hitting the shelves
Timmins eatery focusing on food after year of break-ins

Timmins eatery focusing on food after year of break-ins

In 2016, Radical Gardens was the target of seven break-ins and a rash of vandalism, negatively impacting the fledgling agri-food business.
Northern agri-food businesses given provincial nod

Northern agri-food businesses given provincial nod

Premier’s Awards for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence will go to outfits across Northern Ontario.
Sudbury’s food co-op turns 10, ushers in changes

Sudbury’s food co-op turns 10, ushers in changes

Financial problems almost closed the organization’s doors last year, but organizational changes are turning things around.
Financial literacy for next-gen farmers

Financial literacy for next-gen farmers

Agriculture network launches succession plan
Université de Hearst setting up research greenhouse

Université de Hearst setting up research greenhouse

Université de Hearst is planning to construct a 1,000-square-foot research greenhouse where researchers will study the potential in growing fruits and vegetables in the North.
Lakehead U adds food research chair

Lakehead U adds food research chair

Sustainable food on Dr. Charles Levkoe’s plate
Espanola greenhouse builder becomes farmer to prove technology

Espanola greenhouse builder becomes farmer to prove technology

Greenhouses Canada is pushing the envelope for indoor growing in Northern Ontario.
Financing the farm to feed the globe

Financing the farm to feed the globe

Area One Farms founder Joelle Faulkner believes it’s just a matter of time before Northern Ontario becomes ripe for agriculture development, but farms need access to adequate financing to make it happen.
Sault restaurant growing own food

Sault restaurant growing own food

Quattro Vinotecca features its own farm-raised meat.