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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.
New College Boréal agricultural technician program will train the next generation of farmers

New College Boréal agricultural technician program will train the next generation of farmers

Boréal growing farmers
Kapuskasing emerging as agri-food hub for the North

Kapuskasing emerging as agri-food hub for the North

A decision five years ago to flag agriculture as a priority sector is paying off in Kapuskasing, and the area is now re-emerging as an agricultural hub in the North.
Timmins farmers aiming to raise 3,000 birds

Timmins farmers aiming to raise 3,000 birds

After meeting at agricultural school, Harold and Patsy Schmidt married, found work outside the food industry, and started a family, all the while holding out for their long-time dream: a farm of their own.