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Province invests in Timmins veggie farm

Graham Acres in Timmins is expanding from a hobby farm into a full-time vegetable farm, an expansion being made possible with provincial funding.
Agriculture grows in Timmins

Agriculture grows in Timmins

A farmers’ co-op, greenhouses to accommodate large-scale sustainable crops, an online farmers market: the range of ideas proposed by stakeholders to grow Timmins’ agri-food sector is vast and creative.
Hobbyist turns passion into business

Hobbyist turns passion into business

Justin Frape has developed a fascination with a strange potion that’s sold in tiny apothecary bottles.
Fund propelling aquaculture industry forward

Fund propelling aquaculture industry forward

As food producers race to meet global demand for seafood, aquaculture has become the fastest growing segment of the food-producing industry, and increasingly, Aboriginal communities and entrepreneurs are examining how they can participate in the sect
Province investing in Northeastern Ontario agriculture

Province investing in Northeastern Ontario agriculture

Northeastern Ontario’s agriculture industry is the beneficiary of some provincial funding. The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is investing $175,000 in three projects in the Algoma region.
Producer to cultivate grain crop in Cochrane

Producer to cultivate grain crop in Cochrane

Jamie Draves didn’t set out to become a quinoa producer.
Investment company backs ag growth, expansion

Investment company backs ag growth, expansion

“Investing with operators to build great Canadian farms.
Sault teaching restaurant gets upgrades

Sault teaching restaurant gets upgrades

For years, Willow has served as a training ground for Sault College’s culinary and hospitality students. Now, with a few aesthetic enhancements, the restaurant’s ambiance matches the high quality of items offered by the fine-dining experience.

Aquaculture, tourism to benefit from FedNor funds

A pair of Algoma-area First Nations has received funding to establish economic development opportunities.
Hearst distillery gets innovation nod

Hearst distillery gets innovation nod

Rheault Distillery of Hearst has received a Leader in Innovation award from the province. It’s one of five Premier's Awards for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence that were awarded to agri-food producers across Ontario.