Township of Tiny to open Community Garden plot reservations for the 2023 season

March 20, 2023 – 12:00pm 03 20 2023 – Press Release – The plot thickens! Township of Tiny to open Community Garden plot reservations for the 2023 season.pdf ( Tiny , Ontario) Looking for a place to exercise your green thumb? The Township of Tiny is pleased to announce that Community Garden plots, located at Perkinsfield Park, will be open for […]

Put Ontario meat on the menu this autumn


While much of the autumn season in Ontario is focused on the fruit and vegetable harvest, it can be easy to forget that Ontario meat is also in high demand around this time of year. Ontario-raised meat is the centrepiece of so much that happens in the fall calendar, whether it is at the centre of […]

Support agritourism in Simcoe County and enjoy a Feast on the Farm

Feast on the Farm in Simcoe County

On Sunday, October 2, Tourism Simcoe County is partnering with The Culinary Tourism Alliance, RBC and VQA Wines of Ontario to celebrate and support local food, drink and craftsmanship through this unique, zero-waste, sustainable event. Reserve a spot today to enjoy a Feast on the Farm and help us grow agritourism in Simcoe County. The […]

OFA applauds made-in-Ontario fertilizer solution


The Ontario Government’s $2-million investment in the Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge is welcomed by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) as a made-in-Ontario solution to an international problem. The funding is earmarked to support fertilizer options, alternatives and technology from Ontario sources, ensuring farmers have the tools and inputs they need to support […]

Province Supporting Made-in-Ontario Fertilizer Solutions for Farmers

Government of Ontario

The Ontario government is investing up to $2 million over two years in the Fertilizer Accelerating Solutions & Technology Challenge. This funding will support made-in-Ontario solutions to increase the availability of fertilizer options, alternatives and technology, ensuring farmers have the tools they need so that Ontarians can rely on a safe and stable food supply. […]

York University professor partners with Town of Penetanguishene to develop CSP

York University

Climate change has emerged as the world’s most critical environmental issue, as well as one of the most pressing social, economic and health challenge of our time. While it is a global issue, its impacts are felt most acutely at the local level. The Town of Penetanguishene partners with Professor José Etcheverry from York University’s […]

Farmer Wellness Initiative focuses on helping farmers in need

Farmer Wellness Initiative

A telehealth line that makes mental wellness support available to all Ontario farmers and farm families is now live. It is part of the Farmer Wellness Initiative (FWI), which addresses growing mental health concerns in the agricultural sector by offering more accessible mental health and wellness support to farm families across the province. “The mental […]

Township of Tiny releases tickets for its 5th Annual Farm Crawl event this Fall

Farm Crawl 2022

The Township of Tiny is pleased to announce its 2022 Farm Crawl line-up. This year’s event will be self-guided, meaning participants can visit participating farms at their leisure and in the comfort of their own vehicles. Saturday, October 1st, 2022 10:00am to 4:00pm $55 per ticket (plus tax) Tiny ‘s Farm Crawl is a chance […]

Celebrate local farms, food and community at Ontario fall fairs

It’s not an official season in the calendar, but kicking off in mid-August and running through mid-October, it is fall fair season in Ontario. While there are community fairs happening throughout the summer, the period between the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto (taking place until September 5th) and Thanksgiving is packed with community celebrations that […]