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Bill 23 Passes

  • November 29, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The controversial Bill 23, that will significantly reduce protections for farmland in provincial land use planning and push sprawling development instead... Continue Reading

OFT Seeking Fund Development Manager

  • November 29, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) is a niche land conservation organization that works to permanently protect Ontario’s farmland and associated natural... Continue Reading

World Soil Day

  • November 24, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

World Soil Day is December 5th! Agricultural soil is one of our most valuable non-renewable resources. We rely on it to... Continue Reading

“Love at first sight” leads to farmland protection

  • November 24, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Love at first sight, that’s how Dee describes the moment she knew she found the farm of her dreams. Working as... Continue Reading

Bill 23: OFT’s Policy Recommendations

  • November 17, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Bill 23 is a recent bill put forward by the Province that, if passed, will seriously affect planning, farmland, and natural... Continue Reading

Bill 23

  • November 10, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Recently, the provincial government put forward Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act. The purpose of this bill is to... Continue Reading

Welcome Tamara!

  • November 8, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Recently, we welcomed Tamara to the OFT team as our Events and Community Outreach Assistant! We are super excited to have... Continue Reading

Ecosystem Services of Farmland

  • November 4, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

In addition to producing food, fuel, fibre, and flowers, farmlands can also provide a range of ecosystem services that benefit the... Continue Reading

Farmland Fragmentation

  • October 20, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

During the summer, our student Brittany prepared this awesome blog for us about a topic she was passionate about: habitat (and... Continue Reading

World Food Day

  • October 18, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

World Food Day was, October 16th! World Food Day is a UN holiday observed annually on October 16th. It is a... Continue Reading