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Join our Team!

  • April 20, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The Opportunity Are you passionate about protecting farmland for a resilient local food system?  Are you dedicated to raising funds for... Continue Reading

National Soil Conservation Week

  • April 19, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Happy National Soil Conservation Week! Agricultural soil is one of our most valuable non-renewable resources. It provides us with fresh, local... Continue Reading

2021 Farmland Forum

  • April 8, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The 2021 Farmland Forum was held on March 25th, and we are happy to report that the event was a great... Continue Reading

Provincial Policy and Farmland Protection

  • April 6, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Provincial policies that affect land use planning can have a great impact on farmland. That is why OFT regularly submits comments... Continue Reading

Join our Team!

  • March 18, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Student Job Opportunity – Farmland Ecology Assistant Are you? Outgoing and enthusiastic Knowledgeable about agriculture and ecology (or excited to learn)... Continue Reading

The Greenbelt Expansion

  • March 17, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The Greenbelt Plan is a set of policies that protects farmland, countryside, and natural areas in the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH)... Continue Reading

Remembering Deirdre

  • March 16, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Staff at the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) learned that Deirdre Wright, OFT’s very first easement donor and long-time supporter, passed away... Continue Reading

Happy World Wildlife Day!

  • March 2, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Happy World Wildlife Day! This year’s theme is “Forests and livelihoods: sustaining people and planet”.  Did you know that forests cover... Continue Reading

Planning Policy and Farmland

  • February 24, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Did you know that Ontario’s agri-food sector is the largest economic sector in the province and employs over 820,000 Ontarians1? Farmland... Continue Reading

MZOs and Farmland

  • February 9, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

In most areas in Ontario, the responsibility for land-use planning is shared between the province and the municipalities. The province uses... Continue Reading