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NEWS

MINISTER’S ZONING ORDERS

  • August 17, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT recently reviewed the use of Minister’s Zoning Orders (MZOs) in Ontario and provided feedback on the potential impacts their use may... Continue Reading

THE FARM SUCCESSION CRISIS

  • August 3, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

According to Statistics Canada, the average age of farmers in Ontario is 55, and most of the farmers in the country... Continue Reading

PROPOSED AMENDMENT 1 TO THE GROWTH PLAN FOR THE GREATER GOLDEN HORSESHOE

  • July 29, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT recently reviewed and provided several recommendations to strengthen the policies within the proposed Amendment 1 to the Growth Plan for the... Continue Reading

THANK YOU LARRY!

  • July 6, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Today we would like to take a moment to recognize and thank another one of our longest standing volunteers: Larry Rosevear.... Continue Reading

THE IMPACTS OF AGGREGATE MINING ON FARMLAND

  • July 2, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Every day in Ontario we lose 175 acres of what is often our best farmland to threats such as urban sprawl... Continue Reading

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • June 18, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

On Wednesday June 17th the Ontario Farmland Trust hosted its Annual General Meeting. The meeting was held virtually this year due to... Continue Reading

THANK YOU FRANK!

  • June 18, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Today, the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) would like to take a moment to recognize and thank one of our longest standing... Continue Reading

WE HEARD YOU!

  • June 15, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey! Your responses let us know what type of content you... Continue Reading

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

  • June 4, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

June 5th is Environment Day! While we are waiting to go out on our annual easement monitoring visits, we wanted to highlight... Continue Reading

MURRAY’S STORY

  • April 20, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Dear Friends of Farmland, Please enjoy the story below, about one of our easement donor’s heritage in agriculture and the journey... Continue Reading