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An update regarding the proposed Provincial Planning Statement

  • July 14, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

This week, the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) was pleased to participate in a roundtable discussion co-hosted by Minister of Agriculture, Food... Continue Reading

OFT is in the field!

  • July 11, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The monitoring season has been in full swing the past couple weeks, with OFT staff visiting our protected farms from Guelph,... Continue Reading

We are hiring!

  • June 19, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT is searching for a Farmland Conservation Specialist! The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT) is a niche land conservation organization that works... Continue Reading

National Indigenous Peoples Day

  • June 16, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Did you know that June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada? National Indigenous Peoples Day, which falls in the... Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting 2023

  • June 15, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

On Monday the Ontario Farmland Trust hosted its Annual General Meeting. The meeting was held hybrid this year, with members and... Continue Reading

It’s Local Food Week in Ontario!

  • June 5, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

June 5-11, 2023 Farms across Ontario produce a huge variety of local food every year – over 200 different commodities! To... Continue Reading

We’ve put in our ERO Submissions!

  • May 30, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT has officially submitted our three comments to the Environmental Registry of Ontario on the newly proposed Provincial Planning Statement, ERO... Continue Reading

PRESS RELEASE from OFT: Risks to the Future Viability of Agriculture in Ontario Imminent

  • May 24, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Ontario Farmland Trust submits comments on proposed Provincial Planning Policy 2023 Guelph, ON. –  The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT), on the... Continue Reading

Big things are hatching at the Ontario Farmland Trust

  • May 19, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Our mission is all about protecting the very foundation that produces a wide variety of foods that are grown locally in... Continue Reading

Joint Statement from Ontario’s Farm Leaders on Bill 97 and Proposed Provincial Planning Statement

  • May 19, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

On behalf of the Ontario Farmland Trust, Bernard Pope, Chair of the OFT Board of Directors, and Martin Straathof, OFT Executive... Continue Reading