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OFT Welcomes New Executive Director

  • June 20, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to welcome our new Executive Director, Martin Straathof! Martin’s previous experience is diverse, ranging from agriculture,... Continue Reading

2022 Annual Members’ Meeting

  • June 16, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

On Wednesday June 15th the Ontario Farmland Trust hosted its Annual Members’ Meeting at the Grandway Events Centre! The meeting was overseen... Continue Reading

Brittany’s Field Update

  • June 9, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Brittany, our summer student, has created a blog post detailing our adventures so far in the field! Read all about them... Continue Reading

Help us win $20,000!

  • June 1, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or meat and potatoes, everybody eats!  In one way or another, everybody needs farmland.  The Great Canadian... Continue Reading

Policy Submission: CIHA Tool

  • May 18, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

At Ontario Farmland Trust, we strive to protect Ontario’s agricultural land to ensure our local food systems are able to support... Continue Reading

Agriculture in the Greenbelt

  • May 11, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

As the weather warms, the birds are singing, the bees buzzing, and farmers dive back into their growing season. Spring is... Continue Reading

Mary’s Story

  • May 5, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

As avid supporters of the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT), Mary Simpson and her husband Ross Snider point to the current land... Continue Reading

Welcome Brittany!

  • May 5, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Hi everyone! My name is Brittany Zeus and I am Ontario Farmland Trust’s new summer student! I am currently a student... Continue Reading

Earth Day 2022

  • April 15, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Earth Day 2022 is taking place on April 22nd! Earth Day is a perfect opportunity for us to reflect on the... Continue Reading

National Soil Conservation Week

  • April 15, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

National Soil Conservation Week is taking place from April 17th-23rd this year! Agricultural soil is one of our most valuable non-renewable... Continue Reading