Category Archives


Endangered Species on Farmland

  • May 20, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Happy National Endangered Species Day! Today is a day to raise awareness about species that are at risk, and to promote... Continue Reading

Goodbye Krista!

  • May 10, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

It is with mixed emotions that we let you know that Krista, our Program Manager, has entered a new position with... Continue Reading

Welcome Kendyll!

  • May 7, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Hello everyone! My name is Kendyll Jones-McGowan and I am Ontario Farmland Trust’s new Farmland Ecology Assistant student for this upcoming... Continue Reading

Remembering Margaret Haley

  • May 4, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT easement donor, Margaret Haley, passed away on March 8, 2021. OFT staff spent time recently with two of her daughters,... Continue Reading

Farmland Protection Opportunity in Simcoe County

  • April 23, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT is excited to announce our latest farmland protection project! We have the opportunity to protect a beautiful 97- acre farm... 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