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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

A Farm in Winter

  • January 11, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

There’s nothing quite like a farm in the winter time. The sound of crunching snow underfoot. The smell of burning firewood... Continue Reading

2020 IN REVIEW

  • January 4, 2021
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

2020 was a year like no other, and like everyone else, OFT had to make some changes in order to adapt.... Continue Reading

BERNARD’S STORY

  • December 15, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Dear Friend of Farmland, We wanted to share with you a story from the Chair of our Board of Directors, Bernard,... Continue Reading

BAKING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND

  • December 9, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s time for winter apple baking! There’s simply no better way to kick... Continue Reading

CONSERVATION AUTHORITIES AND BILL 229

  • December 8, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Recently, the provincial government made several changes to Ontario’s Conservation Authorities. These changes were included in Bill 229 as Schedule 6.... Continue Reading

HAPPY WORLD SOIL DAY!

  • December 4, 2020
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

World Soil Day is December 5th! Agricultural soil is one of our most valuable non-renewable resources. Not only do we rely... Continue Reading