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STORIES FROM THE FIELD

  • August 12, 2019
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

With another summer wrapping up, it’s time to say farewell to the fantastic summer students who joined us this year and reflect on... Continue Reading

EXCELLENCE IN AGRICULTURE

  • July 8, 2019
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

OFT is pleased to announce that we were awarded an honourable mention for the Excellence in Agriculture Awards. “Ontario’s agri-food sector... Continue Reading

I ♥ FARMLAND: KATHRYN’S STORY

  • November 26, 2018
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Until recently, I owned a 90-acre organic farm just outside of Guelph. This farm has special value for agriculture because it... Continue Reading

I ♥ FARMLAND: PAM’S STORY

  • November 20, 2018
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Living on Lake Simcoe in an area so rich and diverse in terms of agricultural land has led me to pursue... Continue Reading

I ♥ FARMLAND: HEATHER’S STORY

  • November 15, 2018
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Despite a late introduction to agriculture, I’m well and truly hooked. Over the past decade, I have been fortunate enough to... Continue Reading

I ♥ FARMLAND: FRANK’S STORY

  • November 12, 2018
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

I know it seems like a slow journey to protect this valuable resource, preserving one farm at a time, and promoting... Continue Reading

WHERE DOES YOUR FOOD COME FROM?

  • May 25, 2017
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

We are bringing back this important video from Hellman’s Eat Real, Eat Local Campaign. This message continues to be as important today... Continue Reading

NEW NEPTIS FOUNDATION REPORT REVEALS UNCHECKED URBAN SPRAWL A SERIOUS THREAT TO GREATER GOLDEN HORSESHOE’S REMAINING FARMLAND

  • March 10, 2017
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Toronto, ON – The Neptis Foundation, an independent planning think tank released a new report today that looks at disturbing trends in... Continue Reading

FARMING GROUPS CALL FOR URBAN BOUNDARY FREEZE TO SAVE FARMLAND

  • November 24, 2016
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

November has been a historic moment for farmland protection in Ontario. For the first time, all of the province’s major farm... Continue Reading

JOINT REPORT HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR BETTER FARMLAND PROTECTION AS A RESPONSE TO PROJECTED GROWTH IN ONTARIO

  • December 15, 2015
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Through common ground, unconventional collaborative efforts are leading the way for farmland protection, as well as highlighting the importance of the... Continue Reading