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The Ontario Farmland Trust celebrates Food Day Canada on August 5th!

  • July 26, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Shop. Cook. Dine. Celebrate. Canadian. Food Day Canada is all about focusing on the people behind the food. This includes farmers,... Continue Reading

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

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

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

Soil Carbon

  • March 9, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Did you know that farmland is capable of fighting climate change? It’s true! A vital part of agricultural soil is the... Continue Reading

What does 319 mean?

  • February 14, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

We know that we lose 319 acres of farmland every single day in Ontario, based off of the 2021 Census of... Continue Reading

A Family Affair

  • January 18, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Learn about why Heather, our awesome volunteer, cares about farmland and agriculture in Ontario in her latest blog!   Something I... Continue Reading

Farmland Fragmentation

  • October 20, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

During the summer, our student Brittany prepared this awesome blog for us about a topic she was passionate about: habitat (and... Continue Reading