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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

World Food Day

  • October 18, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

World Food Day was, October 16th! World Food Day is a UN holiday observed annually on October 16th. It is a... Continue Reading

I ❤ Farmland: Martin’s Story

  • September 9, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

I grew up on a dairy farm in Eastern Ontario and through firsthand experiences I gained an appreciation for agriculture and... Continue Reading

What’s Growing On?

  • August 11, 2022
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Ontario’s farmland plays an integral role in keeping our local communities fed, which is one of the reasons why farmland protection... Continue Reading