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Farmland Loss

Joint Letter to Premier Ford Regarding Threat to Farmland in Wilmot

  • April 22, 2024
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

On behalf of the Ontario Farmland Trust, Martin Straathof, Executive Director, has signed this Joint Letter with Max Hansgen, President of... Continue Reading

Press Release: Forum promises to spark dialogue about the Future of Ontario Farmland

  • February 29, 2024
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guelph, ON – The annual Farmland Forum, hosted by the Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT), is coming to Elora... Continue Reading

Wrapping up another year at the Ontario Farmland Trust

  • November 20, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

As the year draws to a close, the barns have been stocked with hay, and the quiet winter months are upon... Continue Reading

November is "Make a Will" month

Now is the Time to Create a Legacy for Future Generations

  • October 31, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Ontario Farmland Trust and the Power of Your Will November is “Make a Will” month in Ontario. This is an excellent... Continue Reading

Spotlight: Ontario Farmland Trust’s mission is to protect and preserve our precious farmland

  • October 31, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Spotlight article provided by Guelph Today and The RC Team All about the Ontario Farmland Trust: Read this great article providing... Continue Reading

Celebrating Another Milestone in the Fight Against Urban Sprawl

  • October 26, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Celebrating Another Milestone in the Fight Against Urban Sprawl: A Triumph for Democracy and Farmland Protection The Ontario Farmland Trust (OFT)... Continue Reading

Beyond the Greenbelt Controversy

Ontario’s Precious Farmland: Beyond the Greenbelt Controversy

  • August 15, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Note: *This news story has been updated since it was first published. Ontario’s vibrant landscapes and rich, world-class quality farmlands have... Continue Reading

Northumberland County Forum on Farmland Protection

Northumberland County discusses the Importance of Farmland Protection

  • July 31, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

This past Saturday, the Ontario Farmland Trust was invited to participate in a forum in Northumberland County on the importance of... 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

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