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Farmland Protection

Winter Webinar: Balancing Farmland Protection & Housing Supply

  • September 21, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Webinar: Balancing Farmland Protection & Housing Supply The increasing demand for housing supply and affordability in Ontario is leading to pressure... Continue Reading

Bridging the Gap: Nurturing Sustainable Futures with the Ontario Farmland Trust

  • September 18, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

In recent years, the tides of change have swept through the agricultural sector in Ontario, ushering in promising horizons for sustainable... 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

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Update from the Field

  • August 15, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Ontario’s farmland provides us with food, fuel, fibre, flowers, and a vast array of ecosystem services.  Over the past few months... 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

Please wish a Happy 19th Birthday to the Ontario Farmland Trust on July 19, 2023!

  • July 17, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

Cue the confetti and pop the champagne! It’s time to celebrate a momentous occasion that marks 19 years of farmland protection... 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

OFT is in the field!

  • July 11, 2023
  • OntarioFarmlandTrust

The monitoring season has been in full swing the past couple weeks, with OFT staff visiting our protected farms from Guelph,... 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