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New Artisanal Chicken Program

Posted on Jul 30, 2015 in News
New Artisanal Chicken Program

The Artisanal Chicken Program – Committed to Craftmanship Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) has announced a portfolio of new programs that will support expanded business opportunities for chicken farmers and offer Ontario consumers even more choice in accessing locally grown chicken. The new business opportunities were developed following the Board’s recent public and industry ‘Allocating Future read more

2015 Ontario Organic Award Recipients

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 in Events, News, Ontario Organic Blog
2015 Ontario Organic Award Recipients

  2015 Ontario Organic Awards Now in its 5th year of celebrating excellence in Ontario’s organic sector, the Ontario Organic Awards and dinner was held on Friday April 24th 2015 at the Waterloo Inn with insightful and inspiring words from MPP Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.     2015 Award Recipients read more

Invitation to 5th Annual Ontario Organic Awards

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 in News
Invitation to 5th Annual Ontario Organic Awards

Join the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray on Friday, April 24th at 5:30 pm for the 5th Annual Ontario Organic Awards. Taking place at the beautiful Waterloo Inn, (475 King Street North, Waterloo). The awards will celebrate the passion and dedication of Ontario farmers, businesses and individuals who are growing Ontario organic read more

Organic Farmers place 1st and 2nd as Ontarioʼs Most Profitable Acres

Posted on Mar 24, 2015 in Meet our Members, News, Ontario Organic Blog
Organic Farmers place 1st and 2nd as Ontarioʼs Most Profitable Acres

Challenge tests business skills, measures profitability of corn and soybean crop. Kurtis Peeters, an organic corn grower from Kawartha Lakes and producer for Organic Meadow Co-op is the winner of the Most Profitable Acre Challenge, a competition organized by the Agri-food Management Institute and presented in partnership with Grain Farmers of Ontario. The business skills read more

Announcing Pro-Cert’s New Local Organic Certification

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in News
Announcing Pro-Cert’s New Local Organic Certification

More certified “Local Organic” food will be available at Farmer’s Markets and organic consumer’s doorstep in Ontario in 2015! Locally grown organic produce bearing the Pro-Cert Local Organic logo means that it was produced on a small farm in Ontario in accordance with the Canadian Organic Standard and certified by Pro-Cert Organic Systems (Pro-Cert), an read more