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Advance Payments Program to waive pre-production advance requirements

This change will increase cash flow to producers this spring to help with high input costs caused by drought-related feed shortages, pandemic disruptions and the war in Ukraine.

OMAFRA invests $547,200 in Farm and Food Care Ontario programming

The new funding will be put towards supporting five of the organization’s activities, all designed to raise awareness and appreciation of Ontario farmers and food producers.

B.C.’s Raspberry Replant Program to provide up to $300,000 in new funding

The program helps growers cover some of the expenses incurred when they replace lower-quality berry plants with varieties that grow well in the coastal climate and are more suitable for current market trends.
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B.C. growers adapt to water use pressures

British Columbia growers faced a year unlike any other in living memory in 2021, as six months took them from some of the hottest days on record to an extended cold spell where windchill drove temperatures to -20 C. Combined with this was the kind of precipitation patterns climate change models have been predicting for decades, with some growers losing access to irrigation water. » Read more...

From the Editor: Cautious optimism

We’ve officially passed the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’d like to say something about how we’re on the path to recovery and a return to something approaching normalcy, but it feels like “adaptation” is more accurate. Many changes have happened since March 2020 and while some things will revert to how they were, some are likely permanent. » Read more...
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The Food Lover’s Garden

Grow it, cook it, eat it! From the vegetable patch to the dinner table

Put off by the origin-unknown, not-so-fresh, pesticide-laden offerings at the grocery store? Hungry for delicious high-quality veg and fragrant herbs, and looking to have some control over where your food comes from but never planted a seed in your life?

Foodie meets gardener in this deliciously accessible, easy-to-use guide to growing, cooking, and preserving twenty-some popular, easy-to-grow vegetables and herbs. Taking the budding gardener from planting, growing and harvesting, to preparation of delicious, nutritious, and affordable meals, this book is a celebration of food in all its stages.

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