Organic news feed

Peace Bus coming through Cochrane - Cochrane Times

Organic news feed - August 15, 2014 - 6:09am

Peace Bus coming through Cochrane
Cochrane Times
The youth on the bus have been doing a mixture of communal service projects and learning about local issues and initiatives (from organic farming to drug addiction programs) to become more aware of Canada and the people in its disparate regions in ...

Longtime resident running for top Ajax job - durhamregion.com

Organic news feed - August 15, 2014 - 4:06am

Longtime resident running for top Ajax job
durhamregion.com
Canada offered a lot to us. It's a great country. Thirty-three million live here in harmony and peace.” He wants to leave a legacy, “to leave something behind for this country.” His five-point plan includes developing solar power and promoting organic ...

DON'T CONFUSE BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY WITH SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Huffington Post Canada

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 3:14pm

DON'T CONFUSE BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY WITH SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Huffington Post Canada
Known as Magnaville, the town in question was supposed to become a self-sustaining organic farming community, but that required winning local support for the project. To do this, Magna offered financial incentives and built new modern sporting ...

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How American Cricket Farmers Raise Bugs for Us to Eat - Munchies_ Food by VICE

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 2:28pm

Munchies_ Food by VICE

How American Cricket Farmers Raise Bugs for Us to Eat
Munchies_ Food by VICE
Is there such a thing as organically raised, sustainably grown crickets? ... Bachhuber opened Big Cricket Farms in Youngstown, Ohio in April of this year, but he's already fielding requests from clients in the US, Australia, Iceland, Mexico, and Canada.

Local agriculture needs to go GMO-free - Chatham Daily News

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 11:31am

Chatham Daily News

Local agriculture needs to go GMO-free
Chatham Daily News
... I believe our best hope is to act now to position Chatham-Kent at the forefront of this shift towards GMO-free and organic products. I urge MP Dave Van Kesteren, MPP Rick Nicholls and Mayor Randy Hope to use their influence to ensure that Canada ...

​US-Russia sanctions war a golden opportunity - RT (blog)

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 8:05am

RT (blog)

​US-Russia sanctions war a golden opportunity
RT (blog)
Moscow has banned beef, pork, poultry and dairy products, as well as fruit and vegetables from the United States, the European Union, Canada, Australia and Norway for one year. Basta! Done. Borders with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan ... Now, out of ...

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Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in ... - Dal News

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 6:17am

Dal News

Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in ...
Dal News
L-to-R: Richard Florizone (Dal President), Scott Armstrong (MP Cumberland-Colchester), Gerry Ritz (Federal Minister of Agriculture) and Andrew Hammermeister (Director, Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada) speak following Tuesday's announcement.
Feds Funding Organic Research To Meet Market DemandBlackburnNews.com
Canada: Federal government invests in organic industryFreshPlaza

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Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in ... - Dal News

Organic news feed - August 14, 2014 - 6:17am

Dal News

Organic growth: Dal-hosted centre to manage national research cluster in ...
Dal News
L-to-R: Richard Florizone (Dal President), Scott Armstrong (MP Cumberland-Colchester), Gerry Ritz (Federal Minister of Agriculture) and Andrew Hammermeister (Director, Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada) speak following Tuesday's announcement.
Feds Funding Organic Research To Meet Market DemandBlackburnNews.com
Canada: Federal government invests in organic industryFreshPlaza

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Bat populations throughout the northeast wiped out - Farm Focus

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 1:52pm

Farm Focus

Bat populations throughout the northeast wiped out
Farm Focus
Canada isn't the only country experiencing these massive declines. The population plunges are caused by a non-native fungus. Since its arrival at least eight species have been dramatically affected. Those species paying the price are non-migratory ...

Federal government invests in organic industry - Farm Focus

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 1:39pm

Farm Focus

Federal government invests in organic industry
Farm Focus
Andy Hammermeister, director of Dalhousie Agricultural Campus's Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada in Bible Hill, Nova Scotia is thrilled a large financial donation has been made by the federal government for continued research projects in the ...
Dalhousie gets $8M boost for organic farming researchCBC.ca
Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible HillTheChronicleHerald.ca
Harper Government Boosts Canadian Organic SectorMarketwired (press release)
MetroNews Canada
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Organic movement growing - Truro Daily News

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 12:48pm

Organic movement growing
Truro Daily News
There is such a demand that according to federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, 58 per cent of Canadians are purchasing organic products each week and there are more than 4,000 organic farms in the country. Also of interest is that Canada has the ...

Eastern Ontario concern over declining honeybees - Ottawa Sun

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 8:32am

Ottawa Sun

Eastern Ontario concern over declining honeybees
Ottawa Sun
In fact, Baker was contacted by local organic farmer Angela Peladeau who, over her 12 years of agricultural experience, began witnessing a significant decline in honeybees on her property. She brings in Baker's bees to assist with pollination of her ...

Taste Regina: A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating | Gallery - Regina Leader-Post

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 7:34am

Regina Leader-Post

Taste Regina: A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating | Gallery
Regina Leader-Post
It was a once-a-year occasion to get up close and personal with one of Canada's up-and-coming chefs and a group of organic farmers passionate about the food they nurture to put on your plate. This was the second dinner in as many years hosted by Chris ...

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Area concern over declining honeybees - Brockville Recorder and Times

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 7:24am

Brockville Recorder and Times

Area concern over declining honeybees
Brockville Recorder and Times
In fact, Baker was contacted by local organic farmer Angela Peladeau who, over her 12 years of agricultural experience, began witnessing a significant decline in honeybees on her property. She brings in Baker's bees to assist with pollination of her ...

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Dalhousie gets $8M boost for organic farming research - CBC.ca

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 7:22am

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Dalhousie gets $8M boost for organic farming research
CBC.ca
Ottawa is providing eight million dollars to the Dalhousie University agriculture campus to boost research into organic farming. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz visited the Truro campus Tuesday to make the announcement. The funding comes from the ...
Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible HillTheChronicleHerald.ca
Government Invests In Organic SectorPortage Online
Organic movement growingTruro Daily News
MetroNews Canada -SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Government Invests In Organic Sector - Portage Online

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 5:52am

Government Invests In Organic Sector
Portage Online
"The Organic Federation of Canada is privileged to collaborate with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada at Dalhousie University on this national project to advance the understanding and methodology of organic ...

Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible Hill - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 4:37am

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Feds' $8-million organic plan centred in Bible Hill
TheChronicleHerald.ca
“The organic sector is growing very rapidly and frankly we are not able to meet the demand,” said Andy Hammermeister, director of the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada and an assistant professor at Dalhousie University's agricultural campus, where ...

A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating - Regina Leader-Post

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 4:02am

A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating
Regina Leader-Post
Seriously, who could resist a road trip to a longtable dinner smack in the middle of a sunny farmer's field in lush Langley, B. C? It was a once-a-year occasion to get up close and personal with one of Canada's up-and-coming chefs and a group of ...

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A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating - Regina Leader-Post

Organic news feed - August 13, 2014 - 2:20am

A taste of farm-to-fork and nose-to-tail eating
Regina Leader-Post
... in the middle of a sunny farmer's field in lush Langley, B. C? It was a once-a-year occasion to get up close and personal with one of Canada's up-and-coming chefs and a group of organic farmers passionate about the food they nurture to put on your ...

Ottawa provides $8 million for organic research - MetroNews Canada

Organic news feed - August 12, 2014 - 5:28pm

Ottawa provides $8 million for organic research
MetroNews Canada
TRURO, N.S. – The Dalhousie University agriculture campus has received $8 million from Ottawa to help research into organic farming. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz visited the Truro campus on Tuesday to make the announcement. The funding comes from ...