We have all seen the recent headlines highlighting the rising cost of groceries and cost of living. Whether you live rurally or urban; everyone is feeling the impact of inflation and the increased cost to feed our families.
OFA Viewpoint: Please enjoy Ontario’s vibrant summer scenery — from a distance
ONTARIO – Ontario boasts a picturesque landscape with a wide range of elements from rolling hills and waterfronts to diverse croplands, endless horizons, and everything in between.
West Luther 4-H learn about agricultural research at various venues
Learning about agriculture research – The West Luther 4-H field crops club met on June 20.…
Variance facilitates expansion for Harriston Agromart
MINTO – The town’s committee of adjustment has approved a minor variance to allow a local agricultural business to build a new shop/warehouse.
Executive director announced for Family and Children’s Services Guelph Wellington
GUELPH – Family and Children’s Services of Guelph and Wellington has appointed a new executive…
Rural Wellington hospitals and primary care practices busier than ever
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Rural Wellington hospitals and primary care practices are busier than ever.…
Harriston-Minto fair ambassador competition set for July 8
HARRISTON - The 2022 Harriston-Minto Ambassador of the Fair Competition will feature six competitors for the junior ambassador title and one in the senior category.
Horse Heritage Awards to be announced at Erin Fair
ERIN – Submissions for the 2022 Erin Agricultural Society Horse Heritage Hall of Fame awards are being accepted.
OFA Viewpoint: Attracting the next generation of farm leaders
With a diverse and extensive list of challenges to address across the agriculture industry, it’s…
Josh Brander takes on role as youth director on Ontario 4-H council
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Josh Brander has been announced as 4-H Ontario’s new 2022 youth…
West Luther 4-H club explores beef farming
WELLINGTON NORTH – The West Luther 4-H Beef Club attended a meeting at Jim Lindsay’s beef…
Eramosa 4-H members learn about what it takes to start a beef farm
GUELPH/ERAMOSA– The second meeting of the Eramosa 4-H Beef Club was held on May 24 at the home of Allan and Janice Wallace.
West Luther 4-H Cloverbuds learn about plants
WELLINGTON NORTH – The West Luther 4-H Cloverbuds had their third meeting on June 4. Members…
Farmers markets team up to again offer trail, box initiatives
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Local farmers’ markets have teamed up to bring a Market Box Series and the Taste Real Farmers’ Market Trail to the community.
Senate adopts Food Day in Canada Act
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Canada’s Senate has adopted a bill introduced by Senator Rob Black in November to recognize the Saturday of the August long weekend as Food Day in Canada each year.