On Wednesday June 29, 2011, Delft Blue Veal Farms (division of Grober Inc.) proudly hosted the event, Harvesting Clean Energy on Ontario Farms
by Patricia Grotenhuis, lifelong farmer and agricultural advocate
There is a lot of studying which goes into farming.
Many farmers today have a college diploma or university degree. Some even have graduate degrees. Even after school, though, farmers have to constantly update their knowledge to stay on top of the latest research findings and newest technology. Continue reading
By Patricia Grotenhuis, lifelong farmer and agricultural advocate
A great man in agricultural education was given a much-deserved recognition by the Ontario Farm Animal Council at its annual general meeting on April 5.
Fred Cahill, owner of the Texas Longhorn Ranch and known to countless people simply as “Cowboy Fred” has joined an elite group of agricultural enthusiasts who have received the “Friend of OFAC” award over the last 12 years.
Jennifer Bain, Toronto Star, 2007.04.04
The real deal about veal; The Ontario Veal Association president opens her barn for a tour, encouraging butchers, supermarkets, chefs and consumers to learn more about this lean red meat
Ontario farmers want you to know how they do – and don’t – produce veal. Continue reading
By Sarah McGinnis, Calgary Herald, 2008.07.04
As Canadians gravitate towards urban living, the Calgary Stampede is fostering a critical connection between city dwellers and Alberta farms.
This year’s agricultural activities are going to extend beyond the Stampede grounds as a series of day-long farm tours offers the curious a window into how their food is produced. Continue reading