A Guelph researcher, Catharine Wilson, professor of rural history at the University of Guelph is examining 19th and 20th century farm diaries to tell the stories of over 150 farming communities.

Ontario MPP Monte McNaughton brought forward Bill 146, the Transparency in Gas Pricing Act, 2016 making Cap and Trade a separate line item on peoples’ natural gas bills.

A new campaign video commissioned by the Labour Issues Coordinating Committee (LICC), aims to communicate the harm that the proposed changes to Ontario’s minimum wage will have on the agricultural industry.

Photo supplied by Hi-Berry Farm.

There is a new photography exhibit at the Bruce County Museum called "Field of Dreams" featuring images and stories of workers from Mexico that come to Canada through the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program.

Joe Sbrocchi is the new general manager of the Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers, based in Leamington. Photo by Glenn Lowson.

The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers is under new management. Joe Sbrocchi, a lifetime veteran of the produce industry, started as general manager on September 18. He’s predicting a “golden age” for the sector.

 An artist offers a rendering of what the final plant will look like.

Alberta’s potato industry is boosted with Cavendish Farms’ $360 million investment in a processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta. The plant should be in production by fall 2019. 

Vegetable fields are flooded in Florida, but worse, is lack of labour.

Hurricane Irma has disrupted the corridors of commerce from Florida to eastern Canada. The interconnectedness of the North American marketplace is felt by the entire produce chain.

Photo supplied by Cookstown Greens.

Two opposition MPPs have announced a co-sponsored private member’s bill that would create an organic products regulation in Ontario.

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