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Maple Syrup: A Boost to the Local Economy and Your Health


March 27, 2015 12:00 AM

Posted by Jenny Fanning

A guide to local maple syrup production, its health benefits, and local festivals.

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The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement: Pressure on the Canadian Dairy Industry


March 25, 2015 03:00 PM

Posted by Matthew Gaudreau

The Australia-China Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), likely to be signed this year, will lead to increased Australian dairy imports in China and added pressure on Canadian exports. 

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Putting Our Values to Work, Part Two: Greg deGroot-Maggetti on Living Wages


March 19, 2015 01:15 PM

Posted by Jesse Bauman

Part two of an interview with Greg deGroot-Maggetti, wherein we discuss  living wages as a way to restore good jobs, support healthy local economies, and save us all money in the long term.

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March 2015


Cheese Making Workshop

April 4th

Hands-on making mozzarella and yogurt.

Protect the Pollinators

April 7th

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April 11th

Create a sustainable permaculture garden.

Taste of Woolwich 2015

April 13th

Local Food is always in season: come sample local foods and workshops

Edible Forest & Orchard Polyculture Seminar & Workshop

April 18th

Learn how to design and manage small or large Orchard Polycultures

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