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Loving Spoonful is hiring!

Loving Spoonful is a Kingston-based food access non-profit organization that envisions a healthy, sustainable, food-secure community.
The organization is advertising the following positions: food access animator; food rescue co-ordinator; community kitchen team co-ordinator; and community programs manager.

Turn Veggies into Income this Winter Two Rivers Food Hub

Do you want to turn extra veggies into income this winter?   Two Rivers has shared climate controlled storage for free* for consignment vendors (up to a harvest pallet ‘bin’, plus reasonable pricing for larger quantities.

250 ACRE FARM FOR SALE NEAR BROCKVILLE,ON

Beautiful private farm for sale! After 20 years, we are downsizing and would like to see this property used to its full potential and passed along to other stewards of the land. Perfect for a mixed farm operation. Please see details below. We are asking $450,000 but the price is negotiable to the right owners. Looking to sell in 2018, flexibility in dates.

Seeking Farm Land

Anne Prichard, of Frontenac CFDC, and Richard Allen, County of Frontenac, are working with John Wernham, who is seeking to purchase or long-term lease a farm property.  

The description of John’s ideal farm land is outlined below.   Please feel free to circulate this information, should you know of anyone whom may be interested.
from John Wernham: 

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington is seeking up to four individuals to join the Council.

The Council’s work is guided by the KFL&A Food Charter which envisions a secure and sustainable food system for our region. Its main activities include serving as a forum to discuss food issues, assessing the food system in KFL&A and informing and influencing food and food-related policies and programs. 

Holistic Management for Family Farms; Making Better Decisions

Course offered in November, 2017.
Participants who are interested could apply for GF2 cost share until June 1.
Holistic Management for Family Farms; Making Better Decisions
Farms eligible for Growing Your Farm Profits may have part of the cost covered under  Capacity Building - deadline JUNE 1, 2017;
November 6,7,8 and 20, 21, 22, 2017  Location; Wilton, Ontario (near Napanee)

Proposed Picton Farmers Market -- Community Engagement Survey

We are involved in trying to establish a Farmers’ Market in Picton, and we’d love to hear your thoughts! 

Free presentation on Citizen Science Research on the Anchor Invasive Leek Moth

The Leek Moth (Acrolepiopsis assectella) is an invasive species of

Kingston Area Markets 2017

Farmers and other vendors,
You may be thinking about becoming a vendor at one of the several Kingston area markets.
This list includes contact information for the market managers, as well as information about the days and times for each market.

Thanks to Dale Somerville for compiling the list.

NFU Local 316 (Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox-Addington)

 
 

 

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Initiatives

Keep Supply Management (NFU National Group)

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New Farm Project Photos
NFU Local 316 Youth Bursary