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GMO Food Labeling Initiative Defeated

GMO Food Labeling Initiative Defeated

The following article appeared in the Ontario Farmer on December 4th, 2012 and was written by Ian Cumming. “All it...

Don’t put profits before sustainable livelihoods

Don’t put profits before sustainable livelihoods

The following Letter to the Editor appeared in the Guelph Mercury on December 3rd, 2012. Re: Genetically engineered foods no...

Organic Sector Responds to the National Post

Organic Sector Responds to the National Post

From the COG Newsroom To: The National Post  Re: “Canada’s organic food certification system ‘little more than an extortion racket,’...

Have YOUR say in the design and delivery of Growing Forward 2 funding

Have YOUR say in the design and delivery of Growing Forward 2 funding

-Guelph, ON OCO members- Have YOUR say in the design and delivery of Growing Forward 2 funding! If you wish...

3rd Organic Dinner & Jazz Night a Huge Success

3rd Organic Dinner & Jazz Night a Huge Success

-Guelph, ON, After countless hours of planning, we have to wonder if events like the Dinner & Jazz Night are...

Help Wanted: Supporting organic agriculture in Canada

Help Wanted: Supporting organic agriculture in Canada

  Rod MacRae is no stranger to the realities of farming; as a child he worked on his family’s Cape...

RR Alfalfa: An Oxymoron

RR Alfalfa: An Oxymoron

-Kitchener, Ontario Marty Boettcher, a 2nd generation Ontario organic farmer, spoke up and said the following regarding RR Alfalfa. Marty...

Canadian Seed Trade Association Discusses RR Alfalfa “Co-Existence Strategy”

Canadian Seed Trade Association Discusses RR Alfalfa “Co-Existence Strategy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kitchener, ON October 24, 2012 The Canadian Seed Trade Association is hosting a meeting in Kitchener...

Adding Ecological Aspects to Ontario’s Local Food Act Considered Priority

Adding Ecological Aspects to Ontario’s Local Food Act Considered Priority

-Guelph, Ontario Just last week Ontario’s Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the introduction of a Local Food Act which, if passed, will promote food grown and...

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