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Region of Durham

Durham Region is developing a Food System Report Card

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Durham Food Policy Council (DFPC) hosted a symposium on April 22nd—Earth Day—to discuss the development of a Food System Report Card for Durham Region, and to brainstorm key indicators that would track the health of the region’s food system. The DFPC is working towards a just and sustainable...read more

Durham Region Virtual Farm Tours throughout 2021

Monday, March 15, 2021

Durham Region farmers will be offering behind-the-scenes virtual farm tours throughout 2021 on the Durham Farm Connections Facebook page! Each tour will be hosted by a farmer and will share a beyond-the-farm-gate view of many different types of farms, including: beef cattle, maple syrup, egg, greenhouse, field crop, dairy,...read more

From Farm to Tablet: Forsythe Family Farms Online Education Packages

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Farms make for the best classroom. This is what Forsythe Family Farms believes, and we couldn’t agree more. Owned and operated by Jim and Leslie Forsythe, the Durham Region farm has deep roots in farm and food education — known for hosting groups and school tours for over 27 years. Now, Forsythe...read more

Grateful for our Farmers’ hard work & generosity

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

No sector has been unscathed by COVID-19, certainly not the food and farming sector. But to start the year off on a hopeful note, we’d like highlight the generosity of Canadian farmers and farm organizations who, through tumultuous times, have been working to support their communities via propitious partnerships...read more

Ontario releases 10-year report on Lake Simcoe

Monday, August 31, 2020

In July 2020, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks released a 10-year report on Lake Simcoe, as per the five-year and annual reporting requirements under the Lake Simcoe Protection Act, 2008. The report shows the restoration of over 15 kilometres of degraded shorelines, the planting of more than 55,000...read more