Friday, June 25, 2021

Local Food

As the old saying goes, “They took everything, including the kitchen sink!” Well, now you can find the kitchen sink among hundreds of items up for grabs in the first Canadian Foodgrains Bank Ontario online auction, being held June 10 – 17. The auction is taking place through Sydenham Auction Services and can be accessed at their website, www.sydenhamauction.com. Henry Reinders, coordinator of the Meaford Bighead River growing project and Ontario Regional Representative for Canadian Foodgrains Bank, said the...
If you eat every day, you need pollinators – the bees, flies, butterflies, moths, wasps, beetles, hummingbirds, and small mammals that transfer pollen from one plant to another, allowing plants to reproduce and to grow the fruit and vegetables we eat – and the flowers that grace our yards and tables. Pollinators are also very important for pollinating countless tree species – the flowers are often too high in the sky for us to see, but pollinators are there...

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