Sunday, February 25, 2024

Local Food

Grey County is collaborating with Grey Agricultural Services to provide up to $3,000 to farmers to test new practices that aim to improve soil health and increase carbon capture on farms. The program, known as Experimental Acres, is seeking six farms to participate. Applications are due by February 23, and can fall into one of three categories. The first category is Living Roots and Green Cover projects, which extend the time soil is covered or has living roots in it...
A new Grey Bruce Public Health report, posted last week to GBPH’s website, highlights the struggles many Grey-Bruce families and individuals are facing to afford basic living expenses, such as sufficient food and rent, as incomes and social assistance rates fail to keep pace with escalating costs. The report, The Cost of Eating Well & The Urgent Issue of Food Insecurity, finds the cost of groceries for a family of four in Grey-Bruce was $301 a week or $1,305 a...

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