Local Food

2020 Apple Crop In Jeopardy Without Essential Workers On Farm

Brian Gilroy2020 270By Ontario standards, I have a relatively small apple orchard. I grow about a dozen different varieties on 25 acres of land that looks over beautiful Georgian Bay. Even on my small acreage though, my trees produce about half a million pounds of apples annually in an average year.

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Want to be a Summer Youth Gardener?

communitygarden 0011 2019 270Calling all community-minded students who are looking for a summer job. Time is running out to apply for a position with the Golden Town Outreach program as a Summer Youth Gardener, a position that would allow you to work out-of-doors for the summer, learn to design, grow, and maintain gardens, to harvest the fruit of your labour, and share it with the community.

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