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Blacksmithing Revival

  Hammond, ON – South east of Ottawa in the community of Hammond there is a business that is a throwback to the early days of rural Ontario, before the mass production throwaway age, where you had to make the implements you needed to make a living. The blacksmith shop was central to most rural communities where farmers could get a blade More...

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By admin On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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Fund Raiser for Morrisburg Animal Rescue After Devastating Fire – CLICK FOR DETAILS! Feb 2, 2015

CFN– Submitted by Kim LalondeWhen Tragedy hits Our community steps.Ethel And Bill Britton are well known in their community of Morrisburg for rescuing and sheltering homeless abandoned and abused animals.They More...

By Reg Coffey On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Niche To Mainstream – Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference 2014 by Reg Coffey

  SSN – This is the second Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference that I have attended and the one thing that strikes me every year is that they believe Eastern Ontario ends at Kingston. It is ironic More...

By Reg Coffey On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Lots of Produce Available at Farmer’s Markets by Reg Coffey

  Manotick – It might seem like winter is right around the corner but it isn’t even Fall yet and most Farmer’s Market will be open until Thanksgiving. There are still lots of stuff to buy at your More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Launch of the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network’s 2014-2015 SDG&PR Farm Fresh Local Food Map

SSN – The United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) are pleased to partner with the Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network and celebrate the launch of the 2014-2015 SDG&PR Farm Fresh Local Food More...

By Reg Coffey On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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4-H in South Stormont – This is not your Grandmothers 4-H Club by Kathy Coffey

  South Stormont News – 4-H celebrated its 100th anniversary in Canada in 2013 and will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in Ontario during 2015. With the threat of closures of the two agricultural More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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$2M Found to Keep Kemptville Agricultural College Alive for Another Year!

MPP Steve Clark CFN –  MPP Steve Clark attended the media event at the Kemptville Agricultural College where it was announced that $2M was found so that students could attend in the Fall and not have to More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Community Council of Alfred College Pleased With Future of Campus April 1, 2014

SSN – After the winds of uncertainty and anxiety that followed the shock of the announcement of the imminent end of the partnership that linked the community and Alfred College at the University of Guelph, More...

By admin On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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Kemptville Agricultural College May Be Saved by St. Lawrence & Algonquin Colleges

South Stormont – Good news for local farm families as the Ontario Government announced today that St. Lawrence & Algonquin Colleges may fill the breach and save the venerable Kemptville Agricultural More...