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Food and Agriculture Advisory Council Report 2019
posted January 10th, 2019 in Blog

For immediate release from the: Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, and Akwesasne Food and Agricultural Council (FAAC)   Food and Agricultural Council continues efforts to advance economic and community development across the region   (Photo: Gina Dragone Photography, Against the Grain Farms, North Dundas, ON) February 20th, 2019 – Food is the backbone of Eastern […]

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Community Kitchens Launch!
posted August 21st, 2018 in Blog

The Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry (SD&G), Cornwall, and Akwesasne Food and Agriculture Advisory Council has launched a project to use existing assets in our community- specifically infrastructure. We have newly renovated kitchen spaces which exist within our local communities that are all Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) inspected. The council is planning a series of events […]

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What’s your story? Featuring Rubicon Farms
posted August 2nd, 2018 in Blog

The Rubicon Farm is beautifully hidden gem located in Avonmore, Ontario, within the county of North Stormont. The farm was established in 2001 by Roger and Jane Mattiuz, who together had the idea of planting 100 “experimental” blueberry bushes. That quickly turned into 1900 more plants over time, spread out over 1.5 + acres. The […]

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What’s your story?
posted May 30th, 2018 in Blog

In May 2018 the Food and Agriculture Advisory council launched a new project. The council is looking to compile a list of stories about producers, agri-food businesses, events, history, and all things agriculture related. We are looking to feature our region and highlight what makes us unique. The stories will be used as part of […]

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Seedy Saturday Cornwall
posted March 6th, 2018 in Blog Events Spotlight

Are you planting a vegetable garden in 2018? Do you still need to purchase your seeds? Are you worried about your garden and want some expert advice? Do you need a free event for the kids during March break? Then you need to join us for Seedy Saturday on March 17th at the Benson Centre. This […]

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Community Garden and Special Event Grant Application Now Available
posted October 12th, 2017 in Blog

Apply for financial support to help our community grow!

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Local Funding Opportunities
posted October 12th, 2017 in Blog

Check out these funding opportunities that are available October 2017! Don’t miss out on the application deadlines.

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Calling all dairy processors and cheese makers!
posted October 3rd, 2017 in Blog Uncategorized

Calling all dairy processors and cheesemakers! Check out these new investment fund opportunities inside!

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Design Our New Logo!
posted August 1st, 2017 in Blog

The new SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network is looking for a youth or child to submit ideas for their new logo. All applications must be submitted by mail or email before September 1st, 2017.

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Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival 2017
posted July 20th, 2017 in Blog

The Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival is back – this time with added punch – celebrating 150 years of everything local!

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