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WESTERN ONTARIO: Direct-to-consumer sales see big boost with COVID-19

Posted on May 13th, 2020 by Jennifer Hannan

WESTERN ONTARIO: Direct-to-consumer sales see big boost with COVID-19

As larger producers struggle with weak commodity prices or processing issues, farmers that move products locally and directly to the public have seen business boom.... 

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Ontario launches web portal to connect farmers and workers

Posted on Apr 27th, 2020 by Jennifer Hannan

Ontario launches web portal to connect farmers and workers

Challenges getting enough seasonal agriculture workers in the country means there’s a need for more Canadians to work on farms. Initiative to help match workers with farm operations who need them.... 

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Chicken farmers donate

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2020 by Jennifer Hannan

Chicken farmers donate

Chicken Farmers of Canada, whose office is in the nation's capital, has announced it will be making a $20,000 cash donation to the Ottawa Food Bank to assist families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.... 

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