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Saturday, December 14, 2019

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Free trade deal isn’t quite a Christmas miracle for farmers

Not to take anything away from the original Christmas miracle, but the one that happened earlier this week in Mexico City when Canada, Mexico...

Before the Plate documentary shines light on food production in Ontario

Ever wondered how the food on your plate is produced? Take a dive into the details of food production in Ontario with a special...

Agri-food businesses get financial boost from feds, province

Ten farm and agri-food businesses in the area are getting a collective $232,000 boost courtesy of the federal and provincial governments. Among the funding recipients...

A berry good season?

With strawberry season in full swing, it seems that the local market sure is taking notice. Ken and Joy Hoffman of Hoffman’s Strawberries said that...

Elmira university student wins horticultural society scholarship

Blake Doerbecker is the recipient of the $500 scholarship award funded by the Elmira and District Horticultural Society. This award aims to acknowledge students...

Getting a taste of Woolwich

Despite some light drizzle over the weekend, the annual Taste of Woolwich event was well attended on Saturday. Held at the Elmira Farmers’ Market,...

Our ag. industry is one of Trump’s latest targets

Just hours after badmouthing Canada and other G7 allies, U.S. President Donald Trump was embracing North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un like a long-lost friend. While...

Getting down to the business of going local with food choices

Long supporting the region’s local food producers, the Taste of Woolwich is back for its 12th year next weekend. With a number of attractions,...
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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...