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Conservation Ontario - Water Wednesdays October 20

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:40 PM

Cover crops prevent soil #erosion, increase soil organic matter, and can use available soil nutrients, preventing them from running off with rain and snow melt. Nutrients from fields, including nitrates, can pollute local #drinkingwater sources including your private well. Cover the field, prevent the #runoff, protect drinking water. #SourceWaterON @ONenvironment

 

Ontario Garlic Week - Supporting Food & Beverage

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:27 PM

During Ontario Garlic Week (Oct 29 to Nov 7) restaurants from across Ontario will create and sell a food or beverage item using Ontario grown garlic. There is no fee thanks to support from the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Live Green Toronto and Pfenning’s Organic Farms. Already, chefs, chocolatiers and even breweries (black garlic stout) are getting ready.
Info & Registration for food establishments, crafts people and farmers:

Grand River Watershed Conditions Statement 14 October 2021

Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 02:11 PM

Watershed Conditions Statement Water Safety

Date Issued: Thursday, October 14, 2021

Message: Caution urged around local waterways due to rainfall in the forecast

Remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Pamela from the Pacific are expected to influence weather systems over the next few days, bringing widespread rainfall with the potential for embedded thunderstorms to southern Ontario.

The system will reach the Great Lakes region on Friday. Widespread precipitation amounts of 20 to 30 mm are expected...

October 26, 2021 - FREE Mental Health Support for Business Owners & Ag Professionals in Dufferin

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 04:00 PM

inDufferin is launching Stress, Survival & Showing Up, a new, FREE mental health series of events, workshops and resources designed to support business owners, agriculture professionals, and their teams.
The events and interactive workshops will be led by mental health specialists hailing from the agriculture, food and beverage and creative therapy sectors.
The Stress, Survival & Showing Up series is completely FREE and available to all members of the Dufferin County business and agriculture...

Conservation Ontario - Water Wednesdays October 13

Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 03:57 PM

Whether you live in the city or the country, it’s important to only ever flush the 3Ps down the toilet: #pee, #poop, and #toiletpaper! If you have a #septic system, flushing anything else can be an expensive mistake and negatively impact local lakes and rivers. In the city, #sewage backups could impact you, your neighbours or local lakes and rivers. Yuck! Check out @idontflush for more details! https://youtu.be/9SIgDpUKa2A
@TheOntarioOnsiteWastewaterAssociation. #WaterWednesday#SourceWaterON

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