Daily Archives: January 8, 2017

A New Online Tool for Local Food

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In a recent blog post we discussed the benefits of eating local food and different ways of sourcing ...

Greenbelt Route officially launched!

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The Greenbelt Route is a new cycling trail running more than 375 km from Niagara to Northumberland. It ...

Rivers and Streams on the Escarpment

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The Niagara Escarpment contains the headwaters of five major river systems: the Nottawasaga, Credit, Humber, Saugeen, and Grand ...

Species Spotlight: Lakeside Daisy

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The Lakeside Daisy (Tetraneuris herbacea), also called Manitoulin Gold, is a small perennial plant in the aster family. ...

Species Spotlight: Massassauga Rattlesnake

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The Massassauga rattlesnake is native to Ontario and North-Eastern USA. In Ontario, there are two populations: the Great ...

Apples and Origins

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We may take for granted the common varieties of apples such as Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, or Empire, ...

Garlic: Healthy, Delicious and Local!

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Did you know that garlic has been used in medicine around the world for at least 5000 years? ...

Greenbelt Agriculture by the Numbers

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The Greenbelt spans 1.8 million acres of land in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario, including the Niagara ...

Strawberries: Them’s the berries!

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Ever wondered how strawberries got their name? It seems nobody knows for sure, but there are a few ...

The Best Apples are Grown Close to Home!

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The Niagara Escarpment is known for it’s towering cliffs, beautiful scenery, and great recreation opportunities. But did you ...