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The Hands that Feed Us: Agapito Alvarado

The Hands that Feed Us: Agapito Alvarado

Posted Apr 18th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Agapito Alvarado is a seasonal agricultural worker who comes from Mexico to work at a Niagara winery for eight months of the year.

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The Hands that Feed Us: Fausto Hernandez

The Hands that Feed Us: Fausto Hernandez

Posted Mar 21st, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, The Hands That Feed Us, Food Stories

Fausto Hernanadez is a seasonal agricultural worker who comes to Niagara for eight months a year to work in a local greenhouse.

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Greenhouse turns over new leaf with Niagara Lettuce Co.

Greenhouse turns over new leaf with Niagara Lettuce Co.

Posted Jan 18th, 2017 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

Niagara Lettuce Co. grows Boston and oak leaf lettuces in Vineland, providing a source of fresh, local greens throughout the year.

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This Niagara nut farmer has heart

This Niagara nut farmer has heart

Posted Sep 26th, 2016 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

Dave White is a Niagara nut farmer with heart. He grows cashew-like heartnuts, and black walnuts that he sells to the public.

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Watch: Migrant Dreams shows migrant labour nightmare

Watch: Migrant Dreams shows migrant labour nightmare

Posted Sep 13th, 2016 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

The documentary, Migrant Dreams, shows the vulnerability of foreign workers who come to Canada to work under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program.

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Samsara Fields: Cycles of Life in Waterford, Ont.

Samsara Fields: Cycles of Life in Waterford, Ont.

Posted Jul 28th, 2016 in Beyond Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

Samsara Fields is an organic farm in Waterford, Ontario. Owners Soyoung Lee and J.P. Gural were drawn to farming as a way to better the world.

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Linc Farm at Southbrook owners not sheepish about farm

Linc Farm at Southbrook owners not sheepish about farm

Posted May 31st, 2016 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm, Food Stories

The owners of Linc Farm at Southbrook aren't sheepish about how much they love their animals and are trying to change their industry for the better.

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Cricket and community building

Cricket and community building

Posted Sep 8th, 2015 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm


There is no worse feeling in sports than when your wicket drops.

There are no second chances in cricket. When you are deemed ‘out’, you are permanently out of the game. To add...

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Thanking a farmer's worker

Thanking a farmer's worker

Posted Sep 5th, 2015 in On the Farm


A pile of photographs sits on Jane Andres’s dining room table.

In them, faces beam out at the viewer: middle school-aged students wear caps and gowns to mark the...

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Get yourself in a CSA and love thy rutabaga

Get yourself in a CSA and love thy rutabaga

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 in Eating Niagara, On the Farm

Joining CSA or community supported agriculture is a great way to eat local food and support a local farmer. Here's a list Niagara farms offering CSAs.

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