Here a some of our favourite websites and links to help you find more useful information.
Community Supported Agriculture & Farmers’ Markets
Orangeville Farmers’ Market on Broadway – Saturdays 8am-1pm, May 11th – end of October
Creemore Farmers’ Market – Saturdays 8:30am – 12:30pm, Victoria Day Weekend – Thanksgiving Weekend
Ontario CSA Farms Directory – Find out more about other CSAs in Ontario.
Fun Link – 31 Things to do with Confusing CSA Vegetables (ie. Kohlrabi, Garlic Scapes, Turnips)
Fiddle Foot Farm – In the News
Shelburne Free Press 2019
Shelburne Free Press, 2019 “Meet the Farmers Battling Climate Change”
Food In the Hills – “The Kohlrabi Challenge” – a focus on Community Supported Agriculture, Spring Issue 2013
Alliston Herald – “Putting Families Back in Touch with the Farm” – Farm of the Month Feature, May 30, 2013
Orangeville Citizen – “An Offer to Share in the Bounty” by Constance Scrafield – Feb 2012
Creemore Echo – “Fiddle Foot Farm: A Reverse Farm Family” by Julie Suzanne Pollock – Sept. 2012
Caledon Living Magazine Profile – by CSA members, Lena & Simon, who work for Caledon Living Magazine and chronicled their experience receiving shares throughout the 2010 season.
New Farmer Training
C.R.A.F.T. SW Ontario – The Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training is a member-driven network of organic and ecological farms that offer internships on their farms. We are members of the South West Ontario region.
Growing Farmers – Two very inspiring videos created in the United States explaining the current swell in interest among young people to pursue agriculture as well as the challenges facing new farmers. One focuses on Access to Farmland and the other focuses on Education and Support for Young Farmers.
Farmers Growing Farmers – An Everdale project to train and support new farmers.
Farmstart – The objective of FarmStart is to support and encourage a new generation of farmers to develop locally based, ecologically sound and economically viable agricultural enterprises.
Society for Biodynamic Farming and Gardening in Ontario – General information, news and events pertaining to Biodynamic agriculture.
Rudolf Steiner Centre – A resource centre for Biodynamic Agriculture, Waldorf Education, Anthroposophy, and more!
Local Organizations & General Interest
Sustain Ontario – An incredibly comprehensive website about healthy food and farming.
Food In the Hills – A local magazine featuring great people and great food in the Headwaters Region.
Dufferin Farm Fresh – Local Food Map highlighting producers and retailers in Dufferin County.
Ecological Farmers of Ontario – A community network of farmers practicing organic and ecological agriculture. Workshops, conferences and kitchen table meetings support farmer-to-farmer communication and learning.
OMAFRA Organic Agriculture – Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Farming and Rural Affairs information regarding organic agriculture practices.