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Sheep, lambs are coming to Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

Montreal borough approves plan to bring 'nature's lawn mowers' to Pelican Park CBC News The prospect of hanging out in one Rosemont park this summer just got a little more interesting.  The borough of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie has approved a plan to bring about fifteen lambs and sheep to Pelican Park this July. Their task?…

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From Niagara to New Zealand, here are 10 excellent organic wines

BEPPI CROSARIOL, The Globe and Mail Get out your vegetable-tanned ponchos and Sativa hemp shopping bags, we’re going organic today. Not because Earth Day is coming up (April 22). Not because pesticides are bad for us. Rather, because wine made from organically grown grapes is better tasting than its given…

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NFU Calls for Immediate Action to Stop GM alfalfa seed sales in Canada

(March 24, 2016) - The National Farmers Union (NFU) has written to Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay asking him to take immediate action to stop Monsanto licensee, Forage Genetics International, (FGI) from selling genetically modified (GM) alfalfa seed in Canada this spring. The NFU also asked the Minister to…

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Jan. 28-29, 2017 Organics Trade Show

FABULOUS, FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NO CHARGE – 165-booth Organic Sampling Show… runs all day Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th [2017] in the Guelph University Centre – features up to 45 organic sampling booths.

Workshops & Education

EDUCATION! 42 paid programs January 26-29 [2017], Keynote Forum, free Meet & Greets. New feature: Speaker’s Corner, on Main Level – one-on-one with speakers.

Getting Information

DON’T BE LOST IN SPACE – Having a GREAT Guelph weekend… find the workshop rooms, Guelph parking, hotels, restaurants, meetings, coffee stations.  Still lost?: Call Local Line (519) 824-4120 X56311