Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – One of the areas most successful agri businesses is closing after nearly 30 years of being in business. From its mill in Berwick Homestead Organics expanded into the facility in Morrisburg and at their peak employed over 25.  18 people will lose their employment. Our 25th Anniversary interview with Tom Manley before… Continue reading Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

Canada’s Flourishing Organic Market Captured in New Report from the Canada Organic Trade Association   OTTAWA,  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canada Organic Trade Association released its second comprehensive analysis of Canada’s organic market: The Canadian Organic Market: Trends and Opportunities 2017.  This in-depth publication provides the most up-to-date overview of the Canadian organic market, combining consumer… Continue reading New Report Highlights Upward Trajectory of Canadian Organic Markets 120317

Yorkshire Valley Farms National Champion @ All Things Organic in Canada 091917

TORONTO, ONTARIO  (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yorkshire Valley Farms is pleased to announce it is a National Champion for Canada’s organic week this year. Yorkshire Valley Farms also manages over 2000 acres of organic crops, which go into the birds’ organic, non-GMO, all grain feed. Organic week is the largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and… Continue reading Yorkshire Valley Farms National Champion @ All Things Organic in Canada 091917

Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

An official ceremony was held on January 29th 2016 to transfer the Sebringville Feed Mill from from Hensall District Co-operative, Inc. (HDC) to Homestead Organics Ltd. In attendance were local elected officials, media representatives, business partners, organic farmers, and customers of Homestead Organics. Homestead Organics and HDC have been in discussions and have agreed upon… Continue reading Homestead Organics Sebringville Feed Mill Purchase to Lead to Jobs in Perth County FEB 2, 2016

Strong Demand & Prices for Organic Grain In Ontario Hot Topic at Guelph Organic Conference JAN 31, 2015

  CFN – Organic grain traders, buyers and processors are paying top dollar for corn, soybeans and many other grains and expect this trend to continue. “Depending on test weight and the shipping period, we expect to pay $12 to $14.50 per bushel for organic corn in 2015,” says Rita Felder, Owner and CEO of… Continue reading Strong Demand & Prices for Organic Grain In Ontario Hot Topic at Guelph Organic Conference JAN 31, 2015

There is Hope for the Food Industry in Ontario – Return to the Future by Kathy Coffey, December 07, 2013

CFN – The Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed Bill 36 Local Food Act, 2013 on November 5, 2013. The purposes of the Act are to foster successful and resilient local food economies and systems in Ontario, help increase awareness of local food in Ontario and develop new markets for local food. $30 million has been… Continue reading There is Hope for the Food Industry in Ontario – Return to the Future by Kathy Coffey, December 07, 2013

Three Generations of Ownership @ Homestead Organics Announce Purchase of New Processing Facility by Reg Coffey

Tom, Murray, Yannik Manley - 3 Generations at Homestead Organics

  CFN – Homestead Organics is moving their grain operations to Morrisburg. Tom Manley held a press conference in their new facility yesterday to announce the finalizing of the purchase of the property on Allison Drive in Morrisburg. Tom, along with his father Murray and his son Yannik, outlined the rational of the move from… Continue reading Three Generations of Ownership @ Homestead Organics Announce Purchase of New Processing Facility by Reg Coffey

Food & Farming A Local Food Success Story by Simon Neufeld November 6, 2013

CFN – Local food is easy to recognize when visit the farmers’ market. The farmer is standing right there offering her own produce, assuming you are not dealing with the trader who merely stocks up at the Food Terminal. But what about processed foods in the supermarket? The local products are not so easy to… Continue reading Food & Farming A Local Food Success Story by Simon Neufeld November 6, 2013