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 AnniversaryContinue Reading

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 theContinue Reading

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 celebrationContinue Reading

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 inContinue Reading

  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 RitaContinue Reading

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 localContinue Reading

  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 theContinue Reading