In the Media
National Film Board: PIVOT
By PIVOT Article shared from Medium. Dave Kranenburg of Kendal Hills Farm seized an opportunity created by the pandemic to help improve the local food system - by creating a virtual farmers' market. Kendal Hills is a 70-acre farm outside of Orono, ...
Toronto Star: Meet the farmers raising the cows, pigs and chickens that Toronto chefs and butchers covet
By Signe Langford Article shared from Toronto Star Nine generations of Ian and James Sculthorpe’s family have lived on and farmed 650 acres in Port Hope, Ontario. South 50 Farms is a mixture of rocky hills, spring-fed streams, and lush pasture, and ...
BlogTO In early 2020 BlogTO visited Kendal Hills Farm, where the warehouse for the Virtual Farmers Market is located to learn how the Market came to be. We've made several changes since then, but if you want to learn about the origins of the Virtual ...
The Walrus: The Struggles of Sustainable Farming
By Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer Article shared from The Walrus. Maybe it takes a catastrophic event to change the way that consumers relate to their desires. In Canada, we have no collective memory of food-supply shortages, and most of us have a minimal ...
Financial Post: Farmers markets go virtual as they find ways to stay afloat during pandemic
By Michelle McQuigge Article shared from the Financial Post. Canada’s farmers markets, traditionally reliant on bustling crowds paying cash for locally produced food, seem particularly ill-suited to the age of physical distancing. But those in the ...