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These stories about the dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Wellington County are made possible through the continued support of The GrandWay Event Centre as part of our Community Leaders Program.


Upwardly fertile: Space agriculture has Guelph roots

Upwardly fertile: Space agriculture has Guelph roots

In this Cultivate feature we look up, way up at a technology developed to feed astronauts in space that is feeding people on Earth and helping save the planet
Traditional solutions for modern environmental problems

Traditional solutions for modern environmental problems

For this Cultivate feature we visit Harrcroft Acres Ltd. dairy farm north of Fergus where the Harrop family are using processes passed down through generations to capture and store carbon
Cultivating community at the Erin Farmers' Market <b>(16 photos)</b>

Cultivating community at the Erin Farmers' Market (16 photos)

In this Cultivate feature we chat with local farmers and artisans about the commercial and cultural value of community markets such as the Erin Farmers Market
Gabby introduces children to life on the farm

Gabby introduces children to life on the farm

In this Cultivate feature we visit Gabby’s Farm near Eden Mills where TVOKids has been shooting an educational children’s show about farming with six-year-old host Gabby
The new normal is anything but normal for local farmers

The new normal is anything but normal for local farmers

In this Cultivate feature we talk to dairy farmer and president of the Wellington County Federation of Agriculture Janet Harrop about the coming season
Seeding and pruning a growing grass roots movement

Seeding and pruning a growing grass roots movement

In the first feature of our new Cultivate series that looks at the the dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Wellington County, we talk to orchard manager Matt Soltys about his new business that helps people grow and maintain fruit trees in their yard