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Sustainability

Harvest Hastings is about living lightly on the land. Sustainability has sections on land stewardship, tree planting, managing woods and wildlife at  Caring for Land; discussion about Climate Change; find out about Green Communities, and read about what's happening in Local Agriculture and Local Forestry. There are  AudioVideos, and a Photo Gallery. Look for "Know your farmer" video or audio interviews with local farmers and other producers. Web links has links to local organizations as well as provincial ones. Check Coming Events to find workshops, agricultural events, community meals and much more. 

Mining our business

November 7, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

Event Date and Time: 
November 27, 2014 - 17:00 - 21:00

Bancroft Forestry Day

November 3, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

One June 7, 2012, over 150 students from the Bancroft area had an opportunity to participate in Forestry Day- a day dedicated to promoting the importance of forestry to the Bancroft area. Students spent the day outside learning about navigation, tree marking, tree ID, harvesting, tree planting and wood products. Forestry Day was put together by the Bancroft Area Forest Industry Association.

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Christmas High Tea at the Green Donkey Tearoom

November 3, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

njoy Christmas High Tea at the Black River Farm and Green Donkey Tearoom. High Teas is served at 1 p.m.. The store is open for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Reservations are required for High Tea. You can place orders for our Touriere and Fruitcakes.

Event Date and Time: 
November 29, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00
November 30, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00
December 6, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00
December 7, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00
December 13, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00
December 14, 2014 - 13:00 - 16:00

Location

Green Donkey Tearoom
172 Black River Road
Tweed, ON K0K 3J0
Canada
44° 29' 48.3" N, 77° 18' 15.2136" W

The Majestic Crowe and The Mighty Trent

October 30, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

The Majestic Crowe and The Mighty Trent

Event Date and Time: 
November 4, 2014 - 19:00 - 21:00

Location

Marmora Town Hall
12 Bursthall Street
Marmora, ON K0K2M0
Canada
44° 29' 2.1912" N, 77° 40' 52.8312" W

Trees Ontario workshop, Trenton

October 30, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

Interested in growing a healthy forest on your idle land? Learn about your options, including information on available subsidies by attending our free landowner workshop.

Our workshop will offer information on forest management and stewardship, tree planting subsidies and other financial incentives for establishing and managing your forests.

Presentations by forestry experts will include a variety of topics, such as:

  • 50 Million Tree Program
  • Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program
  • Windbreaks for working farms
  • Tools for managing your new trees
  • Invasive species
  • Shoreline planting for improved water quality

Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

Guest Speakers: Northumberland Tree Planting Group, Mark Pedersen, and Andy Margetson Tree Planting

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Event Date and Time: 
November 27, 2014 - 19:00 - 21:00

Location

Knights of Columbus Hall
57 Stella Crescent
Trenton, ON K8V 1W6
Canada
44° 6' 35.9712" N, 77° 33' 55.836" W

Trees Ontario workshop, Ivanhoe

October 30, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

Interested in growing a healthy forest on your idle land? Learn about your options, including information on available subsidies by attending our free landowner workshop.

Our workshop will offer information on forest management and stewardship, tree planting subsidies and other financial incentives for establishing and managing your forests.

Presentations by forestry experts will include a variety of topics, such as:

  • 50 Million Tree Program
  • Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program
  • Windbreaks for working farms
  • Tools for managing your new trees
  • Invasive species
  • Shoreline planting for improved water quality

Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

Guest speakers: Northumberland Tree Planting Group and Mark Pedersen

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Event Date and Time: 
November 26, 2014 - 19:00 - 21:00

Location

Huntingdon Veterans Community Hall, Ivanhoe, ON K0K 2J0
Canada

Heart of Hastings Christmas Tour

October 24, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

Christmas is taken care of if you shop local. The dollars you spend locally have three times the impac t on your community as the dollars spent in national chains. When you shop locally you create jobs, fund more services, invest in neighbourhood improvement and promote community development.  Seventeen local business and organzations are on the tour including antiques,  'make from scratch' baking, gifts, cheeses, baskets, jams and jellies and much more.

You are invited to join everyone on the weekends of November 7,8,9 and 13, 14 and 15.

Visit Facebook Heart of Hastings Tour.

Event Date and Time: 
November 6, 2014 - 09:00 - November 9, 2014 - 17:00
November 14, 2014 - 09:00 - November 16, 2014 - 17:00
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