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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. 

Ontario's Food Donation Tax Credits for Farmers

November 25, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

The Ontario Association of Food Banks has information for farmers about the new Ontario's Food Donation Tax Credits for Farmers. The information is attached below.

Close Encounters with Damsels and Dragons

November 19, 2014 by Louise Livingstone

Hastings County has a diverse, dragonfly community comprising over 100 different species. Dragonflies are familiar to most people, but few have witnessed firsthand the amazing diversity of colours and patterns that our dragonfly neighbours exhibit. Robert Ferguson, a retired Wildlife Biologist, uses digital photography to capture the intriguing beauty of these fascinating, predatory insects.  His detailed photographs provide an intimate look inside the colourful world of dragonflies.

Event Date and Time: 
November 24, 2014 - 19:00 - 21:00


Sills Auditorium
60 Bridge Street Bridge Street United Church
Belleville, ON K8N1L7
44° 9' 52.1028" N, 77° 22' 53.4684" W

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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