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Our Vision: A just, productive and stable agricultural system in which everyone is supplied with affordable, exciting and nutritious food. 


Our Mission:
  To connect people, land, and local knowledge for a food-secure Manitoba


Our Objectives:

  • Connect experienced farm mentors with aspiring and transitioning farmers
  • Provide experiential, relational learning and networking
  • Contribute to a local food / environmental farm revival in Manitoba
  • Stimulate emerging locally/organically/environmentally-grown food markets
  • Increase the number of organic/ environmental farmers / growers
  • Explore and promote land availability in Manitoba
  • Provide social and educational gatherings

 

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Thank you Marnie and team for your continuing support of organics in MB. Thank you for your recent gift to Dr. Marten Entz & the Natural Systems Agriculture program, celebrating 25 years of organic research in Manitoba!

Holistic Land Design Workshops

Interested in regenerative land management?  

Learn how to design sustainable food systems with Takota Coen

TakotaCoenBioPhotoThe  Harvest Moon Society is offerring two one day workshops.

Winnipeg: July 28 and 29.

Clearwater: July 30 - Aug. 2.

More information at Harvest Moon.

 

 

 

 

 

Investing in Organic Agriculture

This is a must read presentation advocating for Canadian government support for organic agriculture. Download the PDF here.

Canadian Organic Standards 2018

The Canadian Organic Standards have been updated. We have uploaded them and they can be seen here, together with a summary prepared by the Organic Federation of Canada. You should note also that there is a provision for feedback, and feedback is invited.

Other new organic extension materials available

 
Green Manure Took Kit This free downloadable kit produced by the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada with funding from the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has five modules that will help you understand green manures and how to choose the right green manure for your farm conditions. Click here to begin your green manure journey.

farm tours 2018

A large number of tours have been planned for this summer. You won't want to miss any, but can probably only make a few. They are listed here.

July Events

Forage-Based Diets Produce Nutritionally Enhanced Milk

Holstein GrazingResearchers from a number of universities have found that cows fed a 100% organic grass and legume-based diet produce milk with elevated levels of omega-3 and CLA, and thus provides a markedly healthier balance of fatty acids.  The improved fatty acid profile in grass-fed organic milk and dairy products brings the omega-6/omega-3 ratio to a near 1 to 1, compared to 5.7 to 1 in conventional whole milk. Read more here.

Check out the COG Lending Library! 

The COG lending library contains over 1500 titles on organic agriculture and related topics, in books, video and audio tapes, DVDs, articles and periodicals.  The resources of the lending library of Canadian Organic Growers are available to the Canadian public.  Items may be borrowed by mail free of charge.

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