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Toronto juice firm backed for ‘cold pasteurization’

A Toronto organic juice processor that bills itself as shunning conventional pasteurization for its products has picked up federal funding to develop a “new-to-Canada” way to extend their shelf life. The federal government on Friday announced a “repayable investment” of up to $6.3 million from the AgriInnovation program for Greenhouse Juice Co. to set up […] Read more

Humphrey Banack said visitors were “amazed” at the scale of his equipment when they visited his Round Hill operation last year on Open Farm Days.

Alberta farmers putting on a really big show

Open Farm Days scheduled from Aug. 20 - 21

Nearly 100 Alberta farm families will be welcoming visitors to their operations for Open Farm Days on Aug. 21. The long list of participants includes a variety of livestock operations (cattle, bison, alpaca, sheep, llama, goat, poultry, and heritage pigs); crop farms (honey, fruit, vegetable, and grain); organic operations; and agri-tourism businesses (U-pick, corn mazes, […] Read more