Archive: Stewardship

Farming and the Ecosystem

An ecosystem is defined as “a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.” Often, agriculture is seen as disruptive to the sensitive balance of a given ecosystem. However, more and more, farmers are seeing the benefits that farming can bring to some areas, where close attention is given to maintaining a healthy balance.…

Ontario Agriculture Week: It’s not Just about the Food

Ontario Agriculture Week was proclaimed by the provincial government in 1998, and Ontarians have been observing it ever since. The week, which begins October 1st this year, is a noteworthy celebration of the blessings we receive in our exceptional corner of the world. In many ways, Ontario is synonymous with abundance. Over 70,000 farmers are…

Ontario Puts a New Government to Work

Ontarians voted for change on June 7th, with a strong outcome. The province has given the reigns to the PC party to steer the ship for the next four years. The Christian Farmers Federation of Ontario (CFFO) offers congratulations to newly elected Premier Doug Ford and to the Progressive Conservative Party that will form Ontario’s…

Thankful Stewardship

This week has been Ontario Agriculture Week, providing the perfect opportunity to celebrate agriculture and give thanks in this harvest season. Ontario Agriculture Week celebrates all farmers, whether you are a greenhouse, livestock or specialty crop producer. From October 2-8, people are encouraged to thank a farmer and enjoy local produce. You can celebrate by…

Power of Life Renewing

“The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: Which is indeed the least of all seeds: but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the…