Good in Every Grain

Whether in our food, fuel, or furniture, every grain brings a natural and sustainable solution to our everyday lives. From the farmers in the fields to the wholesome food on tables across Ontario... there's Good in Every Grain.

 

#YOURFARMERS

Click on a map marker below to learn about one of #yourfarmers in Ontario.

 

Dale Cook, 52 weeks of #YOURFARMERS

April 25, 2017

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Pictured: four generations of #YOURFARMERS: Dale with his dad, son, and grandson.

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Kevin & Adriana VanderSpek, 52 weeks of #YOURFARMERS

April 18, 2017

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"I work very closely with my agronomist and other crop experts to better manage the land we use and to produce high quality crops."

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Dale Cook, 52 weeks of #YOURFARMERS

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Dale farms about 750 acres of corn, IP soybeans, wheat, and peas in Granton, which is near London. His son Jason helps him on the farm, planting in the spring and harvesting crops in the fall. Farm work is a year-round job: when he isn’t growing his own crops, Dale helps with trucking for a neighbor, and he also dries and stores grain on his home farm.

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Tomato, cucumber, and barley salad

Friday, April 21, 2017

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By Emily Richards

I love this combination of tender chewy barley with juicy tomatoes and cucumbers. Many people know how much I love vinegar in salads, and in this one the hit of acidity seems to add depth to the tomatoes, and really brings it together.

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Gluten-free isn't healthy choice for most children, pediatrician says

Friday, May 13, 2016

"There is more risk than benefit to a gluten-free diet for people — especially children — who haven't been diagnosed with celiac disease or wheat allergy, according to the Journal of Pediatrics."

Read more at CBC.ca.

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