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Fresh from the Farm Food Giveaways

June 22, 2020 - Farm & Food Care PEI has have teamed up with local producers and processors to be able to provide 3,000 free food packages filled with locally sourced items at two giveaway events this summer.

 

Grab your car keys, the PEI Farm Tour is back for another Summer!

June 18, 2020 - Members of the Island’s agricultural industry have installed a series of informational crop signs placed in fields of 15 different crops across the province for the PEI Farm Tour.

 

Opinion Editorial - Hidden Heroes

June 9, 2020 - Thank you to our hidden heroes - the farmers on the tractors, in the barns and fields. Our farm and processor staff working every day throughout the pandemic to bring food to our tables.

 

2020 Food & Farming Champion Award Presented

April 10, 2020 - The recipients of the 2020 Food & Farming Champion Award are Deanna Doctor and Rayanne Frizzell.

 

2020 Canada's Agriculture Day

February 11, 2020 – Canada’s Agriculture Day is about celebrating Canadian food and the people who produce it.

 

2020 Gordon and Sandra Sobey Agriculture Awareness Award

February 6, 2020 - Vanco Farms Ltd. wins 2020 Gordon and Sandra Sobey Agriculture Awareness Award at PEI Federation of Agriculture AGM.

 

Island Farm Tour for Dietitians

September 26, 2019 - Farm & Food Care PEI and Health PEI toured 29 PEI and NB dietitians through three island family farms and ADL Water Street.

 

Island Farm Tour for PEI MLA Representatives

September 19, 2020 - On September 12th, 2019, the PEI Federation of Agriculture and Farm & Food Care PEI toured 20 PEI Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) from all three major parties through three island family farms.

 

Breakfast on the Farm- Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

August 13, 2019 - Farm & Food Care PEI holds their second annual Breakfast on the Farm at Vanco Farms Ltd. in Mt Albion.

 

PEI Agricultural Industry Launches “PEI Farm Tour” 

August 13, 2019 - Members of the Island’s agricultural industry have set up the PEI Farm Tour, a series of informational signs placed in fields of different crops across the province.

 

2019 Food & Farming Champion Award Presented

April 9, 2019 - The recipient of the 2019 Food & Farming Champion Award is Bryan and Kyle Maynard of Farmboys Inc.

 

Canada's Agriculture Day 2019

February 12, 2019 - Canada's Agriculture Day is about celebrating Canadian food and the people who produce it.

 

From farm to table, and everything in between

Farm & Food Care in Prince Edward Island will help teach Islanders where their food comes from, including family farms like Matt Dykerman's.

 

Canada's Agriculture Day 2018

February 13, 2018 - Agriculture Day is about celebrating Canadian food and the people who produce it.