Northwestern Ontario Links
Superior Seed Producers – A collective of Thunder Bay area growers who promote the saving and distribution of locally adapted, sustainably grown, open-pollinated, non-GMO seeds.
Local Markets Thunder Bay – This site gives an overviews of farmers’ markets and other great locations for finding local food and goods.
Kakabeka Farmers’ Market – Our local food hub!
Thunder Bay Country Market – A major farmers’ market in Thunder Bay – open Saturdays and Wednesdays
Nolalu.ca – A great source of Nolalu business listings!
Belluz Farms – a local sustainable & progressive producer of vegetables and bedding plants
DeBruin’s Greenhouses – locally known for their greenhouse tomatoes, peppers, strawberry plants and more, DeBruin’s is a fixture at the Thunder Bay Country Market, and they also supply many local restaurants!
EcoSuperior – a non-profit organization that promotes environmental stewardship in the Lake Superior basin and beyond
Citizens for NWO Deciduous Forest Protection – a group concerned about the destruction of NW Ontario’s limited deciduous forest area by clear-cutting
Seeds of Diversity Canada – a Canadian volunteer organization that conserves the biodiversity and traditional knowledge of food crops and garden plants.
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario – a very active organization dedicated to education and support of ecological farming in Ontario – and with a great monthly newsletter!
Canadian Organic Growers – a Canadian education and networking organization representing growers, gardeners, consumers, and supporters of organic agriculture
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food’s Factsheets page – browse through and learn some stuff you didn’t know
London Power – read about tube guitar amplifiers and hi-fi technology in the boreal forest, when you’re not out in your garden.