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Published On: Jul 19, 2016

​Even though this year’s harmful bloom is expected to be smaller than last year’s, Ontario’s farmers still struggle with ways to get the phosphorus runoff that causes it under control.

Published On: Jul 18, 2016

An Almonte chocolatier wins a gold at an international chocolate competition while farmers struggle with drought conditions. Click for more in this week’s Food Links.

Published On: Jul 18, 2016

Jordan St. John, co-author of 'The Ontario Craft Beer Guide,' answers five questions about the rise in popularity of craft beer, its effect on the economy and why the system is rigged against it.

Published On: Jul 18, 2016

In 'You May Also Like,' author Tom Vanderbilt discusses how food tastes began as evolutionary and had to do with survival – back then, sweet was good and bitter was dangerous. But things have changed. 

Published On: Jul 11, 2016

As one University of Guelph professor creates support for farmers with mental health issues, Smoke’s Poutinerie plans to expand from 81 locations to 1,300 in just four years. That and more in this week’s Food Links.

Published On: Jul 04, 2016

Neilson milk manufacturer Saputo faced an outcry from grocery shoppers this week after announcing its switch to three-litre bags of milk instead of four. More in this week’s Food Links.

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