Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    

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Pig Mobile at the International Plowing Match

Pig Mobile at the International Plowing Match

The International Plowing Match and Rural Expo is open! Come find the Ontario Pork Pig Mobile in the education tent and take a #pigselfie just like Brooklyn, the 2017-2018 Princess of the Furrow. 

9/18/2018 - 9/22/2018 0 Comments
2018 Shakespeare Swine Seminar

2018 Shakespeare Swine Seminar

The annual Shakespeare Swine Seminar for producers and allied industry personnel will be held at the Stratford Festival Inn on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in Stratford, Ontario. Please note the change of location. The meeting is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs and Ontario Pork and the seminar focuses on topics of current and...
9/19/2018 3:30 PM - 8:30 PM 0 Comments
Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario ag says "thank you for supporting local"

Ontario farmers said "thank you for supporting local" to Toronto commuters in Union Station this morning. Pictured is Ag Minister Ernie Hardeman with Ontairo pork farmer Chris Cossitt giving out bacon and egg breakfast sandwiches.
October 3, 2018 0 Comments
Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Friends of the Foodbank, Ontario pork donation

Ontario pork feeding Ontario Families! 924 cases of fresh pork off to Ontario food banks. Grateful to all those who donated. #ontarioporkproud #friendsofthefoodbank #porkdonation. The Ontario Pork Friends of the Foodbank program started as "Donate a Hog" in 1998, and has been going strong ever since! Last year, nearly 269,000 servings of fresh pork were donated to...
September 20, 2018 0 Comments
Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Ontario’s Finest Butcher

Bolstering the artisan skills of the trade was on the agenda yesterday at Halenda’s Meats in Mississauga where competitors squared off to determine who the finalists will be for this year’s Ontario’s Finest Butcher Competition. The competition was hosted by Ontario Independent Meat...
September 11, 2018 0 Comments
Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

Hog Jog raised $54,000 for The Local

This year's Hog Jog final tally was $54,000 - exceeding their highest expectations! Thank you to the organizers, all the event volunteers, sponsors and, of course, the runners who raised a record sum for The Local Community Food Centre.
August 29, 2018 0 Comments
Pig Mobile at the CNE

Pig Mobile at the CNE

The Ontario Pork Pig Mobile is at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto August 17 through September 3. Come by the CNE Farm, talk to a farmer and learn all about pigs. We have pigs at all life stages...
Mental Health Resource Guide

Mental Health Resource Guide

Ontario Pork and OPIC have created a discrete pocket-sized guide of Ontario's mental health resources. If you'd like a stack to keep on hand, we'd be happy to send you some. The guide is also available online...
Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Ontario Pork Producer Bill Wymenga receives the Brian Kennedy award from the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement

Former Canadian Pork Council Director and Ontario producer Bill Wymenga was presented with the Brian Kennedy award by the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement (CCSI) during the association’s annual general...
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