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Marcia Woods, ei•ei•eat's Blog – July 2014 Archive (1)

Local Food Producers - Friend or Faux

We’ve all been bamboozled by false claims of one kind or another. Terms like “Real”, “Natural”, “Approved” – even “Free” don’t always hold true when you take a closer look under the covers. Well, now you can add “Local” to the growing list of trendy yet questionable marketing terms.

It appears that marketers drank the Kool-Aid and are cashing in on the social trend to shop, eat, buy and support local and there’s nothing wrong with that, provided that the goods or services promoted…

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Added by Marcia Woods, ei•ei•eat on July 24, 2014 at 1:25pm — No Comments

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Brandt To Acquire GeoShack, Become Canada’s #1 Geopositioning Technology Supplier

The Brandt Group of Companies is pleased to announce that, effective June 1, they have reached an agreement with U.S.-based Ultara Holdings, Inc. to acquire the assets of GeoShack Canada Company and the Canadian assets of Inteq Distributors, subject to due diligence.

Rogers and Jays Care Foundation Step Up to the Plate for Food Banks Canada

The home of the Blue Jays is set to become the temporary home to 10 million pounds of food, as Rogers and Jays Care Foundation support Food Banks Canada with the new initiative Step Up to the Plate.

Celebrating Chicken Farmers during Local Food Week

During Local Food Week, Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) is thanking farmer-members who are working tirelessly in continuing to raise ‘Chicken as Usual’ for Ontarians amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flea Beetle in Spring Canola: Monitor, Identify Fields at Risk & Consider the Weather

Canola producers are likely familiar with flea beetle and have an understanding of how to manage them. Many are reporting flea beetle feeding this spring.

New Ad Distressing for Justin Trudeau’s Government

Grain Farmers of Ontario, the province‘s largest commodity organization, representing Ontario‘s 28,000 barley, corn, oat, soybean and wheat farmers today launched the second phase of its awareness campaign, sending a message about the lack of action by the Canadian government to safeguard Canada‘s food supply.

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