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CHRIS WOODING

FARMER

Christopher Wooding is currently an organic farmer who grows landrace cereals in eastern Ontario.  Ironwood Organics now consists of 170 acres, and includes wheats (winter and spring), oats, rye and barley.  He is the miller at the Old Stone Mill, a 200 year old grist mill in Delta Ontario.  In addition to stone ground flour and rolled oats, they also supplies grain to the craft beer market.  The farm is further diversified with a small hops yard, nut orchard and some forest permaculture. They are working towards climate ready agriculture.

Previous careers include consulting in the field of GIS (Geographic Information Systems).  It is the work in this field that contributed to his view of interconnectedness of the environment, food, health and diversity and sustainability and resiliency