The Great Lakes
Lowland: Foods of the Region
These Web sites
will provide you with background information.
This Web site from the University of Guelph provides
information and photographs about the role of research in food production.
The university operates a research station at Holland Marsh, one of the
richest agricultural areas in the region. Market gardening is an intensive
use of the land and repeated crop planting take its toll on soil fertility.
At this Web site, students can learn how researchers look for ways to
overcome these problems.
The Dairy Farmers of Ontario provides information
to the public about milk and milk products, dairies, and consumer health.
At this Web site, students can find out about the industry in this region.
They can also connect to other links to find similar sites for other agricultural
organizations. The site includes a strong education program with a variety
of classroom components.
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