Mennonites feeling at home in northern Ontario
For the past few years, northeastern Ontario has slowly become Mennonite country.
Families have moved north to cheaper land around Massey, Powassan, Matheson and other rural corners of the region.
CBC Sudbury reporter Erik White explored this migration through a series of radio documentaries.
The following radio documentary looks at the Mennonite involvement in the local food movement and, in particular, the transformation of a daycare centre in Sudbury:
This documentary looks at the community that's sprung up in the Massey area:
Listen to Alvin Yodder, founder of the Amish Mennonites in Chisholm Township near Powassan, talk about his community:
The following documentary highlights a new cluster of Mennonite families farming up near Matheson: