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Bring Food Home 2017

Bring Food Home Conference lands in Ottawa Oct 26-29

Friday, September 22, 2017

Sustain Ontario, in partnership with the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference and local host Just Food, invite you to attend Bring Food Home 2017: Upstream Collaboration from October 26-29. The biennial conference is taking place in Ottawa this year, and will be host to over 50+ speakers, a number of engaging panels,...read more

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Supporting Urban Agriculture Grows More Than Fresh Food

Friday, September 15, 2017

The City of Toronto has proclaimed September 15, 2017, as Toronto’s first official Urban Agriculture Day; and if you know anything about the abundance of good food projects in the city, you know there’s plenty to celebrate. Thus, there have been events celebrating the power of urban ag in...read more

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Growing Excite-mint for Everything Herbal at Richters Herbs

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

For decades, Richters Herbs in Durham Region have offered everything one would need to know to grow and use a vast variety of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs. As leading growers and purveyors of herb seeds, plants, dried herbs, extracts, oils and more, whatever you’re looking for in the herb...read more

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New Arrell Food Institute Announces Scholars & Their Research

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Earlier this year, the Arrell Family Foundation announced an astounding $20 million donation to the University of Guelph, the single largest gift the university has ever received. The University matched the funds, for a total commitment of $40 million, creating the Arrell Food Institute. The Institute aims to transform...read more

Farmers Feed the World

Agribusiness Employers Invited to Farmers Feed the World Job Fair

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Agribusiness employers are invited to attend free half-day Farmers Feed The World Job Fairs, with the next one coming up on October 25 in Hamilton, followed by December 6 in Mississauga. Farmers Feed The World (FFTW) is a project funded by the Canadian Red Cross, which aims to help Syrian refugees find employment or...read more