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From Field to Glass in Niagara: Silversmith Brewing Company

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Niagara Region may be known for its wine culture (and understandably so), but as craft breweries are on the rise throughout Ontario, so too, are they growing in Niagara. In Virgil, Ontario, just west of Niagara-on-the-Lake, sits Silversmith Brewing Company. Celebrated brews and a charmed rustic atmosphere have firmly...read more

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Student Nutrition Programs Give Students & Communities the Opportunity to Grow

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A number of diverse programs across the province are putting forth a vigorous effort to connect Ontario students to healthy food. Nutrition’s role in supporting education and development, after all, cannot be overstated. Niagara Nutrition Partners (NNP) is the body linking young students to good food across the Region...read more

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541 Eatery Helps Pave the Way for Fresh, Healthy Eating in Industrial Hamilton

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

541 Eatery understands the power good food can have in strengthening communities, and has been harnessing that power now for a couple of years. It’s all about building and inspiring resilient communities through the power of nutritious food, particularly in a Hamilton neighbourhood that Sue Carr, 541 Executive Director,...read more