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U of G Food Court implements sustainability initiatives to reduce waste

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

To support the Waste Free Ontario Act, the University of Guelph’s Hospitality Services has introduced three new sustainability initiatives in their University Centre food court. “We believe everyone should have access to ethical waste disposal,” says Natalie Vasilivetsky, Environmental Sustainability Co-ordinator. “This is an important way for U of...read more

Infographic: the State of Training in Food & Beverage Businesses

Monday, October 21, 2019

This blog post has been copied with permission from FoodGrads: According to a survey by TalentLMS, 62% of employees in the food and beverage industry would leave their companies due to lack of training. Still, less than 1 out of 2 employees in the industry have experienced continuous learning...read more

Fair Finance Fund 2019: Update and First Impacts

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Fair Finance Fund continues to accept loan applications on a revolving basis as long as funds are available — let them know right away if you are thinking of applying! The investment campaign is also ongoing to May 2020, with interest rates from 2-4% until then. The Fair Finance...read more

Halton Farm Tour showcases high school using innovative farming tech

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Halton Region’s 38th Annual Farm & Food Tour kicked off at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Burlington, showcasing some of the exciting, innovative horticultural learning opportunities and resources that are being offered to their students — including a beautiful spacious greenhouse, community garden beds out front, an aquaponics...read more