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Grey to Green Conference

Training Course in Toronto: Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The upcoming Grey to Green Conference in Toronto is hosting an Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture training course on Tuesday, May 15. The half-day course will discuss multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, and case studies drawn from across North America. The course also includes an 85-page digital...read more

Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario

OMAFRA Releases a Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has released a guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario. “Craft beer is a thriving industry in Ontario; as of 2015 the industry employed well over 1,500 people in direct brewery jobs and over 6,000 in indirect jobs (using...read more

FarmFoodCareAwards_Jamie

Farm & Food Care Award Recipients Champion Agricultural Advocacy

Monday, April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Durham Farm Connections, Farmer Tim, and Jamie Reaume, who were each celebrated with Champion Awards at Farm & Food Care Ontario’s annual conference last week, recognizing their significant contributions and commitment to Ontario’s farming community and agricultural advocacy. As distance between farming and non-farming communities continues to grow, these...read more

Greenbelt Fund announcement

GHFFA Among 15 Recipients to Receive Funding for Local Food Projects

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, in partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority, is among 15 recipients from across the province to receive funding for exciting local food projects. The more than $315,000 in new funding from the Government of Ontario and the Greenbelt Fund is aimed...read more

TRCA Watershed Report Card

TRCA releases 2018 Watershed Report Cards

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

On March 22, World Water Day, the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) released the 2018 Toronto and Region Watershed Report Cards, a snapshot of the health of the area’s watersheds and waterfront. “Watershed report cards highlight issues and give practical advice to help address the problems in our...read more

Halton Region Ag Forum 2018

Halton Region Agricultural Forum: Driving Growth and Innovation

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Halton Region’s 6th annual Agricultural Forum is coming up on Thursday, April 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. at Country Heritage Park in Milton. This year’s forum will focus on initiatives that will help local farms and food businesses drive growth and innovation in the agriculture and food sector. It...read more