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Opportunities for Change

Beretta Farms offices move back to their rural roots

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Beretta Farms in York Region has been celebrated for over 20 years now for their premium proteins, with a focus on organic, grass-fed beef, chicken, pork and turkey. The farm was founded in 1992 by husband and wife team, Mike and Cynthia Beretta. Although the two began the journey as...read more

A Practical Guide for Reducing Food Loss & Waste

Monday, March 18, 2019

A new practical guide and technical report for measuring food loss and waste across the food supply chain has been released by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Provision Coalition, a leading voice on sustainability for the food & beverage manufacturing sector in Canada, was on the expert advisory committee,...read more

Orangeville & Area SBEC to host Selling Food in Ontario Workshop

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Orangeville & Area SBEC is hosting a Selling Food in Ontario workshop on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. at the Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre. The workshop will be an excellent opportunity for area food entrepreneurs to develop their businesses — whether they’re at the beginning stages,...read more

Navigating On-Farm Value-Added Information Session in Durham Region

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Are you a farmer looking to explore new opportunities for your farm? Durham Farm Fresh, the Regional Municipality of Durham, and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), are hosting a Navigating On-Farm Value-Added information session on incorporating value-added opportunities into farm businesses on Tuesday, March 19,...read more

Online Agriculture Economic Development Training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Is your community looking for new ways to support your local agriculture sector? The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has recently launched a new online Agriculture Economic Development Training course, which will be of great interest to economic developers, land-use planners, municipal councils and community leaders...read more