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Local Food and Farm Co-ops seeking input on Fair Finance Fund

Monday, July 9, 2018

Are you a farm or food enterprise looking for better access to capital? The Local Food and Farm Co-ops (LFFC) have launched an online survey to gather input from local food producers, processors, market owners & staff, co-op owners & staff, and other regional food entrepreneurs that are committed...read more

Get your product on grocery store shelves – May 23 in Niagara

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

If you’re looking to get your food or beverage product on grocery store shelves, an upcoming event at Niagara College on Wednesday, May 23, will be of great interest. Raise the Barcode – Get your product on grocery store shelves will look at how to craft a competitive market...read more

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

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

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

Durham Region Launches Local Food Business Retention and Expansion Project

Monday, January 15, 2018

From the Region of Durham Website January 15, 2018: The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Economic Development Division (Agriculture and Rural Affairs) is launching a Local Food Business Retention and Expansion project for the Region of Durham—which will support local business development and job creation in the agri-food sector. Throughout...read more