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Fair Finance Fund launches online investor survey

Monday, October 22, 2018

As you may know, the Local Food and Farm Co-ops is launching the Fair Finance Fund this year to provide loans to local food and farm enterprises. The Fund is raising capital through the issuance of community bonds, and has launched a retail investor survey to gauge interest on this investment...read more

HCDSB withdraws plans to expropriate portion of Milton family farm

Thursday, September 27, 2018

With finite resources and growing populations, comes a number of challenges. Land, particularly farmland, is one of the vital resources often caught up in these challenges, as urban sprawl continues and communities try to accommodate for their growing populations. The McCann family, and their 200-acre farm in Milton, know...read more

37th Annual Halton Farm & Food Tour Explores Four Corners of Halton

Monday, September 24, 2018

Last week, the 37th Annual Halton Farm & Food Tour explored the four corners of Halton, showcasing the great diversity—and impact—of agricultural operations that are part of the fabric of Halton Region. The annual tour, organized by the Halton Agricultural Advisory Committee, serves as a unique educational opportunity for...read more

Clarington: A Centre of Excellence in the Cannabis Industry

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Article below by the Clarington Board of Trade and Office of Economic Development With a population fast approaching 100,000 and a growing community of over 5,000 businesses, Clarington offers what investors and companies desire: affordable serviced land, proximity to market and amenities, business support and a progressive, engaged community....read more

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