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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

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

Willowtree Farm brothers among Canada’s Outstanding Young Farmers

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Brothers Jordan and Alex McKay, owners of Willowtree Farm in Port Perry, have been honoured as one Canada’s latest Outstanding Young Farmers (OYF)! The OYF Program is designed to recognize young farmers between the ages of 18 to 39 that exemplify excellence in their profession. “It was a great...read more

Getting your product on grocery store shelves

Friday, January 11, 2019

Do you imagine your product on grocery store shelves? Join Western Ontario Community Futures as they welcome Whole Foods Market for upcoming learning sessions on how to get your product out to the masses. Click on the following event links to register: Local Matters – Speaker: Whole Foods Market...read more