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Pick Your Own Strawberries Across the Golden Horseshoe

Monday, June 19, 2017

When you see baskets of the vibrantly delicious, bright red strawberry at the market, you know summer is officially here. Packed with vitamins, fibre and antioxidants, Ontario strawberries aren’t just bursting with flavour, they’re also highly nutritious. Of course, the fresher, the better; and you can’t get any fresher...read more

HFFA Food Charter

Headwaters Region Launches its own Food Charter

Thursday, May 25, 2017

It started out as casual chats about local food security issues between passionate community members and professionals that endearingly called themselves the “food gals”. Fast forward to joining together as a coalition of community agencies, partners and community volunteers: the Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance (HFFA) is proud to...read more

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Plant Paradise Country Gardens: a Blooming Success in the Headwaters Region

Thursday, April 27, 2017

You know you’re doing something right when your work is continuously recognized by your peers. Plant Paradise Country Gardens, an eco-tourism business in the Headwaters Region, is one of those businesses harvesting such success. Rooted in Caledon in the Region of Peel, Plant Paradise Country Gardens–co-owned by Lorraine Roberts...read more

Increasing Local Food Procurement at Ontario Colleges

Mohawk College Report Released: Increasing Local Food Procurement at Ontario Colleges—now seeking pilot project partners

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mohawk College is currently working on a project to increase local food procurement at Ontario’s 24 colleges, in partnership with the Greenbelt Fund and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Kate Flynn, Sustainable Food Systems Research and Program Coordinator at Mohawk, tells us the project has now reached its first...read more