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GHFFA Receives Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance (GHFFA) is honoured to have been presented with a Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence this year for our Asset Mapping Project. The award was presented to GHFFA Chair Bill Hodgson and Executive Director Janet Horner at a ceremony held in Toronto...read more

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New and Upgraded Olymel L.P. Plants in Brampton Create 100 New Jobs

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Olymel L.P., one of the country’s largest pork and poultry processors and distributors, has invested over $30 million to refurbish one of its existing plants and acquire a new 50,000-sq.-ft. plant, both located in Brampton. The reorganization and addition of activities at both plants will create more than 100 new...read more

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Blazing Colours Farm Creates Demand for Ontario-Raised Horses

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

On 50 scenic acres in Wellandport, Ontario, you will find Blazing Colours Farm, an equestrian centre and breeding facility with horses that are sought after for their high quality and their unique blazing colours. April Wayenberg started it all 15 years ago, and in that time, has built quite...read more

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GHFFA receives RED Project Funding: Building the Asset Mapping Tool Box

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Often a tool box begins with a few essential tools, like a hammer and a screwdriver. Through experience, time, effort and investment, more tools are added and eventually the tool box becomes better equipped for a diverse number of projects. The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance (GHFFA), in...read more

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Ontarians hungry for locally-grown world foods

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A diverse population like Ontario’s brings with it a diverse, healthy appetite — so why not satiate that demand with seasonal Ontario-grown items that would otherwise be shipped in? This video, released by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as part of their World Foods Consultation,...read more