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A Toast to Ontario Craft Cider

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The first week of June in Ontario is Local Food Week, and nicely paired with it, is Ontario Craft Cider Week. A number of participating restaurants and bars will be taking part in the week’s festivities, toasting all things craft cider. Like local food, Ontario craft cider is a...read more

Dawson’s turns up the heat in Hamilton

Saturday, May 19, 2018

A Hamilton hot sauce company earned themselves some zesty exposure recently on season 5 of the popular YouTube show Hot Ones — one of the episodes now has over 3.5 million views on Youtube. Brodie Dawson, creator of Dawson’s Hot Sauce, was approached by the show last year for...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

Report Shows Canada’s Beer Industry Pours Big Benefits Into Economy

Friday, February 23, 2018

Canada’s beer industry generated $13.6 billion in economic activity in 2016, according to a report released last month by the Conference Board of Canada, Brewing Up Benefits: The Economic Footprint of Canada’s Beer Economy. The 12-page report explains in significant numbers that this economic footprint — which comes from...read more