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Terre Bleu lavender

Ontario’s Largest Lavender Farm Blooming with Visitors

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

It’s no secret — the lavender plant provides a bouquet of benefits. The fields are stunning, the blooms aromatic, and it has proven itself to be a versatile remedy for centuries, with oils rich in health benefits. So it’s really no surprise that the prized plant isn’t so bad...read more

LTC team tours VG Meats

Long Term Care Food Directors Go Straight to the Source!

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance’s Serving Up Local project celebrated Local Food Week by igniting conversation around getting more local and protein-dense meats on the plates of long-term care home residents. VG Meats, located near Simcoe, Ontario, hosted the discussions at their processing facility and cattle farm,...read more

Refresh Event at Burlodge

Optimizing Food Purchasing at Long-Term Care Homes

Thursday, April 20, 2017

May 10, 2017 Update: The Toronto Star has since reported an update, that Ontario Long Term Care homes have received a 67-cent increase—from $8.33 to $9 a day starting July 1st —to feed their residents. The CEO of AdvantAge Ontario, Cathy Gapp, has said the new provincial funding will...read more