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Link Food, Farming and Health

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

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

Student Nutrition Programs Give Students & Communities the Opportunity to Grow

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A number of diverse programs across the province are putting forth a vigorous effort to connect Ontario students to healthy food. Nutrition’s role in supporting education and development, after all, cannot be overstated. Niagara Nutrition Partners (NNP) is the body linking young students to good food across the Region...read more