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Arrell Food Summit Explores and Celebrates the Future of Food

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute is hosting an inaugural Arrell Food Summit this Tuesday, May 22 – Wednesday, May 23 at the University of Guelph, with the final day of the Summit and the Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards Gala to follow at the Four Seasons Hotel...read more

Halton Region Agricultural Forum: Driving Growth and Innovation

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Halton Region’s 6th annual Agricultural Forum is coming up on Thursday, April 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. at Country Heritage Park in Milton. This year’s forum will focus on initiatives that will help local farms and food businesses drive growth and innovation in the agriculture and food sector. It...read more

VineView Measures Grapevine Health in Niagara with NASA-like Aerial Technology

Friday, March 16, 2018

Last summer, Grape Growers of Ontario began working with VineView (formerly SkySquirrel Technologies Inc.) to bring one-of-a-kind innovation overhead Niagara Region vineyards. The drone and airplane-based technology is providing grape growers around the globe with unprecedented measurements of grapevine health, and has been a mighty leap forward for the...read more

Flanagan Foodservice and Local Line Increase Access to Local Food with Online Market

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A recent partnership in the food distribution world has shown that collaboration leads to innovation, particularly in distributing local food in Ontario. In 2017, Flanagan Foodservice, the largest Canadian-owned, independent foodservice distributor in the country, teamed up with Local Line, a tech company that builds e-commerce tools for food businesses,...read more