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Niagara Greenhouse Grows Flowers and Renewable Energy

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Golden Horseshoe is home to the majority of the province’s floriculture greenhouses, and like any robust sector, this brings with it great opportunity for growth and innovation. Bayview Flowers is among these inventive greenhouse operations in the Golden Horseshoe, growing potted plants and cut flowers throughout 340,000 square...read more

Cavaleiro Farm shines the light on Solar Energy’s On-Farm Applications

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Cavaleiro Farm is a 65-acre agroecological farm in Schomberg, Ontario, that’s shining the light on solar energy’s versatile on-farm applications. The York Region farm, run by Antonio Gomes, raises lambs, grows vegetables for a CSA, plants fruit trees, and provides land for local food businesses to rent out. As...read more

Halton Farm Tour showcases high school using innovative farming tech

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Halton Region’s 38th Annual Farm & Food Tour kicked off at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School in Burlington, showcasing some of the exciting, innovative horticultural learning opportunities and resources that are being offered to their students — including a beautiful spacious greenhouse, community garden beds out front, an aquaponics...read more

Trio Bakery Inc. receives $1 million from FedDev Ontario to scale up operations

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Trio Bakery Inc., a manufacturer of freezer-to-oven filled pastries, has received a $1 million investment from FedDev Ontario to create the only fully automated burek pie production facility in North America. With the funding, the bakery will retrofit an 18,900-square-foot facility in Mississauga with advanced equipment, including a fully...read more

Cheers to Ontario Craft Cider! A month to celebrate the booming sector

Friday, June 21, 2019

Raise a glass (or can), it’s Craft Cider Month in Ontario! The Ontario Craft Cider Association (OCCA) has deemed this June our first-ever Cider Month, a time to celebrate and highlight the quality and diversity of Ontario ciders. The soaring sector is certainly worth celebrating — Ontario craft cider has...read more

Panel explores impact of Food & Innovation

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Exciting things are happening in the way food is grown, sourced, distributed, processed, cooked and served⁠ — which was the topic of conversation last week at Nuvo Network‘s talk on Food & Innovation. The evening offered a taste of what the Halton and Hamilton area are serving up in...read more

Global Conference Showcases the Golden Horseshoe’s Robust Food Cluster

Monday, November 19, 2018

Last month, the 21st TCI Network Global Conference — an event that moves continents every year — came to Toronto, bringing cluster experts from around the world to the GTA for three days of collaboration. The conference held “Immersion Experiences” focused on 11 clusters: Advanced Manufacturing, Design, Emerging Technology,...read more