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Cultivating New Approaches

Beretta Farms offices move back to their rural roots

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Beretta Farms in York Region has been celebrated for over 20 years now for their premium proteins, with a focus on organic, grass-fed beef, chicken, pork and turkey. The farm was founded in 1992 by husband and wife team, Mike and Cynthia Beretta. Although the two began the journey as...read more

A Practical Guide for Reducing Food Loss & Waste

Monday, March 18, 2019

A new practical guide and technical report for measuring food loss and waste across the food supply chain has been released by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation. Provision Coalition, a leading voice on sustainability for the food & beverage manufacturing sector in Canada, was on the expert advisory committee,...read more

Navigating On-Farm Value-Added Information Session in Durham Region

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Are you a farmer looking to explore new opportunities for your farm? Durham Farm Fresh, the Regional Municipality of Durham, and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), are hosting a Navigating On-Farm Value-Added information session on incorporating value-added opportunities into farm businesses on Tuesday, March 19,...read more

Food Manufacturers Webinar: Traceability in the Era of Industry 4.0

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Traceability in the Era of Industry 4.0, a live webinar on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. EST, will highlight why innovation is critical to food manufacturers and how Industry 4.0 is changing the food business. If you’re interested, register here! Host Mike Hutson of SYSPRO Canada and presenter...read more

Broader Public Sector Workshop on the Role of Local Food in Healthcare

Monday, January 21, 2019

On February 14, 2019, representatives from Ontario’s healthcare sector are invited to the Greenbelt Fund’s speaker panel and Vendor Food Fair on the Role of Local Food in Healthcare, taking place at the University of Toronto’s Chestnut Conference Centre from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Morning presentations will showcase research...read more

Southbrook Vineyards: a winery & farm working in harmony

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Living in harmony with the land is a cornerstone of the philosophy at Southbrook Vineyards in Niagara-on-the-Lake. For owners Bill and Marilyn Redelmeier, it’s a love story with wine, the land, and all things local — and sharing this passion with other wine-lovers. Their 150-acre vineyard is widely celebrated for...read more