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Cultivating New Approaches

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

Successful collaboration underway to support York Region’s Agri-Food Sector

Monday, November 26, 2018

York Region has long recognized the importance of agriculture, with many of their high-level strategic plans and policy documents – the Region’s Official Plan, Strategic Plan, Vision 2051, and Economic Development Action Plan – all touching on their commitment to the sustainability and viability of the agri-food sector. York...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

Greenbelt Foundation Launches ‘In a Changing Climate’ Series

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Greenbelt Foundation is launching a series of articles exploring how climate change is impacting the region and the people who live here, and how residents can take action. CEO of the Greenbelt Foundation, Edward McDonnell, shared some of his thoughts on the Greenbelt website: “The entire Greater Golden...read more