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Raise the Barcode event

Get your product on grocery store shelves – May 23 in Niagara

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

If you’re looking to get your food or beverage product on grocery store shelves, an upcoming event at Niagara College on Wednesday, May 23, will be of great interest. Raise the Barcode – Get your product on grocery store shelves will look at how to craft a competitive market...read more

Grey to Green Conference

Training Course in Toronto: Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The upcoming Grey to Green Conference in Toronto is hosting an Introduction to Rooftop Urban Agriculture training course on Tuesday, May 15. The half-day course will discuss multiple approaches to growing food on rooftops through design and maintenance principles, and case studies drawn from across North America. The course also includes an 85-page digital...read more

Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario

OMAFRA Releases a Guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has released a guide to Starting a Craft Brewery in Ontario. “Craft beer is a thriving industry in Ontario; as of 2015 the industry employed well over 1,500 people in direct brewery jobs and over 6,000 in indirect jobs (using...read more

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Farm & Food Care Award Recipients Champion Agricultural Advocacy

Monday, April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Durham Farm Connections, Farmer Tim, and Jamie Reaume, who were each celebrated with Champion Awards at Farm & Food Care Ontario’s annual conference last week, recognizing their significant contributions and commitment to Ontario’s farming community and agricultural advocacy. As distance between farming and non-farming communities continues to grow, these...read more