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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

Durham Region 2019 Farm Connections Open House

Monday, March 11, 2019

Durham Region residents are invited to attend this year’s Farm Connections Open House on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, from 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Luther Vipond Memorial Arena (67 Winchester Rd. E., Brooklin, Ontario). This interactive event provides attendees with an opportunity to learn about agriculture through various...read more

Orangeville & Area SBEC to host Selling Food in Ontario Workshop

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Orangeville & Area SBEC is hosting a Selling Food in Ontario workshop on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. at the Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre. The workshop will be an excellent opportunity for area food entrepreneurs to develop their businesses — whether they’re at the beginning stages,...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

Online Agriculture Economic Development Training

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Is your community looking for new ways to support your local agriculture sector? The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has recently launched a new online Agriculture Economic Development Training course, which will be of great interest to economic developers, land-use planners, municipal councils and community leaders...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