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Farmers Feed the World

Agribusiness Employers Invited to Farmers Feed the World Job Fair

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Agribusiness employers are invited to attend free half-day Farmers Feed The World Job Fairs, with the next one coming up on October 25 in Hamilton, followed by December 6 in Mississauga. Farmers Feed The World (FFTW) is a project funded by the Canadian Red Cross, which aims to help Syrian refugees find employment or...read more

LTC team tours VG Meats

Long Term Care Food Directors Go Straight to the Source!

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance’s Serving Up Local project celebrated Local Food Week by igniting conversation around getting more local and protein-dense meats on the plates of long-term care home residents. VG Meats, located near Simcoe, Ontario, hosted the discussions at their processing facility and cattle farm,...read more

Reesor's Farm Website Photo

Pick Your Own Strawberries Across the Golden Horseshoe

Monday, June 19, 2017

When you see baskets of the vibrantly delicious, bright red strawberry at the market, you know summer is officially here. Packed with vitamins, fibre and antioxidants, Ontario strawberries aren’t just bursting with flavour, they’re also highly nutritious. Of course, the fresher, the better; and you can’t get any fresher...read more

Canada 150 Farm Family Recognition Program

NEWS RELEASE: Canada 150 Farm Family Recognition Program

Monday, May 1, 2017

GHFFA Celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday by Recognizing Canadian Farm Families that have been farming for just as long For Immediate Release TORONTO, May 1, 2017  –  The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance (GHFFA), with support from the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA), is celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by recognizing...read more

Increasing Local Food Procurement at Ontario Colleges

Mohawk College Report Released: Increasing Local Food Procurement at Ontario Colleges—now seeking pilot project partners

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Mohawk College is currently working on a project to increase local food procurement at Ontario’s 24 colleges, in partnership with the Greenbelt Fund and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Kate Flynn, Sustainable Food Systems Research and Program Coordinator at Mohawk, tells us the project has now reached its first...read more