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Halton Region

Terre Bleu lavender

Ontario’s Largest Lavender Farm Blooming with Visitors

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

It’s no secret — the lavender plant provides a bouquet of benefits. The fields are stunning, the blooms aromatic, and it has proven itself to be a versatile remedy for centuries, with oils rich in health benefits. So it’s really no surprise that the prized plant isn’t so bad...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

Halton Food Council save the date

Reducing Food Waste Symposium in Halton May 30th

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Halton Food Council is hosting an event, Policies, Practices & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium, at Country Heritage Park in Milton on May 30th. The symposium will explore policies and practices to reduce food waste along the food chain, and will kick off with keynote speaker Dr. Martin Gooch, CEO/Partner...read more

Food and Beverage Symposium_Milton

Upcoming Food & Beverage Symposium in Halton Region

Monday, April 10, 2017

Join local industry leaders in food, beverage and agriculture at a Food & Beverage Symposium on April 20th in Milton at the MEV Innovation Centre (555 Industrial Drive). The symposium will highlight the emergence of Food Incubators and how they support growth and innovation in food. Attendees will also be joined by industry...read more