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Halton Region

GHFFA Among 15 Recipients to Receive Funding for Local Food Projects

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, in partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority, is among 15 recipients from across the province to receive funding for exciting local food projects. The more than $315,000 in new funding from the Government of Ontario and the Greenbelt Fund is aimed...read more

Halton Region Agricultural Forum: Driving Growth and Innovation

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Halton Region’s 6th annual Agricultural Forum is coming up on Thursday, April 12, from 7 – 9 p.m. at Country Heritage Park in Milton. This year’s forum will focus on initiatives that will help local farms and food businesses drive growth and innovation in the agriculture and food sector. It...read more

Celebrating Canada 150 Farm Families in York, Halton, Durham Regions

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance has been celebrating Canada’s 150th by paying tribute to farm families across the Golden Horseshoe who have been farming since Confederation, some even longer. These families have had a significant contribution to the development and health of our country and province, and...read more

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

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

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