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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 more

Food and Beverage Convention 2017

Niagara Food & Beverage Convention: Scale Up Your Business

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Learn how to scale up and grow your business at Niagara’s 2017 Food and Beverage Convention, taking place March 3rd in Niagara Falls at the Scotiabank Convention Centre. The Agri-food Management Institute teamed up with Innovate Niagara and many others to offer this full-day event to Ontario food and beverage manufacturing businesses, more

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From Field to Glass in Niagara: Silversmith Brewing Company

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Niagara Region may be known for its wine culture (and understandably so), but as craft breweries are on the rise throughout Ontario, so too, are they growing in Niagara. In Virgil, Ontario, just west of Niagara-on-the-Lake, sits Silversmith Brewing Company. Celebrated brews and a charmed rustic atmosphere have more

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Student Nutrition Programs Give Students & Communities the Opportunity to Grow

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

A number of diverse programs across the province are putting forth a vigorous effort to connect Ontario students to healthy food. Nutrition’s role in supporting education and development, after all, cannot be overstated. Niagara Nutrition Partners (NNP) is the body linking young students to good food across the more

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Mastering Greenhouse Efficiency with Robotics at Vineland

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Imagine technology that could preemptively find disease in plants, allowing growers to address it proactively. Or sensors that could help irrigate more resourcefully. Or robots that could selectively harvest ripe crops. At Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Niagara, it seems as though the future is now. Vineland’s more