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Region of Durham

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Farm & Food Care Award Recipients Champion Agricultural Advocacy

Monday, April 16, 2018

Congratulations to Durham Farm Connections, Farmer Tim, and Jamie Reaume, who were each celebrated with Champion Awards at Farm & Food Care Ontario’s annual conference last week, recognizing their significant contributions and commitment to Ontario’s farming community and agricultural advocacy. As distance between farming and non-farming communities continues to grow, these...read more

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Durham Region Launches Local Food Business Retention and Expansion Project

Monday, January 15, 2018

From the Region of Durham Website January 15, 2018: The Regional Municipality of Durham’s Economic Development Division (Agriculture and Rural Affairs) is launching a Local Food Business Retention and Expansion project for the Region of Durham—which will support local business development and job creation in the agri-food sector. Throughout...read more

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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

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Ontarians hungry for locally-grown world foods

Thursday, October 26, 2017

A diverse population like Ontario’s brings with it a diverse, healthy appetite — so why not satiate that demand with seasonal Ontario-grown items that would otherwise be shipped in? This video, released by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs as part of their World Foods Consultation,...read more

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Growing Excite-mint for Everything Herbal at Richters Herbs

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

For decades, Richters Herbs in Durham Region have offered everything one would need to know to grow and use a vast variety of culinary, medicinal and aromatic herbs. As leading growers and purveyors of herb seeds, plants, dried herbs, extracts, oils and more, whatever you’re looking for in the herb...read more