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Region of Peel

New and Upgraded Olymel L.P. Plants in Brampton Create 100 New Jobs

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Olymel L.P., one of the country’s largest pork and poultry processors and distributors, has invested over $30 million to refurbish one of its existing plants and acquire a new 50,000-sq.-ft. plant, both located in Brampton. The reorganization and addition of activities at both plants will create more than 100 new...read more

37 families honoured for 150+ years of farming in Peel Region

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Article from the Caledon Enterprise by Danielle Marr: Despite its proximity to the Big Smoke, Caledon has held on to its farming roots and on Nov. 18, the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance (GHFFA) paid tribute to 37 families who have been farming in Peel for 150 years or...read more

Peel Region Endorses Food Charter for a Food Secure Community

Monday, November 20, 2017

This month, the Region of Peel endorsed a comprehensive Food Charter, designed to lead a collective effort in achieving a just, equitable food system for the area and its residents. The Charter is a living document developed through significant input from the community, and comes as a response to...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

Headwaters Region Launches its own Food Charter

Thursday, May 25, 2017

It started out as casual chats about local food security issues between passionate community members and professionals that endearingly called themselves the “food gals”. Fast forward to joining together as a coalition of community agencies, partners and community volunteers: the Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance (HFFA) is proud to...read more

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

Plant Paradise Country Gardens: a Blooming Success in the Headwaters Region

Thursday, April 27, 2017

You know you’re doing something right when your work is continuously recognized by your peers. Plant Paradise Country Gardens, an eco-tourism business in the Headwaters Region, is one of those businesses harvesting such success. Rooted in Caledon in the Region of Peel, Plant Paradise Country Gardens–co-owned by Lorraine Roberts...read more