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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 recognizing...read more

Social Media Training Direct Farm Marketing Businesses

Social Media Training Workshop for Direct Farm Marketing Businesses

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Looking to amp up your social media efforts for your agricultural business? An upcoming free workshop on November 28th will look at Social Media Training for Direct Farm Marketing Businesses at the York Region Administration Building in Newmarket from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. The live session will demonstrate the value of using...read more

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Increasing Local Food Procurement in Municipally-Operated Facilities and Cafeterias

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance has received $100,000 funding from the Greenbelt Fund’s Local Food Investment Fund to increase municipal local food procurement in Golden Horseshoe Municipalities. Specifically, the project is working with municipal partners to increase the procurement of locally-sourced food in long-term care facilities in the...read more

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Culinary Students to Compete in Farm-to-Fork Great Amazing Duck Race

Friday, February 12, 2016

Accompanied by the buzz and glee that comes with the hatching of springtime, the Great Amazing Duck Race is coming back this April for its third year, with King Cole Ducks Ltd. inviting culinary students to rise, shine, race and cook in their daylong Farm-to-Fork competition. The competition is...read more