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Canadian Grand Prix Award Winners (CNW Group/Retail Council of Canada)

York Region’s Arla Foods Inc. Wins Big with Product Innovation

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Canadian Grand Prix Award Gala celebrates new product innovation in a number of categories judged by industry experts, and Arla Foods Inc. from Concord in York Region was the most awarded company last month at this year’s gala. Now in its 24th year, the Retail Council of Canada’s Canadian more

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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 more

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

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 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 more