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Ontario Carrot Value Chain Analysis Study

Thursday, October 1, 2020

We are excited to announce that we have shared the Ontario Carrot Value Chain Analysis on the Research section of our website! 916 farmers in Ontario grow 42% of the carrots consumed in Canada. What happens to the carrots grown in Ontario? Are they consumed domestically or exported? Are...read more

Ontario releases 10-year report on Lake Simcoe

Monday, August 31, 2020

In July 2020, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks released a 10-year report on Lake Simcoe, as per the five-year and annual reporting requirements under the Lake Simcoe Protection Act, 2008. The report shows the restoration of over 15 kilometres of degraded shorelines, the planting of more than 55,000...read more

Always in Season: A Toolkit for Local Food Practitioners

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Are you interested to learn how your community can better support the agriculture, food and beverage sector year-round? The Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) has released a new resource, Always in Season: A Toolkit for Local Food Practitioners, with support from project partners listed below, including the Golden Horseshoe Food...read more

Webinar Recording: A Path to a Resilient and Vibrant Future

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

On June 23, 2020, we hosted a webinar, A Path to a Resilient and Vibrant Future, to explore key actions to support the continued growth of the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Cluster, as we work to refresh our Action Plan. The webinar included an insightful panel of speakers...read more

Murphy’s Farm Market: Resourceful and Resilient during COVID-19

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

With the province starting to open up as Ontario enters stage two of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth reflecting back on the resourceful businesses that were able to adapt over the last few months and rise to the challenge of supporting their communities in new ways. Farms and farm...read more