GHFFA Response on Bill 23

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The passing of the omnibus Bill 23 this fall has brought significant change to planning in Ontario. While the details are not yet clear and the “consultation” period for parts of the Bill are still ongoing, significant anxiety exists in both urban and rural municipalities for the impact more

Revolutionizing Fruit Production and Reducing Waste with Vivid Machines

Monday, November 21, 2022

58% of food produced in Canada – or 35.5 million tonnes – is lost and wasted annually, according to this Second Harvest report. It’s an enormous problem with enormous consequences. That’s why companies like Vivid Machines are working to address food loss and waste, specifically along the fruit more

Agriculture at a Glance: New OFA Infographics

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture has produced the following “Agriculture at a Glance” infographics, showcasing a local snapshot of Durham, York, Niagara, Hamilton, Halton, and Peel. Through these big numbers, we can see the significance of local agriculture! Click on each image below to view the full more

GHFFA 2021 Annual Report: a Message from our Director

Thursday, September 22, 2022

From our 2021 Annual Report A Message from the Director September 8, 2022 It has taken a pandemic to show us the strengths and weaknesses of our Canadian food system. Disruptions in supply and distribution of food have taken the headlines in the last year, illustrating that we more