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Opportunities for Change

Reducing Waste and Growing Revenue with Upcycled Food

Monday, June 27, 2022

Reducing food waste has been identified as one of the most important solutions to fighting climate change. Thus, preventing food loss and waste has become top of mind for many businesses — but what about upcycling, too? Anthesis Provision hosted a webinar on June 23rd to discuss upcycling and...read more

Event Barns in Ontario Position Paper

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farm Alliance has released a position paper on Event Barns in Ontario. The paper explains the background of family farming and on-farm diversification, introduces the concept of event barns, provide examples, and identifies development requirements, processes and costs for establishing event barns in Ontario....read more

Serving Up Local II

Monday, December 6, 2021

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance is continuing our work on local food procurement in Ontario’s long-term care sector with the project Serving Up Local II. The Serving Up Local Economic Analysis (SULEA) project is the second phase of GHFFA’s incredibly successful Serving Up Local Project (SUL), where...read more

Fair Finance Fund invests in future of Ontario’s food & farm sector

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The Fair Finance Fund is set to raise $2 million by the end of 2021 to support Ontario’s local food and farm sector. The Fund, which first launched in 2019, offers community bonds to those interested in making an impact with their investments. Every dollar invested goes directly to...read more

Urban Agriculture and Climate Change Adaptation

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

A recent CBC article has highlighted How urban gardening could be at the forefront of climate change adaptation in Canada’s cities. “So much so that cities such as Toronto and Montreal have urban agriculture strategies to boost farming inside their city limits,” the article explains, adding that the City...read more