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Ontario announces how-to guide for home-based food businesses

Thursday, January 7, 2021

The Ontario government has released a guide on how to start a home-based food business, in an effort to help small independent businesses succeed and contribute to Ontario communities during COVID-19. “Starting a home-based food business is an excellent opportunity for people across Ontario to share their culinary creativity,...read more

GHFFA releases new Action Plan 2021 – 2026: A Vibrant Future

Monday, November 9, 2020

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance releases new 5-year Action Plan From our Chair, Johanna Downey: “2020 has underlined the importance of the food sector around the world. Food companies along the value chain pivoted and their many challenges became opportunities, while the agricultural community remained steadfast in...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

Agriculture Drives Norfolk Economic Development Strategy

Friday, June 21, 2019

Norfolk County Council approved a new Economic Development Strategy earlier this month, with agriculture aptly recognized as a strong economic driver. “Agriculture is important to the economic development strategy, because food production, farming and agriculture is Norfolk County’s second largest industry sector after manufacturing, in terms of export values,”...read more