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Cultivating New Approaches

Toronto to welcome International Public Markets Conference in 2023

Friday, August 19, 2022

The Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance is thrilled that the City of Toronto has been selected to host the 11th International Public Markets Conference. The conference will take place next summer from June 8-10, 2023, at various locations throughout Toronto. City staff and public market champions have worked...read more

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

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

Durham Region is developing a Food System Report Card

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The Durham Food Policy Council (DFPC) hosted a symposium on April 22nd—Earth Day—to discuss the development of a Food System Report Card for Durham Region, and to brainstorm key indicators that would track the health of the region’s food system. The DFPC is working towards a just and sustainable...read more

Milton Farmers’ Market is ready for 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021

Outdoor farmers’ market season is upon us in Ontario, with many markets working hard to continue their essential role in safely supplying communities with farm-fresh food. The Milton Farmers’ Market, operated by the Milton Chamber of Commerce, was one of many markets that went through some big changes last...read more