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Cultivating New Approaches

Serving Up Local II Webinar Series: #LocalFoodinHealthcare – Big, local ideas to unlock the potential of our healthcare food systems

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Serving Up Local II: An Economic Analysis (SULEA) research project webinar series continues, this time in conjunction with the Canadian Society of Nutrition Managers (CSNM).  In long-term care and healthcare facilities across Ontario, Nutrition Managers and Supply professionals are pushing beyond the status quo of acceptable food at...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

Niagara Greenhouse Grows Flowers and Renewable Energy

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The Golden Horseshoe is home to the majority of the province’s floriculture greenhouses, and like any robust sector, this brings with it great opportunity for growth and innovation. Bayview Flowers is among these inventive greenhouse operations in the Golden Horseshoe, growing potted plants and cut flowers throughout 340,000 square...read more

Abacus Data article: A Meatless Revolution or a Temporary Fad?

Friday, January 10, 2020

The article below has been copied with permission from Abacus Data. What consumer attitudes tell us about potential shifts in consumer behaviour in Canada towards plant-based alternatives. By David Coletto, Oksana Kishchuk, and Megan Ross This past May, Beyond Meat Inc. started trading shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange....read more