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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

Webinar Recording: A Path to a Resilient and Vibrant Future

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

On June 23, 2020, we hosted a webinar, A Path to a Resilient and Vibrant Future, to explore key actions to support the continued growth of the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Cluster, as we work to refresh our Action Plan. The webinar included an insightful panel of speakers...read more

Murphy’s Farm Market: Resourceful and Resilient during COVID-19

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

With the province starting to open up as Ontario enters stage two of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth reflecting back on the resourceful businesses that were able to adapt over the last few months and rise to the challenge of supporting their communities in new ways. Farms and farm...read more

Feed Your Future: connecting agri-food employers and job seekers

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture has partnered with AgCareers.com and CareersInFood.com to launch the Feed Your Future Campaign, funded by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. #FeedYourFuture aims to attract new candidates to fill labour gaps in the agri-food industry, and streamline the process of connecting employers with potential employees during...read more

York Region thanks Agriculture and Agri-Food Workers

Friday, June 5, 2020

In celebration of Local Food Week, York Region is thanking all of their farmers, farm workers, temporary foreign workers, processors, truck drivers, and everyone else in the agriculture and agri-food sector who work tirelessly to get nutritious, Ontario-grown food to our tables. “From field to fork, this sector plays...read more