I’ve written about food waste before: here and here, for example.
The statistics that are often used to quantify the shocking amount of food that we produce but end up discarding are staggering.
Not only are we wasting the actual food, but we’re also throwing out the water, energy and other resources we’ve used to […]
A popular school snack program that has been in place in Northern Ontario schools for the past eight years has been expanded.
As a result of increased funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, approximately 36,000 students in 191 schools are now receiving two servings a week of fruits and vegetables […]
It’s a new initiative that’s a win for farmers, students and healthy eating.
Fresh from the Farm is a pilot program being launched this fall in select school boards that will let students fundraise for their schools by selling Ontario fruits and vegetables.
Modeled after a similar program in Manitoba, the Ontario initiative is a […]
Brothers Erik and Francis Lo at their Cambridge, Ontario production facility. Photo courtesy of Francis Lo.
A growing Ontario soy food manufacturer can trace its roots back to an entry into a student competition at the University of Guelph 15 years ago.
Brothers Erik and Francis Lo entered a soy-based cream cheese alternative into […]
Picton – A desire to give back to a community that supported them in their time of need led to a fundraising campaign by local beef farmers that has raised $70,000 for a cardiac rehabilitation program in Picton, Ontario.
The donation by the Prince Edward County Cattlemen’s Association was instrumental in helping to establish an […]