Colonial Florists’ popular Frosty Fern
While the rest of us are soaking up the sunshine, enjoying the hot weather and barbecuing on the beach, Ron van der Zalm is thinking about Christmas.
He’s a greenhouse flower grower in St. Catharines, Ontario and the height of summer is when he starts growing popular Christmas plants […]
An innovative shelf labelling program that is already being used in over 250 stores in Western Canada has come to Ontario.
Through smartphone-enabled tags, Localize highlights regional products s and provides shoppers with information about the origin of food products right at the shelf.
Each product considered local under the program has a QR […]
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 […]
There’s a potential market opportunity developing for farmers in south central Ontario – and they’re being asked to step forward if they’re interested in being part of a new food hub pilot project.
The South Central Ontario Region (SCOR) Economic Development Corporation has received funding from the Greenbelt Fund to test a food hub concept […]