I await the coming of asparagus season the way many people anticipate Christmas.
Yes, I absolutely love the fresh, crisp flavour of newly harvested asparagus spears, but it’s about more than just their yummy goodness. Or the fact that they’re good for you and loaded with iron and vitamin K.
To me, it also signals […]
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 […]
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 […]
The strength of the local food movement and the potential of an untapped urban market keen to buy high quality beef direct from farmers are behind a new marketing initiative underway by Beef Farmers of Ontario.
Farm to City Marketing is based on the popular community-supported agriculture (CSA) model that has been successful for vegetable […]