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Local Food Symposium - Less Than 50% of Spots Left
 
  Registration for the Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium is well underway, with over 50% of spaces already taken. Don't miss out on this opportunity to participate in a day-long conversation about local food on November 8, 2017 at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Register now!  
 
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  Bring Home the World Consultations Closing Soon
   
 

OMAFRA is undertaking consultations on an important economic opportunity for Ontario's agrifood sector - world foods. Make sure to help shape the outcome of this consultation by taking a few minutes to participate in the online survey before September 23. 

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  Local Food Literacy -
Success Stories
   
 

Educating consumers about the benefits of choosing local is an essential step in growing the local food economy. In this Greenbelt Fund Working Paper read about how 4 agricultural groups are taking on local food literacy.

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  IRAP Funding for
Innovation in Agrifood
   
 

Read about the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) and learn how you can find out if you're eligible for funding.



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  GREENBELT FUND
LOCAL FOOD SYMPOSIUM 2017
 
 
 

Royal Agriculture Winter Fair
39 Manitoba Dr
Toronto, ON
M6K 3C3

November 8
9am - 5pm

 
 
  The Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium will gather food value chain stakeholders to create new ways to get more fresh, local food onto Ontarians' plates, featuring a Keynote Address by former USDA Deputy Secretary and Executive Director of George Washington University's Food Institute, Dr. Kathleen Merrigan.  
 

 

 
 
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Better Beginnings
Better Futures

   
 

The Sudbury-Manitoulin District Student Nutrition Program supports 91 schools in the region to provide safe, nutritious food to children and youth, universally, at no cost. 

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  taste•real
Guelph Wellington Local Food
   
 

The mission of taste•real Guelph Wellington Local Food is to support local small businesses and farms to build stronger rural communities and grow one of the most vibrant, local food economies and food tourism destinations in Ontario.

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  FoodShare Toronto
   
 

FoodShare is a non-profit organization that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education, and improve the way people eat and grow food across Toronto.

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