September: It’s Not Late Summer Without Tomatoes and Corn

Summer may be a distant memory, but eating fresh, local seasonal food is what memories are made of. We wait all year for juicy, succulent tomatoes and the crunch of Ontario corn.

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Video Series: Introduction to Food Safety & Certification Workshop

The Greenbelt Fund and Ontariofresh.ca, in collaboration with 100km Foods Inc., CanadaGap, GS1 Canada, NSF-GFTC, OSCIA, and OMAFRA brought together farmers with professionals from different sectors and institutions dealing with food safety at the Introduction to Food Safety and Certification Workshop on April 3 and 4 2014.

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Agriculture by the Numbers: Understanding the Greenbelt’s Unique Advantages

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Developing the Value Chain of Ontario Quinoa

Developing
 the 
value
 chain
 from 
production 
to
 sales
 of 
locally
 grown
 Ontario 
quinoa
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Roasted Asparagus Pasta

To celebrate the end of Local Food Week, we wanted to share a seasonal recipe for Roasted Asparagus Pasta that is simple to make and guaranteed to please.

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April: Ruby-Red Rhubarb Takes the Stage

One of the first signs of the beginning of the growing season in Ontario is the arrival of fresh, ruby-red rhubarb. For the April Challenge, our participants were invited to create a spectacular dish with this vegetable that is most commonly used as a fruit.

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Cook Global, Buy Local!

Check out this informative and insightful presentation by Dr. Michael Brownbridge fromVineland Research and Innovation Centre, presented on the Ontario Pavilion Stage at the 2014 CRFA Tradeshow.

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February: St. James High School Nails the Five Ingredient Challenge

When the monthly Local Food Challenges were revealed, Challenger St. James High School in Guelph didn’t waste any time in putting together their submission using five Ontario ingredients: chicken, sweet potatoes, leeks, mushrooms, and cheese. By looking at this photo, would you believe this recipe was created and executed by high school students?

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New Food Safety Training Program at Georgian College

FREE Session to Introduce New Food Safety Training Program in Development!

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Team Greenbelt For the Win at Ryerson Homegrown Harvest Cook-Off

This past Wednesday, five of our Greenbelters headed down to Gould Street for Ryerson University’s Homegrown Harvest Party and Cook-Off.

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