Food safety and traceability
The Road to Local Food: Increasing Local Food in Broader Public Sector (BPS) Organizations – Guelph Community Health Centre
Guelph Community Health Centre’s Local Food Toolkit helps organizations overcome challenges in sourcing and serving more local food.
This report outlines the Corporation of Norfolk County’s experience with putting a system in place to increase the amount of Ontario food served in the Broader Public Sector.
Ontario’s Broader Public Sector (BPS): New Opportunities for the Province’s Food and Beverage Processors
This discussion paper was developed by Food and Beverage Ontario and outlines common procurement processes in the BPS.
Accessing the Broader Public Sector Marketplace: Local Food Hub Business Plan and Implementation Strategy
The Erie Innovation Centre worked collaboratively with the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association to provide a business plan for accessing Broader Public Sector institutions.
OGVG provides a detailed outline of why consumers should choose greenhouse tomatoes, bell peppers, and cucumbers and how to optimize shelf life, prep tips, and culinary applications.
The Role of Co-operatives in Local Food Systems Development – United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
This webinar provides guidance and advice from six speakers discussing the role of co-operatives in local food systems development.
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.