The City of Toronto successfully undertook to increase the procurement of locally sourced and processed foods foods in their Long Term Care and Services from 19% to 25%. This presentation summarizes the communication tools, food substitutions and other steps that made this Broader Public Sector project a success.
On Jan 10, we hosted a workshop that connected buyers and sellers through the local food value chain. Furthermore, presentations were given in a number of areas to educate buyers and sellers on the purchasing and selling of local food. Here are the slides of all the presentations given.Read more
The Role of Co-operatives in Local Food Systems Development – United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development
The Role of Co-operatives in Local Food Systems Development – United States Department of Agriculture, Rural DevelopmentRead more
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.Read more
Check out this informative and insightful presentation by Dr. Michael Brownbridge from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, presented on the Ontario Pavilion Stage at the 2014 CRFA Tradeshow. In the presentation, Dr. Brownbridge shares new data on the outstanding opportunities that locally grown world crops offer restaurant owners, chefs, and foodservice companies.