Missing the boat on Local Food

This past week the city of Belleville was host to the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference. Organized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food...
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Growth in Ontario’s Food and Beverage Industry

The provincial and federal governments are supporting Ontario's food and beverage processing sector by helping local businesses expand production, meet consumer demand and create...

Local food – cost versus value

A couple of months ago, the North Grenville Times conducted an online survey on local food. We shared the results from the survey, and...

NutriSTEP®: Nutrition screening for the whole family

Submitted by: Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitNutriSTEP® is a quick and easy questionnaire that looks at a preschooler or a toddler’s eating,...

Is social enterprise the key to the future of local food?

Recently, at the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference in November, there was one breakout session that was of particular interest to this writer. It...

Food Trends in 2017

Submitted By: Dana Hawthorne, MScFN, RD Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health UnitWith the start of the New Year, we can expect to see new...

Food hub offers convenient access to local food through year-round online marketplace

A commitment to eating local and supporting the local food economy doesn’t need to end in the winter months, although sourcing those local products...
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Local Agri-Food Tourism – Part Two

In the previous local food article, a recent food tour in the Bay of Quinté area was highlighted. The impact on the writer was...

Local Agri-food Expo survey results

The North Grenville Times recently conducted a survey intended to seek input from residents on the types of topics that they would like to...

AMI Agri-food Workshop

On December 6, the North Grenville Municipal Centre was the site of a special agri-food workshop hosted by the Agri-food Management Institute. When asked,...

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