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Local food tourism part 3

Last time when I wrote about local food tourism, I gave you a glimpse of what could be possible if someone wanted to step...

Local food – Municipal procurement bylaw

Many people agree that supporting local food is a really good idea. People feel good about supporting farmers, their neighbours, and local businesses. It...
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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...

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...

Tips for packing a healthy school lunch

Submitted by Dana Hawthorne, RD and Danielle Labonte RD, Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health UnitChildren spend about 40% of their waking hours at school,...

On food trucks and Luddites

by Woody ArmourLet us consider the addition of six local food trucks to the local scene, that is, in North Grenville. These vehicles would...

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 trends in 2017, part 2

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

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,...

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,...

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