Posts Tagged ‘Local food’

District Businesses Participate in Toronto 2015 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

District Businesses Participate in Toronto 2015 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair features more than one million square feet of displays and competition facilities, attracting approximately 300,000 visitors and thousands of students each year. Billed as Canada’s largest indoor agricultural fair, the annual 10-day event, which runs [Read more]

Mantha’s News from the Park : Labour Day

Mantha’s News from the Park : Labour Day

As the summer winds down families are getting ready for start of another school year, but first getting ready to enjoy the last weekend of summer.  It’s important to note the importance of this long weekend, Labour Day, a why we celebrate it. Labour Day is a day dedicated to celebrating the [Read more]

“Messing with definitions doesn’t create more local food” says MP Carol Hughes

“Messing with definitions doesn’t create more local food” says MP Carol Hughes

More and more people want to be able to eat locally produced food.   Whether the motivation is political or merely based on a desire to support local producers and get fresh food, the idea of eating locally is on an upward trajectory. Recently, the Manitoulin Island Community Abattoir (MICA) [Read more]

“Farmer’s markets makes delicious sense” MP Carol Hughes

“Farmer’s markets makes delicious sense” MP Carol Hughes

When people stop by a farmers market, as I have been fortunate enough to do recently, they may not see the importance of these bustling open-air market places in terms of food security. The truth is most of us like to stop by and grab something fresh, check out what local artisans might be [Read more]

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