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Nov 30 2016

Find Local Foods for Holiday Meals and Gift Giving


Looking for gifts that will really be appreciated this holiday season? Tired of giving “stuff” that contributes to household clutter and the waste stream?

GIVE LOCAL FOOD!

Fill up some gift baskets with delicious locally grown and made foods. There are lots of options available in Grey County. You can get beautiful gift baskets pre-made or custom-made from the following stores:

Or pick up a selection of products from local producers at these holiday markets and make your own:

You can also inspire family, friends (or yourself) to cook with delicious local foods year round from the Come to Our Table – South Georgian Bay Community Cookbook.

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Nov 29 2016

Connecting the Dots from Farm Gates to Dinner Plates – Webinar today at NOON


Live! Today @ Noon EST – Social License and Public Trust…connecting the dots from farm gates to dinner plates

with Crystal Mackay, Farm & Food Care Canada

Join Crystal Mackay for a look into the new Canadian Centre for Food Integrity public trust in food research with insights from moms, millennials and foodies. To earn public trust in food, these research insights need to be actionable. What can you do to improve your report card on public trust? Is social license the right benchmark to be chasing?

Learn more about Farm & Food Care and their efforts as they build for this challenge of earning public trust in Canadian food and farming for the future, and what you can do to help make that happen.

Click here to register for this webinar.

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Nov 24 2016

Second Annual FLEdGE Regional Food Hub Survey Needs Your Input

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at Wilfrid Laurier University and researchers at the University of Guelph need your help to capture an accurate picture of food flowing through local food hubs in Ontario. This research is part of a suite of work being done by FLEdGE (Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged) in partnership with universities and organizations across Ontario to support regional local food systems.

Building on last year’s inaugural research into regional food systems in Ontario, this survey aims to gather information about food sales through hubs of all kinds over the last year.

Link to SURVEY HERE.

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Nov 22 2016

OTF Green People Action Area & Grow Grant Info Session Nov. 28 in Paisley

ONTARIO TRILLIUM FOUNDATION’S GREEN PEOPLE ACTION AREA & GROW GRANT INFORMATION SESSION

Nov 28 – 1:00 pm to Nov 28 – 3:30 pm
Address:  Paisley Legion, 338 Goldie St., Paisley, Ontario, N0G 2N0

Environmental not-for-profit organizations in Grey Bruce Huron and Perth will find this session particularly helpful. 

Join OTF’s Green People Action Area Strategy Lead Thea Silver along with GBHP Program Manager Aly Boltman for a detailed information session that drills down on OTF’s Green People Action Area, an integral part of OTF’s investment strategy. The session will be followed by tips for great Grow Grant applications.

OTF’s Green People Action Area & Grow Grant Information Session

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