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Ontario Missing Key Economic Opportunities in Food


February 27, 2015 03:00 PM

Posted by Brittany Bruce

A report published last month finds that Ontario could be producing billions of dollars worth of food that is currently being imported, bringing environmental and employment benefits to the province.

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Gardens Aren't Farms


February 24, 2015 09:50 AM

Posted by Amy Bumbacco

Designing garden plots with rows and paths is a historical practice rooted in the traditional design of large-scale farm operations. But there's one thing we should consider: gardens are not farms.  

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How to Address our Unhealthy Diets - Part two


February 18, 2015 09:49 AM

Posted by Marianne Irvine

Part two of "How to Address our Unhealthy Diets." Introducing Dr. Yoni Freedhoff.

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Upcoming Events

March 2015


Greening an Inner-City School, and Knowing Your Farmers

March 1st

part of the Sustainable Food Systems Speaker Series

Uptown Waterloo Market AGM

March 3rd

learn more about the anticipated growth of this market and be part of it!

The Working Centre's Urban Agriculture projects and Food Spaces, Vibrant Places

March 8th

part of the Sustainable Food Systems Speaker Series

March 2015 Roundtable Board meeting

March 11th

Action Group updates & how to get involved

Herbal Medicinal Salves & Lipbalms Workshop

March 14th

Learn medicinal herbs for healing remedies.

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