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New Food Policies in the Provincial Policy Statement


April 9, 2014 12:46 PM

Posted by John Lubczynski

The Ontario government recently released the updated Provincial Policy Statement (PPS), which governs land use decisions across the province. Thanks to advocacy by the Roundtable and others, there are new policies recognizing local food and...

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Food Systems Why I Care


March 29, 2014 08:00 PM

Posted by Marianne Irvine

As a child growing up in Toronto, all I knew about food was learned in the home and the fast-food restaurants from back-in-the-day.

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Ontario's Local Food Strategy


March 19, 2014 10:00 AM

Posted by Jennifer Marshman

We were pleased to welcome Jaya James, policy advisor at the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, to the Food System Roundtable's March meeting. Here's a synopsis of what we heard.

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April 2014


Seed Starting Workshop (2)

April 19th

Learn to grow your own plants from seed!

Intro to Permaculture

April 26th

Learn permaculture to design home garden

Introduction to Sprouting

April 27th

Sprouting workshop for beginners.

Wild Spring Edibles

May 10th

Identify and harvest wild edibles!

Supper Club

May 13th

interactive cooking session

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