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Food Literacy Goals Celebrated

-with files from Sustain Ontario

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Things are really moving forward in a positive way in Ontario when it comes to providing better food systems for all. With all the hard work done by the tireless food advocates throughout our province finally being addressed, changes are at last being made that will benefit farmers, producers and consumers in Ontario.

The Ontario Provincial Government just made three small steps towards better food systems. On January 29 the Ontario government released three much anticipated aspirational food literacy goals under the Local Food Act:

 

  • Goal 1: Increase the number of Ontarians who know what local foods are available.
  • Goal 2: Increase the number of Ontarians who know how and where to obtain local foods.
  • Goal 3: Increase the number of Ontarians who prepare local food meals for family and friends, and make local food more available through food service providers.

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Our Proud Producers: Good Food For Good

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Fiesta Farms invites you to discover the Good Food For Good difference this weekend. They will in the store with live demonstrations from 12-4pm both days. Good Food for Good is a young, energetic Toronto business determined to “make a positive difference in the world, one meal at a time”, by helping Canadians enjoy world food at home without sacrificing quality for convenience. Founded by Richa Gupta, Good Food For Good is a social as well as business endeavor whose mission is straightforward: offer good, pure and simple food to those who can afford it, and use the profits to donate good food to those who cannot. Continue »



Our Proud Producers: Devil’s Rock Creamy Blue Cheese

 

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The tiny hamlet of Thornloe, Ontario, population – one hundred and twenty three in 2011, produces some of the best cheese you will ever have. Since 1940, when the company was started by Rene Laframboise, Thornloe has been crafting award-winning cheeses. Devil’s Rock Creamy Blue is one of the stars, visually stunning in its black wax jacket and unique in taste and texture. Continue »