News: Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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  • Savour Summer With Local Foods

    With memories of a long winter behind us, one of the best ways to enjoy summer among friends and family is with the many great things that grow in Ontario.

  • VQA Wine Coming to Farmers' Markets This May

    Ontario is making it easier for consumers to pair local food with local wine by allowing Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines to be sold at farmers' markets starting May 1. 

  • Province Serving Up Local Food Projects

    Premier Kathleen Wynne visited Stonemill Bakehouse today to celebrate the introduction of its Prince Edward County Rye Bread and highlight more than 60 other innovative local food projects across Ontario receiving support through the province's new Local Food Fund.

  • Governments Supporting Ontario Horticulture Industry

    The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping the province's horticulture industry address production challenges, respond to consumer demands and bring new products and technologies to market with an investment of $26.5 million in the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre.

  • Brewing Up New Jobs

    Ontario is helping a high-quality custom coffee roaster expand so it can take advantage of the growing market for single-serve coffee while creating and supporting more than 400 jobs. 

  • New Jobs Fresh From the Oven

    Ontario is helping a leading producer of baked goods expand to further strengthen the province's food processing sector and create and support more than 1,000 jobs. 

  • Statement on Bee Health Working Group Report

    Kathleen Wynne, Premier and Minister of Agriculture and Food, issued the following statement today on the release of the Ontario Bee Health Working Group's report: 

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