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  • Ontario Expanding Agriculture Opportunities in the North

    Ontario is working to increase access to local food, create jobs and boost economic growth in the North by establishing a livestock farming pilot project.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Supporting Pollinator Health Research

    Ontario is continuing its work to protect pollinators and ensure a sustainable food supply, resilient ecosystems and a strong economy for the province by supporting innovative pollinator health research.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Celebrating 40 Years of Foodland Ontario

    For 40 years, Foodland Ontario has been making it easier for families and consumers to identify and enjoy Ontario's locally-grown and harvested foods. By buying local, you are helping boost the economy, create good jobs and strengthen Ontario's agri-food sector.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Boosting Competitiveness for Greenhouses through Innovation

    Ontario is enhancing the competitiveness of the greenhouse sector by supporting the development of innovative new technologies, encouraging investments in greenhouse agriculture and boosting productivity.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Environmental Stewardship on Farms

    The provincial and federal governments are supporting Ontario farmers and continuing to combat climate change by boosting energy efficiency on farming operations.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Tap Into Delicious, Local Maple Syrup This Spring

    With the sap now running at more than 2,500 sugar maple farms across the province, it's a great time to get out and learn about the syrup-making process, support local producers and enjoy this tasty Ontario treat.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Chatham Man Fined under Food Safety and Quality Act

    A Chatham man plead guilty and was fined $875 plus a victim fine surcharge of $125 for violating provincial food safety laws.

    Court Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Boosting Economic Growth in Eastern Ontario

    Ontario is bolstering economic growth in rural and Indigenous communities across the province by supporting projects that diversify and grow local economies through the renewed Rural Economic Development (RED) program.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Jobs and Growth in Ontario's Food Processing Industry

    Ontario is boosting productivity, expanding export opportunities and helping maintain 1,600 good jobs in Guelph by supporting leading-edge technological upgrades at a local food processing plant.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Boosting Economic Growth in Rural Ontario

    Ontario is supporting local projects that will attract investment, create jobs and boost economic growth in rural communities through the renewed Rural Economic Development (RED) program.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Celebrates Agri-Food Innovators in Northwest Ontario

    Ontario is recognizing the work of local agri-food innovators whose ideas and passion strengthen their businesses, grow the agri-food sector, boost the economy and create jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Celebrates Agri-Food Innovators in Northeastern Ontario

    Ontario is recognizing the work of local agri-food innovators whose ideas and passion strengthen their businesses, grow the agri-food sector, boost the economy and create jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Supporting Local Food and Beverage Businesses

    The provincial and federal governments are supporting Ontario's food and beverage processing sector by helping local businesses expand production, meet consumer demand and create good jobs.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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