Author: ON Regional Economic Development
Growing Forward 2: What’s New!
Growing Forward 2 (GF2) offers cost-share funding assistance, free workshops and training for Ontario producers, processors, organizations and collaborations. What’s New for GF2? This year we’ve made it easier for clients to put together a good project application by making the following changes to the program: Priorities are easily identified in the program guides All…
Does Dirt Bug you? Feed your soil microorganisms to increase crop yield and improve your bottom line.
2015 is the International Year of Soils. Lush crop fields cover the powerhouse of the plant, the roots, growing in the dirt beneath our feet.
New Strategic Planning Resource
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has developed a Strategic Planning Resource Manual.
Ontario Releases First Annual Local Food Report
Ontario has launched its first-ever Local Food Report, which measures the province’s progress in bringing local food to more tables across the province In 2013, Ontario passed the Local Food Act, 2013 which aims to increase awareness of local food, nurture local food markets and foster vibrant food-based economies across the province. The Act also commits…
Feedback from the Community Economic Development 101 Sessions
Have you heard the term Community Economic Development but you’re not sure exactly what it means? It’s not simply the application of a “do this and you’ll get that” strategy but rather a process that a community can undertake to identify and use resources to attract capital and increase physical, commercial, and business development and…