February 2020
Food & Farming across the Golden Horseshoe
The Golden Horseshoe is home to the majority of the province’s floriculture greenhouses, and like any robust sector, this brings with it great opportunity for growth and innovation.

Bayview Flowers in Jordan, Ontario is among these inventive greenhouse operations.

Read in our most recent blog post how the Niagara greenhouse is embracing the biogas sector re-using and re-purposing waste while creating renewable energy!
Canadian Biogas Association graphic
To celebrate Canada's Agriculture Day on February 11th, AgScape and Farm & Food Care Ontario teamed up to go Live on Facebook with some virtual farm tours and interviews! Check out the videos on the Farm & Food Care Facebook page here .
Are you between the ages of 18 and 30 and interested in shaping the future of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector? Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has launched  Canada’s first Agricultural Youth Council , and the deadline to apply is coming up on February 14, 2020 . If you're interested, learn more here .
On March 6th, the Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance is hosting an event in Mono, Ontario that will give attendees the opportunity to hear how three local farmers are taking on the challenges of a changing climate to better sequester carbon and keep their soil healthy. Learn more and get tickets here .
If you haven't seen the documentary Before the Plate yet, good news! It has been accepted on Amazon, iTunes and more for streaming beginning March 3rd! The feature-length documentary looks at the questions, stories and people behind where our food comes from and how it gets to our plate.
The United Nations has declared 2020 the International Year of Plant Health , aiming to "raise global awareness on how protecting plant health can help end hunger, reduce poverty, protect the environment, and boost economic development." Read the full news release here .
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