Supporting Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector, From Farm to Fork
The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would help make more local food available in markets, schools, cafeterias, grocery stores and restaurants throughout the province.
If passed, the Local Food Act would:
The proposed legislation is part of a broader local food strategy that encourages the growth and development of markets for foods grown and made in Ontario, and provides funding for innovative and collaborative local food projects.
Promoting local food is part of the new Ontario government's plan to strengthen the agri-food industry, build stronger communities and create jobs that will grow the economy.