Category Archives: Contest

Win a Chance for a Free Composter

Thank you to everyone who entered our May contest and to Halton Region for providing the composters. SurveyMonkey Quiz Answers What are three ingredients used to make compost tea? Water, compost, molasses What is one benefit of a pallet garden? Any of the benefits listed in the blog. Name one health benefit of rhubarb. Any of the benefits listed…

Learn about our Charter for a Chance to Win a Year of Family Fun!

The Halton Food Charter is the cornerstone of the Halton Food Council and serves to guide the work that we do. In appreciation for endorsing our Charter, you will automatically be entered in a draw to win a one year Halton Parks Family Membership courtesy of Conservation Halton. It offers boundless opportunities for family fun…

E-newsletter survey – Enter to win!

The Halton Food Council would like to hear from your feedback on our monthly e-newsletter to better serve the interests of our community. Your participation in this survey is voluntary and will not impact your access to the e-newsletter. Your responses will be kept confidential and will only be shared with the Halton Food Council…

Minimizing our food waste this Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, October is the time to be grateful for the farmers and the cooks who bring food to our table every single day. And what better way to celebrate the local bounty than sharing a feast with our family and friends? But Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on…

In celebration of fall in Halton

To win a pair of tickets to Harvest Halton, send an e-mail with the subject "Newsletter Contest" to haltonfoodcouncil@gmail.com  with the answer to the  question below. Please include your name, email address, and municipality or postal code. You will automatically be entered into our draw for tickets. The contest is open only to Halton Region residents. Winners’…

May Newsletter Contest – Quiz Answers

Congratulations to the winners who entered the contest and correctly answered a free composter courtesy of Halton Region. 1. Which item should NOT be thrown into the Halton green cart? Banana peels Chicken bones Plastic price look-up labels (PLU) on fruits (correct answer) Shredded paper Dryer lint 2. Which of the following items can be used…

Celebrate Local with your Garden Photos

Share photos of your favourite fruits and veggies, including those imperfect ones with character, from your backyard or balcony garden or your community garden. Submission deadline: Extended to Monday, August 15, 2016. To participate, simply send your name, email address, and municipality or postal code to Contest with your photo(s). You will automatically be entered…

Do you know your compost?

Enter our draw for a free composter courtesy of Halton Region simply by completing (3) questions at Enter to Win. Check out the May newsletter articles Gardeners’ Guide (The Brown Thumb: Compost and Life) and Our FoodPrint (The Voyage of an Orange Peel from Waste and “Compost”) on our website for the answers. Open to Halton…