Category Archives: Event

Savour 4 Local Fall Events

It may not feel like fall is in the air yet, but it certainly is in the calendar – and here are some fall food and fun events in the Region to add to your calendar! We’ve only listed a few highlights, so, as always, check the Halton Region’s Farms & Markets page for more…

Policies, Practices & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium

On May 30, the Halton Food Council hosted Wasteless 2017. Read about the event at Reducing Wasted Food.

Policies, Practices, & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium – May 30

FoodThinkers - You are invited to attend the Policies, Practices, & Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium on May 30th. We will be hosting this full day event in partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative and Country Heritage Park and supported by Riverstone Branding, the Ontario Produce Marketing Association, and The Printing House at Country Heritage Park…

Save May 30 – Policies, Practices, and Partnerships: Reducing Food Waste Symposium

FoodThinkers - You are invited to attend this full day event hosted by the Halton Food Council in partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative, and Country Heritage Park. The symposium will kick off with keynote speaker, Dr. Martin Gooch, CEO/Partner of VCM International. It will be an opportunity to learn more about the Waste-Free Ontario…

Oakville’s Pilgrim Wood Public School joins the Great Big Crunch movement

Since 2008, over 1,000,000 crunchers have participated in the Great Big Crunch, “an annual moment of anti-silence where everyone gets together and bites into crunchy fresh local produce in unison. The symphony is loud, whether you munch on apples or carrots.” (FoodShare) On Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2pm, there was a loud reverberation heard…

Save May 30th for our upcoming Food Waste Symposium

In partnership with Sustain Ontario, the Ontario Food Collaborative and Country Heritage Park and supported by Riverstone Branding, we will be hosting a full day event at Country Heritage Park in Milton. Our symposium will explore policies and practices to reduce food waste in the food chain. Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for…

Celebrate March break with sweet local food adventures

March is a great month for some sweet local food adventures. It's the time of year where spring is in sight, sap is moving in our maple trees, and rich maple syrup is flowing straight into my belly! As far as I'm concerned, there are only two seasons in Halton: maple, and not maple. This…

Celebrate local food this winter in Halton

This past summer and fall we featured the tastiest local foods from across the Halton Region. With farmers’ markets and pick-your own farms, the freshest produce is never far during the warmer seasons. While there may be fewer options for local foods as we head into February, there are still farm stores, food events, and…

We assembled the ingredients for a busy 2017

The Halton Food Council hosted its Fall food forum, Assembling the Ingredients, on November 22, 2016 in Milton. The event gathered 56 community partners with different backgrounds, interests, and expertise about food systems in Halton. The goal was to set the stage – or assemble the ingredients – for future community conversations leading to the…

Get a head start to your Garden with Seedy Saturdays

It’s never too early to start thinking about your garden. Late January is the time to think about which kind of seeds you’ll plant and where to get them. A Seedy Saturday is a great opportunity for gardeners to get their hands on a diverse selection of seeds and get excited about the next gardening…