Province introduces Local Food Act
Toronto, Ont. – The Ontario government has re-introduced the Local Food Act into the provincial legislature.
According to the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, the act, if passed, would help make local foods more accessible in markets, schools, grocery stores and restaurants.
The enhanced act, originally introduced late last year, is designed to:
The Local Food Act is part of a wider strategy to encourage the growth of markets for locally produced food in Ontario.