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Agricultural Food Safety

  • Advantage Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) Posters

Adopting food safety practices on your farm can bring direct business benefits such as reducing the risk of food contamination and expansion of your customer base.

Good Agriculture Practices posters are now available to help train employees and visitors on food safety practices - free of charge!

See the details on the OMAFRA website.

Order Your Free Posters Today!
Call 1-877-424-1300 or email advantage@ontario.ca

 

 


Preferred Suppliers

  • Impact Canopies Canada

 

 

Our preferred supplier of quality canopies.

 


  • Enviro Threads

Environmentally Friendly Bags For All Purposes. Enviro Threads has been manufacturing environmentally friendly products since 1996. All bags are made in Lindsay, Ontario, from various cotton textiles including Certified Organic Cotton, unbleached and printed cottons.


  • nTake EcoDurable Products

 

Founded in 2003 to provide a solution for the excessive environmental cost and non-recycled waste of paper and plastic bags.

 

 


Miscellaneous

  • Crop Touring

Find Local Food Wherever You Find Yourself

Let’s go Crop Touring! Looking to buy local produce to enjoy at home or while you are travelling? With crop touring, you’re on the right route. Now you can find local food wherever you find yourself.


  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Food Recalls and Allergy Alerts

The Government of Canada and the Farmers' Markets Ontario® share a common interest in keeping Canadians informed about food safety issues. Subscribe to the CFIA automatic food recall update service and receive food recalls and allergy alerts directly via e-mail the moment they are issued.


  • Foodland Ontario

Look for Foodland Ontario and the Foodland Ontario symbol when you're shopping. It's an easy way for you to identify Ontario foods in grocery stores and farmers' markets, and a great way to ensure that you pick Ontario freshness.
 


  • Harvest Ontario - Ontario's #1 Source for Agri-Tourism Attractions

Harvest Ontario is the source for fun-filled, agriculturally oriented attractions and destinations in Ontario. Featured experiences include Farmers Markets, Country B & B Accomodations, Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms, Wineries, Fairs, and Harvest-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms. Information is presented via two mediums: the 120+ page print guide is published annually in late May and web site available 24/7.


  • MyMarket - Certified Local Farmers' Market

Canada’s first certified Farmers’ Market, featuring real farmers, selling only what they produce. Join Ontario farmers selling their best fruits and vegetables. MyMarket is committed to helping you enjoy the benefits of eating local as well as supporting farmers from the Greenbelt, our protected countryside. Join the Grand Opening celebration with plenty of fun, entertainment and fresh, local products!


  • Ontario's Greenbelt

The Greenbelt wraps around the Golden Horseshoe and is vital to the quality of life in southern Ontario. There's so much to see and do in the Greenbelt. It's beautiful, bountiful, vibrant and environmentally diverse - important for Ontarians now and worth saving for future generations.


  • VHQ, Verified Health Quality - Better Health Through Better Nutrition

"Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of certain diseases and health conditions. Unfortunately, the majority of Canadians do not meet the recommendation of eating 5 to 10 fruits and vegetables per day."


 

                                                

                                     

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Special features

What's in season & how to use it
Find out what crops are in season now (or will be soon). Learn about Ontario produce and how to pick it and prepare it. Click here to go to the Foodland Ontario website. (It's amazing!)

Want to start a farmers' market?
Find out what it takes (and how long it takes) to start a successful market in your community.
However, before you attempt our questionnaire we recommend that you read our Checklist and Timelines.

Click here to fill out our online questionnaire.

Join Farmers' Markets Ontario®
If your market qualifies as a true farmers' market, it should be part of Farmers' Markets Ontario® so it can start enjoying the benefits of membership. Click here to find out more.

Special events at Ontario markets
Find out which markets are having special events. Click here for an up-to-date list.