Eastern Ontario’s food production and distribution systems are in a state of transition. In the 20th century, we saw a shift from local production for local markets (as well as export) to farm specialization and a growing dependence on food imports to the region. In the early 21st century, we are seeing an incremental – although highly uneven – shift back towards the ‘local’ in certain respects. Why is this happening, and what does it mean for the region’s food producers, distributors and policy makers?
(pdf 347 KB)
|Farms at Work pdf (306 KB)|| Organic Central pdf (307 KB)
|Eastern Ontario Food Hub Constellation pdf (462 KB)|