Community Harvest Ontario will increase fresh, local food donations by hundreds of thousands of pounds

July 12, 2010

From an Ontario Association of Food Banks news release:

The Ontario Association of Food Banks will be launching Community Harvest Ontario, a major farm partnership program supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, and the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation this week on Wednesday, July 14th at Whittamore's Farm in Markham. The initiative will dramatically increase the amount of fresh, healthy, local food acquired and distributed by food banks across the province through innovative partnerships between farmers, food banks, and corporate partners to grow, glean and donate local fruits and vegetables.

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