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Supporting Local Farmers: The Environmental and Economic Benefits

Supporting local businesses has historic roots in our communities – prior to globalization, the majority of the goods and services we consumed could be nothing …

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The Top 5 Vegetables: Halton Food’s Go-To Veggies

As an organization, Halton Food plants almost every vegetable that can grow in our climate. From tomatoes to potatoes, Swiss chard to squash, we plant …

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Garden Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Growing Herbs

Growing Herbs, Herbs, Fresh Herbs, Container Garden, In-ground Garden, Raised Beds, Backyard Gardening, Backyard Groceries, Community Gardening

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Garden Guides

Pollinators in the Vegetable Garden

June 21 to 27 is National Pollinator Week I am sure all of you have seen or read about the campaign to “Save the Bees,” …

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Garden Guides

Container Gardening 101

No backyard and limited garden space, but still want fresh and nutritious produce all summer? Look no further, the answer is container gardening!    What is container gardening?  Container gardening is the practice of growing plants in …

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The Garden Journey

Covid-Friendly Ways to Get Involved in Your Community

As we navigate our second summer during the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to find ways to feel connected to your local community. Being connected in your community allows you …

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Food waste is a prevalent and important issue in Canada and across the globe. Recently Halton Environmental Network partnered with Value Chain Management International, in a revolutionary new study: Make Every

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I attended a canoe garden installation in Burlington held by Halton Environmental Network, Reach Out Center For Kids (ROCK) and Arthouse Halton. If you’re wondering what exactly a canoe garden is, it’s just like it sounds, a garden planted in a canoe.   The

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Our mission at Halton Food is to encourage everyone to eat fresh, nutritious, organic fruits and vegetables that have been home grown or grown locally. That being said, it is

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Years of seasonal vegetable gardening can take a toll on your soil. Heavy feeders like tomatoes, peppers and corn, rob the soil of valuable nutrients that support the soil biota. Infertile soil leads

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Living within a stone’s throw of Lake Ontario, it seems absurd to think about conserving water. Over 250,000 freshwater lakes, about one-fifth of the world’s fresh water

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Pumpkins are in season! As we begin to move into the cooler, autumn months we begin to see pumpkins all around us. There are so many different ways we can use pumpkins in

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