Ecological Farmer Association of Ontario

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Engaging stakeholders in the ecological/organic agriculture sector in Greenbelt Expansion Consultations
Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario
$8,080 (three months)
efao.ca

The Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO), in partnership with the Organic Council of Ontario (OCO), will engage the ecological/organic farming community in the provincial consultations to expand the Greenbelt and protect water systems. Together the organizations have a combined membership of 1,280 farmers across Ontario and 500 in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The partners will support and facilitate understanding of the issues among farmers and facilitate their attendance at Open Houses; and, individual submissions.

 

 

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Foodshare

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Greenbelt Farmers' Market Network 2017
FoodShare
$30,000  (1 year)
foodshare.net

This project continues to support the Greenbelt Farmers' Market Network to expand, innovate, and provide professional development to market managers.

 

 

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Toronto Environmental Alliance

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Celebrating the “Greenbelting” of Toronto’s Urban River Valleys

Toronto Environmental Alliance
$10,500  (1 year)
torontoenvironment.org

This project celebrates the extension of the Greenbelt into three Toronto urban river valleys with three community events and tour guides.

 

 

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The Stop Community Food Centre

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World Crop Learning Gardens 2017
The Stop Community Food Centre
$5,000  (1 year)
thestop.org

This grant will help to purchase and grow seedlings for 20 community gardens showcasing world crops.

 

 

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Grape Growers of Ontario

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2017 Celebrity Luncheon
Grape Growers of Ontario
$15,000  (1 year)
grapegrowersofontario.com

The 2017 Grape Growers of Ontario Celebrity Luncheon features Colonel Chris Hadfield, and showcases locally produced food and wine.

 

 

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Midhurst Ratepayer's Association

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Strengthening the Simcoe Country Greenbelt Coalition 
Midhurst Rate Payers' Association
$20,000  (1 year)
simcoecountygreenbelt.ca

This project will build the capacity of the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition to support efforts to educate local residents about water protection and smart growth.

 

 

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Langford Conservancy

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Protecting Farmland in Brant County
Langford Conservancy
$2,000  (1 year)
lconserv.org

This project supports local efforts to protect farmland in Brant County and raise awareness about the Greenbelt.

 

 

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Midhurst Ratepayers' Association

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Simcoe Country Greenbelt Coalition 
Midhurst Rate Payers' Association
$10,000  (1 year)
simcoecountygreenbelt.ca

The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition will educate residents and stakeholders about threats to water and the benefits of the Greenbelt and smart growth.

 

 

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Foodshare

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Greenbelt Farmers' Market Network 2016
FoodShare
$73,082  (1 year)
foodshare.net

The Greenbelt Farmers' Market Network will continue to make it easier for Ontarians to buy locally grown food, by supporting innovation among market vendors and increasing sales and attendance through loyalty programs and other measures.

 

 

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Environmental Defence

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Protecting the Green, Supporting Smart Growth
Environmental Defence
$400,000  (2 year)
environmentaldefence.ca

This project will protect and grow the Greenbelt by building capacity of the Ontario Greenbelt Alliance, promoting smart growth, and helping to reform the Ontario Municipal Board.

 

 

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