Ontario Farmers Receive a $400,000 Grant From the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation

August 20, 2008

In Febraury 2005, Ontario’s provincial government designated 1.8 million acres protected greenspace. Called the Greenbelt, this area encompasses some of the richest farmeland and natural habitat in Canada. This week, a new development will help secure a legacy of sustainable farming for the area. The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation awarded local farmers a $400,000 grant to diversify crops and market produce locally rather than focus on export. Read more here.