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Celebrate Ontario Agriculture Week in early October

From Oct. 3 to 9, 2022, Ontarians are invited to celebrate the contributions of the agricultural sector to their local communities and beyond.

Ontario Agriculture Week is an annual opportunity for everyone to celebrate the importance of food and farming throughout the province in the week leading up to Thanksgiving, a holiday closely associated with food in Canada.

The Ontario Federation of Agriculture and Farm & Food Care Ontario will be hosting four Source Local Food Fest pop-up free lunch events across the province. Dairy Farmers of Ontario is happy to support this initiative by providing milk. Local dairy farmers will also be on-site to take photos with attendees during the  'Pic or Post' events, which provide a free meal to the first 250 people onsite. Those who post about it on social media using the hashtag #SourceLocal or pose for a photo will be entered in a contest to win $250 in free groceries.

Follow Farm & Food Care Ontario on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for details.

Source : New Milk

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