Greenbelt Fund

Site: Milton Office

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-875-2077
E-Mail info@greenbeltfund.ca
Website greenbeltfund.ca/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/ontariofresh
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/greenbelt-fund?trk=prof-exp-company-name
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/ontariofresh
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/Ontariofresh
Primary Contact Franco Naccarato, Program Manager, Greenbelt Fund; Phone: 905-875-2077; Email: fnaccarato@greenbeltfund.ca
Site Information
Site Location Inside Main Building at Country Heritage Park
Located In Community Milton
Address & Map
Main (grey) Building
8560 Tremaine Rd
Milton, ON L9T 1X9
 
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Intersection Tremaine Rd and Hwy 401
Mailing Address c/o Greenbelt Fund 
661 Yonge St, Unit 500 
Toronto, ON M4Y 1Z9
Physical Access Not Accessible
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A non-profit organization that supports and enhances the viability, integrity, and sustainability of agriculture in Ontario and Ontario’s Greenbelt. It works with businesses, institutions and NGOs to make Ontario's farmers the first choice for consumers. The Fund's work has improved local food awareness and education across the province and is supported by public and private sources
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2010
Primary Executive Burkhard Mausberg, Chief Executive Officer, Greenbelt Fund; Phone: 416-960-0001
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Delivers support to farmers and local food leaders to ensure more locally grown food in Ontario is being served and distributed through public institutions, retail, and foodservice markets.  
 
The Fund focuses on four areas: 
 
Regional Food Grant Program 
* provides financial support to farmers and local food leaders to increase the amount of local food consumed in Ontario 
 
Local Food Education and Outreach 
* provides training tools and resource materials to assist public institutions in identifying, tracking, purchasing, and promoting local food 
* provides encouragement to a broad spectrum of food organizations, and ensures local food purchasing continues to expand in the public sector and beyond 
 
Local Food Policy 
* undertakes analysis of policies and regulations that affect the amount of local Ontario food consumed in the province 
* publishes a series of Green Papers, which address key barriers associated with large-scale local food sourcing 
 
Local Food Networks 
* connects farmers and local food leaders to help move more local Ontario food throughout the province 
* creates these links through projects including Ontariofresh.ca, the only province-wide online marketing service where wholesale buyers can source a diverse range and volume of Ontario products
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application call or visit
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Food Production Support Services ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Agricultural Issues ; Program Development Funds ~ Agricultural Issues

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