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Local Food

Toronto’s local food movement is growing rapidly, which is no surprise given that food is near and dear to everyone’s hearts. There are many environmental, social and economic benefits to growing and eating local food including that it reduces the emissions associated with transporting, processing and packaging food – and it’s healthier!

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Make it local.  Fresh and nutrititious local food recipes

Get Growing Toronto:

Local Food Recipes
14 fresh and nutritious local food recipes

Grow your own food
There’s no time like the present to start planning your garden

Dining out
Smart choices when dining out make a difference

Farmers' Markets
Buy fresh at farmers' markets and support local farmers

Download Get Growing Toronto:
A guide to growing food in the city