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Agriculture and Local Food

Where our food comes from and how it is made plays an important role in reducing our environmental impact and mitigating climate change. The average meal travels 1,200 kilometres from the farm to your plate. Climate change will likely increase the cost of food, as more extreme weather and shortage of resources could put pressure on the industry. Local food security can be enhanced by supporting local producers and establishing a strong, local processing and distribution system. Responsible land stewardship will help to protect water quality and sensitive environmental areas while also mitigating climate change. Read more about the relationship between agriculture and climate change by visiting the website of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.


Consideration: What food is grown in the area? How might farming be impacted by climate change? What does consumption look like in the area? How will our food supply be impacted due to changes in weather locally and globally? How can we adapt?


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December 14th, 2017

Update on our LCCAP, Take our Survey & Be a #ClimateChanger to Win FREE Eco-Incentives, Project Examples from FCM's MCIP Fund, Funding & Incentives!

February 8th, 2018

Take our Survey & Win! Join us at our FREE event on Feb.22, Funding for Your Projects, & Job Alerts from SSEA!


Upcoming Events


Apr
Thursday
19
2018
  • 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Price: $Free

On Thursday, April 19, join SSS at the Penetanguishene Library from 3pm-5pm for a free public screening of Before the Flood!

Apr
Wednesday
25
2018
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Price: $Free
April 25, 2018 - April 25, 2018

Tay Township, Tay Public Library & SSS invite the community to a free public screening of Beyond Crisis, a 'Climate Talk', & a chance to win a rain barrel!

Apr
Thursday
26
2018
  • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Price: $Free
April 26, 2018 - April 26, 2018

As part of the Township of Tiny's Earth Week Activities, come on out for free food & a free screening of the doc Just Eat It, a 'Food Waste Story'.


Funding Opportunities