Local Agriculture

Provincial funding for artisan food investment

Hot on the heels of winning a national award for the investment marketing website InvestinCheese.ca, Hastings County has learned that the initiative is receiving $93,396 from the Province’s Ontario Market Investment Fund (OMIF). The money will help cover additional human resources and marketing to assist new and existing investors expand their businesses through creating value added artisan food products from local agriculture such as craft beer.