Local Agriculture

Local Food Act Passes Third Reading: MPP Bailey’s Tax Credit For Food Bank Donations Becomes Law

On Tuesday, Bill 36 – Local Food Act, 2013, received unanimous support at third reading from MPPs at Queen’s Park.   The Local Food Act enshrines into law Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey’s longstanding initiative to create a tax credit for farmers who donate agricultural products to Ontario food banks and community food programs.