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What & Where is Local?

"Local" or "locally grown" generally means that the products described originated within a limited number of kilometers of the place where they are sold, or is a food that is manufactured, processed, produced or packaged in close proximity to where it is sold. (Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Farming and Rural Affairs)

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Eat Local Burlington This Meetup Group is for locavores, foodies, food lovers, vegans, vegetarians, nutritarians, meatatarians, agrarians, environmentalists and everything in between! Their focus is on eating organic foods grown or raised within 250 km of Burlington. Learn more here.

Go Local Oakville hosts meetups that include Oakvillegreen Ground Breakers, Community Garden tours, alternative energy events, Oakville Sustainable Food Partnership programs and events and Halton Green Screens.  Learn more here.

The Halton Simply Local Map is available here where you will find information about farms in Halton – to pick your own produce, purchase garden products, and enjoy recreational activities with the whole family.

For more Local Food Resource information, scroll to our Source Tools article below.