through food cultivation, production, distribution and sharing
Ontario has a long history of food production that stretches back to our Indigenous past. For millennia, the people of what is now Southern Ontario have grown corn, peas, squash, beans, sunflowers, wild rice and more
European farming practices arrived in the late 18th century
expanding agrarian economy
includes historical field patterns
shape roads and maps
barns, silos, dairies, farmers’ markets,
cheese factories, canneries, distilleries
Ontario farmers have adapted to market changes by introducing new crops, livestock, technology and agricultural management practices
protects and cares for several natural and cultural heritage properties
sites protected by easements, including wetlands, forests, farms, orchards and historical properties.
hunting, plants, medicine, farming and food production, and much of the architecture associated with it.
tangible and intangible heritage connections to food
New Canadians bring a tremendous knowledge of food and food preparation from their homelands
from soul food to maple syrup heritage to the history of the apple.
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