Local Food

Growing a Second Harvest

SecondHarvestMeaford225Locally grown, unpicked apples are one example of food that would otherwise go to waste if it were not for the efforts of local Second Harvest volunteers who collect the produce for schools and food banks. 

Second Harvest programs link over-abundance with the local demand for accessible nutritious food for those in need.

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Meaford & St. Vincent Fall Fair Celebrates 160 Years

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For 160 years, the Meaford & St. Vincent Fall Fair has showcased the agricultural heritage that built the community we know today.  160 years of the Fall Fair isn't the only milestone being celebrated this year.

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Hop Harvest Shindig Continues to Grow


Meaford's Big Head Hops celebrated the beginning of harvest season on August 15 with their third annual ShinDig.  Nicholas Schaut, who operates the hop farm in rural Meaford, invited local craft brewers, musicians, and the beer-loving public to the event.

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