for food. for farming, for our future

The Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance (HFFA) envisions a food system in the Headwaters that is productive, sustainable, transparent, and fair; supports the health and well-being of our residents and food providers; and contributes to the prosperous and equitable economy

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Local Food Initiatives

What’s Happening?

Headwaters Food Charter

Four consultation sessions have been scheduled to gain valuable insight into what a food charter should include and what strategic actions need to take place for the Headwaters Food System to thrive. Take part on March 2, 8, April 20 or 27. Registration required. Locations and times vary.

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Get Involved with local food initiatives in Headwaters region and Dufferin County

Want to Get Involved?

The initiatives of HFFA are primarily run by dedicated volunteers around Headwaters Region. You can get involved  helping sustain and support our food  system by;

donate for local food

get involved with HFFA


Community Gardens in Headwaters

Community Gardens in Headwaters To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul. – Alfred Austin Caring hands turn public lands into community gardens. Community Gardens not only create productive spaces within the community, they build community and an appreciation for local food. Families cultivate plots that provide them with
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Headwaters Food Charter Consultation Sessions

A Food Charter will define a common vision for a healthy, fair, prosperous and sustainable food system in the Headwaters Region. The Food Charter will include value statements and action steps intended to guide our communities, community organizations and all stakeholders toward a unified vision and plan. HFFA has held several consultations in the past
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Soup-er Girl Success Begins on the Caledon Local Food Scene

Market goers to the Orangeville, Inglewood, Erin and Brampton Farmers’ Markets are eagerly buying Soup Girl products at their weekly markets. Retailers across the Golden Horseshoe and beyond are now carrying Soup Girl products. Let’s meet the force behind this flourishing food business: Jennifer Clark. In 2008, Jennifer was hired by the Caledon Countryside Alliance to help
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