for food. for farming, for our future

The Headwaters Food and Farming Alliance (HFFA) envisions a food system 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.

Local Food Initiatives


What’s Happening?

Introducing the Headwaters Food Charter

Join your neighbours in showing your support for the vision, values and goals of the Headwaters Food Charter and Action Plan. Add your personal endorsement to a growing chorus of municipalities, organizations and citizens who want a thriving local food system.

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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 help sustain and support our work by donating or getting involved.

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Visit Your Local Farmers’ Market Today!

Enjoy a variety of local and fresh produce and food, meet the friendly farmers and other locals, and soak up the rays of the summer days!       Alliston Farmers’ Market Sat 9-2, Jun – Oct   Bolton Farmers’ Market Sat 9-1, Jun 3 – Oct 7   Erin Farmers’ Market Fri 3-7, Jun
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Headwaters Farm Fresh Map

I had lots of fun putting together the 2017 Headwaters Farm Fresh Map this year. The last time a map was produced was in 2013 and then it was just Dufferin County farmers. Enough years had passed and there were new farmers in our region and some old farms were no longer in business. It
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The Headwaters Food Charter and Action Plan is here!

The Headwaters Food Charter and Action Plan is here! We are so excited to launch the Headwaters Food Charter and Action Plan! It is a community vision for our local food system. Gathering input from over 350 people, we heard from businesses, farmers, municipalities, schools, community organizations and interested community members – like you!  
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