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Ont. doesn’t grow enough food to feed itself, but could

April 17, 2015  By CBC News

April 17, 2015, Hamilton, Ont – A study from a McMaster University professor says increasing Ontario’s local food supply would create thousands more jobs in the province, including almost seven thousand in Hamilton, while benefiting the environment and making us healthier eaters.

The study, Dollars and Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Ontario’s Food System, says Ontario does not produce enough food to feed itself, but has the potential to do so.

The purpose of the study was to find out what untapped opportunities exist in Ontario’s food and agricultural sector, said McMaster economics professor Atif Kubursi, one of four authors of the study. READ MORE


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