Local food is becoming more worldly and diverse: The New Farm

Posted on
Jun 21, 2017
Local food is becoming more worldly and diverse: The New Farm

By Owen Roberts, Urban Cowboy

Consumers enjoy a cornucopia of great tasting food choices. But research suggests there’s an opportunity for more, driven mainly by food preferences of the country’s ethnically and culturally diverse population. Viliam Zvalo, a vegetable production researcher at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland, Ont. and his research team are working with commercial-scale farmers and retailers to help develop and sell locally produced varieties of the world crops with the most potential to thrive in Canada. Read more