Bracebridge Food Retailer Recognized by Foodland Ontario
As Part of Agriculture week, Norm Miller, MPP of Parry Sound-Muskoka recognized management and staff of Food Basics in Bracebridge for their outstanding commitment to Ontario’s local food industry and presented them with a Silver level Foodland Ontario Retailer Award.
Ontario Agriculture Week is celebrated during the week leading up to Thanksgiving. It is an opportunity to thank the farmers who produce the food we eat.
The annual Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards are the produce industry’s premier competition for excellence in retail display and promotion in support of local Ontario foods. Retailers enter seasonal display contests which run from mid-April to November.
Ontario has one of the most diverse agri-food industries in Canada. The province’s agri-food sector contributes $39.5 billion in GDP and supports 822,485 jobs.