Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network / Réseau agroalimentaire de l'Est ontarien

Programs and Services

The Eastern Ontario Agri-Food Network develops the regional agri-food sector to support growers, processors, and consumers across Prescott-Russell, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry, Cornwall, Akwesasne, and beyond.

As a member of the EOAN, you will directly benefit from many of these programs and services. Become a member now!

Communications:

Marketing tools to promote local food:

Advertising and promotions to support local food:

Member services to develop local food capacity and success:

Collaboration with external partners on regional initiatives:

Food festivals and special events:

Public policy and representation:

  • The EOAN speaks with one voice on behalf of the local food value chain in the region to municipalities, governments, and regulatory bodies in order to voice your concerns, influence policy, and develop programs in our collective interest. 
  • Examples include the development of shared community kitchens that could allow micro-processors to market prepared foods from an inspected kitchen with considerably less costs. 
  • Institutional purchasing programs to favour local food sources by hospitals, schools, and governments. To be developed in the coming years.

Food security, food literacy, nutrition, and social development:

  • Working on fundraisers through local food sales with local schools, service clubs, charitable groups, and social development agencies.
  • Working with school boards on school nutrition with local food purchases. 
  • Connecting local food banks and local food sources.