Topic Local Food Heroes

Ineke Booy and Martin de Groot

Ineke Booy and Martin de Groot

Ineke Booy and Martin de Groot of Mapleton’s Organic Dairy  Local Food Heroes 2005 In 1980, Booy and de Groot emigrated from Holland and began working a 250-acre dairy farm in Wellington

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Ekk and Jennifer Pfenning

Ekk and Jennifer Pfenning, organic farming pioneers  Local Food Heroes 2007 Ekk and Jennifer Pfenning are farmers who were among the first to make local organic food available to commercial retailers in the

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Yasser Qahawish

Yasser Qahawish, an inspiring and revolutionary chef Local Food Hero 2006  Yasser Qahawish was awarded the Local Food Hero when he was Executive Chef at the Osgoode Hall Restaurant at the Law Society of Upper

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Sam and Grace Kang

Kimchi Canada Farm is owned and operated by Sam and Grace Kang  Local Food Heroes 2006 Sam Kang immigrated to Canada in 1968 and worked as a train traffic controller for Canadian National

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Elena Quistini

  Elena Quistini, President and CEO of Pasta Quistini Inc. Local Food Hero 2008 Pasta Quistini is the home of Canada’s pasta queen! Elena started her pasta company in 1981 for her

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