Topic Local Food Heroes

Cathy and Bryan Gilvesy

Bryan and Cathy Gilvesy, environmentally-conscious cattle farmers, Photo by Laura Berman Local Food Heroes 2008 Cathy & Bryan Gilvesy head Y U Ranch, a former tobacco farm that now raises Texas

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Erin Shapero

Erin Shapero

Erin Shapero, Markham City Councillor and local food leader Local Food Hero 2008 Erin Shapero took charge of organizing the necessary resources to make Markham the first city in Canada to

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Joe Virgona

Joe Virgona

Joe Virgona, Owner of Fiesta Farms Inc. Local Food Hero 2007 Fiesta Farms is Toronto’s largest independent supermarket, where you can find food that is local, healthy and affordable. On Thanksgiving

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Marc Breton

Marc Breton

Marc Breton, inspiring chef at Gladstone Hotel Local Food Hero 2007 Marc Breton, head chef at the Gladstone Hotel, has organized special Wednesday evening “harvest dinners” in the past few years,

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Laura Berman

Laura Berman

Laura Berman of GreenFuse Photography Local Food Hero 2007 Laura Berman is a Canadian photographer with a passion for food, farms and gardens. After working for 20 years as a landscape

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