The Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association (OFFMA) offers a fresh story.
Many Ontario farms offer exciting on-farm activities, ranging from pick-your-own to agri-tainment (e.g. wagon rides, corn mazes, etc.). Coupled with the fact that many Ontarians are including local food in their diets and supporting Ontario farmers, it’s no wonder that more and more consumers are visiting Ontario farms for the fresh produce, family fun and unique experience.
February 28, 2021
Making the most of a pandemic year, OFFMA members are celebrated for their adaptability and persistence.
We all know 2020 will be a year we won’t soon forget. So many changes, pivots and adaptations happening all year through. The OFFMA Board decided that because it was such a different year for the direct farm marketing industry, they needed to come up with some different awards to recognize the members who went above and beyond what would be expected of them, not only for their own businesses but to help other members and to assist the industry as whole to survive this global pandemic.
Stars Shone Brightly Last Night
Ontario Farm Fresh held their Annual Awards Gala at 13th Street Winery last night and a few stars were highlighted in the direct farm marketing industry.
The Leadership Award was presented to Jim and Leslie Forsythe from Forsythe Family Farms. Read more…
Farm Fresh Awards Keep Coming
Niagara Falls – Each year since 2007, on-farm direct marketers gather to celebrate excellence in their industry and share in the successes of their fellow farmers. This year is no exception for the Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association’s (OFFMA) Awards Banquet. Over the years the number of awards has increased slightly but each one is deeply valued by the winners who receive them. Read more…
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