Local Food and Farm Co-ops brings together food and farming co-ops who are working towards a co-operative and sustainable food system by strengthening the food co-op movement in Ontario.

Events

To build a resilient food co-op sector, we bring together existing and emerging co-ops, stakeholders and members for events to learn from each other about best practices, and to share on opportunties for co-operation and community building within the food

Co-op Toolbox

Thinking of starting a co-operative? Looking to improve or expand your existing operations? We can help. Our toolbox hosts an ever expanding list of resources for you at any point in your co-op evolution. Can't find what your looking for?

Capacity Building Projects

The value of a co-operative network such as the LOFC is that we can bring together our membership to work towards common goals to strengthen the co-operative food sector in Ontario. Active Projects Northern Ontario Co-op Field Schools With the

Join the LOFC

Members of the LOFC get the benefit of access to tools, resources and activities to strengthen their co-ops while building a community of co-operatives for a more resilient food system.

Member Sign Up

Want to learn some sector specific knowledge, shaped to your own co-op's needs? Why not learn from a fellow co-operator with experience. Join the P2P mentorship program today.

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Upcoming Events

  • Dryden Area Co-op & Farm Tours

    An Inside Look at Area Farms & Co-ops! Saturday, August 26th Join us to learn more about local farming, how co-ops have supported the continued…

  • Community Egg Grading Stations

    In 2017, Farms at Work published a great report on possible opportunities for community egg grading stations. Having access to nearby egg grading facilities allows…

Local Food and Farming Co-ops Ontario

Local Food and Farming Co-ops Ontario

From Dryden to Windsor, there are food co-ops across the province that meet the needs of their members through the use, processing, sale and distribution of local foods. They vary from consumer to multi-stakeholder co-ops, from start up to established

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LFFC 8th Annual Assembly