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.


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

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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Content In Hand

    Get the best rich media out of your portable device This is a webinar going through the custom designed trainings created by Wayne McPhail for…

  • Northern Abattoir Meeting

    Abattoirs in Northern Ontario face unique challenges as they offer a valuable service in rural communities. This online meeting is an opportunity for Northern Abattoir…

  • Egg Grading Collectives - POSTPONED

    THIS WEBINAR IS POSTPONED TILL LATER IN SUMMER.   In 2016, Farms at Work published a great report on the functioning of egg grading collectives…

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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