TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, Ted McMeekin, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will be part of an announcement that will bring more Ontario food into public institutions. The funding distributed by the Greenbelt Fund is fostering change at the production, distribution and operation levels to increase the use of local food and change food procurement practices.
Learn first hand how these changes are happening by visiting grant recipient, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Details as follows:
|Who:||The Honourable Ted McMeekin, Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs|
|The Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care|
|Burkhard Mausberg, CEO of the Greenbelt Fund|
|Mary Jo Haddad, President and CEO of SickKids|
|Photo-Op:||Minister Ted McMeekin and Minister Deb Matthews helping to create some of the new Ontario food menu items to be served at SickKids.|
|When:||October 18, 12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.|
|Where:||The Hospital for Sick Children|
| 555 University Ave. (Elizabeth St. entrance)
Members of the media are asked to check in at the Information Desk located in the Atrium at the Elizabeth St. entrance.
SOURCE: Greenbelt Fund
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