Research and innovation are key to the success of agri-food businesses in Ontario and are essential to maintaining a competitive and sustainable agri-food sector in Ontario. OMAFRA’s New Directions Research Program helps to fund new knowledge and technology discoveries that enable Ontario’s agri-food sector to address challenges, expand market opportunities and support thriving rural communities.
Information on current local food research projects funded through New Directions is now available online. Click for more on the economic impact of local value chains for quinoa and/or the feasibility of on-site food production. Craving for more? Learn how research is helping to bring Ontario-grown quinoa closer to a retail shelf near you.