Laws & Regulations

Bill 36, Local Food Act, 2013: An Act to enact the Local Food Act, 2013 and to amend the Taxation Act, 2007 to provide for a tax credit to farmers for donating certain agricultural products that they have produced. (PDF).  The purpsoe of this act is to foster successful and resilient local food economies and systems throughout Ontario, increase awareness of local food in Ontario, including the diversity of local food and encourage the development of new markets for local food.

Health Canada Food and Nutrition
Information about legislation and guidelines related to Food and Nutrition.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Acts and Regulations

Bringing Local Food Home: Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Barriers to Local Food [PDF]. Written and researched by Maureen Carter-Whitney, Canadian Institute for Environmental Law and Policy (CIELP), Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Occasional Paper Series, December 2008