Local Dairy Expands By
50 Percent -
July 28, 2011
A Huron County goat dairy farm is getting new equipment to expand its business, develop new products and tap into new markets.
With support from Ontario's Rural Economic Development Program, Gordon's Goat Dairy, a processor of artisan goat cheese and goat milk products, will:
A strong agri-food industry is part of the McGuinty government's plan to create jobs and opportunities that will grow the province's economy.
"The McGuinty government is proud to help local dairies in
Huron County like Gordon Goat Dairy expand its business and develop
new fresh, natural, local milk products for our families to enjoy.
This project will not only strengthen the agri-food industry in
Wroxeter and throughout the province, it will create jobs for our
- Carol Mitchell, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
"The Rural Economic Development Program provides great opportunities
for rural businesses like ours. With this funding we are able to
make important investments that will allow us to expand Gordon's
Goat Dairy and increase our production so we can continue to provide
our growing customer base with quality, natural goat milk products,
made right here in Huron-Bruce."
- Bethany Edgar, Gordon's Goat Dairy
"Congratulations to Gordon's Goat Dairy on the success they
have had in establishing a unique business here in Howick . Thank
you to OMAFRA and the RED program for the financial help in expanding
this business. The Edgar's initiative in agricultural production
is an example of how a local endeavour can benefit our community."
- Art Versteeg, Reeve of the Township of Howick
Want to grow your food business? Ontario can help.
For more information:
Melissa Zanette, Minister's Office, 416-326-3071
Susan Murray, Communications Branch, 519-826-3145
|Creation Date:||27 July 2011|
|Last Reviewed:||27 July 2011|