Food Affordability & Insecurity

Each year Renfrew County and District Health Unit monitors food affordability in Renfrew County and District. Some people are unable to securely access food due to financial constraints, resulting in food insecurity. Food insecurity is a serious public health problem.

Horton residents can take action and provide written materials containing their knowledge of seeds, plant propagation and grafting, food preparation, food preservation and cost-efficient recipes to the Township by e-mailing This information will be posted on this page for others knowledge.

Pet Food Support

If you or someone you know is in need of pet food support, please call the Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre at 613-635-7508 or e-mail