REGISTER NOW! – Upcoming Events 

Local Food Business Networking Event – Whitby, February 28th
This "business-to-business" local food networking event is for local producers, processors, restaurants, caterers, retail stores, and institutions looking to make business connections.

  • farmers - showcase your product to 20-30 buyers from eastern GTA & Durham region. You will be matched up with buyers for targeted “speed-meetings”.
  • buyers - meet farmers in east central Ontario that are selling what you need in targeted mini-meetings
  • learn about 20 new & emerging crops
  • enjoy a 3-course lunch at Bistro'67

Registration is limited, and pre-registration is required.

For more information and to register: or call 705-743-7671

SOILS WORKSHOP SERIES– March 21st & 22nd!
The East Central Farm Stewardship Collaborative is hosting two engaging and informative workshops in March.

  • Mike Buis: keynote speaker on integrating pasturing of cover crops into a cash crop system
  • Learn about the Ontario Soil Network!
  • Bring your soil test results – plan your nutrient requirements for 2018!
  • Bring your laptop – learn how to develop a multi-layered map of your farm!
  • Farmer panel
  • Refreshments and lunch provided!

March 21st – Woodville
March 22nd – Alderville

Registration is limited, and pre-registration is required.

For more information and to register:  or call 705-743-7671

Planning Locally for Food and Farming
Monday, March 19 12:30 PM - 4PM

This half-day forum is aimed at providing valuable information to the public, decision-makers and planners that will help to inform ongoing Official Plan Reviews throughout Peterborough County and City. Participants will hear 

  • Steve Duff, Chief Economist with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Bryan Weir, Director of Planning, County of Peterborough
  • City of Peterborough Planning Department staff
  • presentations on research into food and agriculture in the City and County, including the Food Charter adopted by the Board of Health and Sustainable Peterborough

There will be an opportunity for discussion and community feedback to inform the priorities of decision-makers, especially important in this election year.

Stay tuned for final details and registration information in the near future. Or call 705-743-7671 to reserve a spot now. We will send you the registration link when available


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