This calendar is for Agricultural Events of interest to farmers in the east central region of Ontario.

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October 2016

Special offer for New Farmers - Women in Agriculture Conference

Farms at Work is pleased to announce a unique opportunity that will provide the first 15 new and beginning female farmers operating for less than 5 years with a partial registration to the Advancing Women Conference on Tuesday October 4th. Included is lunch and the afternoon session for a registration price of $166.70 including HST. This afternoon program includes a 1.5 hour panel of five experienced women farmers - including four from Ontario. The conference will be held at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.

Micro Finance for Farm/Food Businesses!

Peterborough Community Savings is now offering a Micro-Finance Program in conjunction with their partner Alterna Savings.  These could open up growth opportunities for your small food or farm business!  The program offers loans from $1,000 to $25,000 and can be used for equipment and operating costs (not for purchasing land).  You will need an up to date business plan and cash flow projection, as well as other documents to successfully apply for it-- and other financing opportunities as well!

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