Last chance to register for our upcoming workshop!
LAST CHANCE- TICKET SALES END MONDAY AT NOON!
Ticket sales end Monday at noon for “Farmland: Using it, Losing it & Protecting it”
Farmers! This is an opportunity for you to engage with planners in your County on this important topic. Speakers will address how farmland has been, and continues to be, converted to non-farm uses, and how farmers may help to prevent this from happening. We have a great line-up of informative speakers from the University of Guelph, Ontario Farmland Trust, OMAFRA and Farms at Work.
Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required – check out the link below for more information and to register!
OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE REGION – FEBRUARY
Kawartha Woodlot Conference 2018 – February 10
Fleming College - Frost Campus, Lindsay
Theme: "Change, Challenge and Opportunity"
The tradeshow will feature local forest related businesses and organizations. We look forward to a range of great speakers.
Bon Appetit! - Food Business Conference - February 8-10 - Cobourg
Northumberland County is hosting the Agri-Food Management Institute (AMI) annual conference in partnership with the Ontario Agri-Food Venture Centre (OAFVC). This food and beverage conference is focused on three streams: ready to eat foods, value-added foods, and beverages. Join industry experts, regulators, and leaders as we explore food and beverage entrepreneurship with farmers and food and beverage business owners. On Saturday, there is an optional Value Adders Bootcamp workshop. Space is limited and early bird rates end Jan 28th!
Selling Food to Ontario – February 27, 2018 – Napanee
If you are a small producer, food processor, or someone interested in the agri-food sector, then this workshop is for you. You will learn about the different market channels, basics of costing and pricing, food safety, and food regulations from a local, provincial and federal perspective. You will also hear from some local service providers in the area who will provide some insight as to how they can help.
Registration is open, and you can register at the link below:
Local Food Networking Event – February 28 – Clarington
Save the date. The Rhizome Institute for the Future of Food and Farms at Work are co-hosting a business-to-business networking event for farmers, restaurants, stores and processors. Say tuned for more details!
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