News/Events - May 2015

Registration Now Open

Interested in starting or scaling up your own maple syrup enterprise? Looking for an experienced mentor to help show you the ropes? Then check out our BRAND NEW Maple Syrup Production Mentorship, designed for novice producers, and set to begin this fall just outside of Campbellford.  

FAW Maple Syrup Mentorship

Ontario Agri Food Venture Centre Tour

Ontario Agri Food Venture Centre

Attention Farmers and Food Producers! 

Designed with farmers in mind, the Ontario Agri Food Venture Centre (OAFVC) will support fresh fruit and vegetable value-adding opportunties to increase farm revenue. The facility will also help foodies with recipe development, and staff will work with food processing start-up companies and expansions in Ontario progress Research and Development, test batch and facilitate small batch co-packing. 

Once operational, the OAFVC will offer services to farmers and food producers, such as: washing; cutting; quick chilling; flash freezing; labelling; cold, frozen and dry storage; packaging; access to fully-equipped commercial kitchen space; training facilities; and business incubation. 

Tour Details

Where: 116 Industrial Park Rd North Colborne, ON

When: Tuesday May 26, 2015  |  10:30am  (the tour will only take about 30 minutes, with some time for questions at the end

Registration: If you're interested in joining us for the (FREE) guided tour of this brand new facility, visit to get your name on the list. Space is very limited for the tour, so you'll need to sign up quickly!