News/Events - January 2016
Farm Employers and Job Seekers meet at the FarmWork Job Fair!
Thank you to Agri-Food Management Institute for funding this event, and to our generous sponsors, Durham Region Economic Development and FoodWork.ca.
To hear more about the FarmWork Job Fair, check out this article in the Peterborough Examiner.
KFSC Farm Stewardship Day: Register Now!
The Kawartha Farm Stewardship Collaborative (KFSC) invites farmers and rural landowners to attend the 4th annual Farm Stewardship Workshop on Saturday February 6, 2016 at Westdale United Church in Peterborough.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear knowledgeable speakers on current topics!
Highlights for this full-day workshop will include presentations on:
- Changing Climate and Agriculture: Featuring OFA president Don McCabe and U of Guelph Professor and Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production Ralph Martin
- Priority invasive plants impacting farms in the Kawarthas
- Local Source Water Protection updates
- Stewardship funding sources and technical support for on-farm projects
Doors open at 9:30 AM, program starts at 10:00 AM. Ticket purchase includes a hot lunch. Satellite farm maps will be available on request at no charge.
Register online at www.kawarthafarmstewardship.org, or contact Farms at Work at email@example.com or at (705) 743-7671 for more information.