Bring Food Home 2017 Conference - Ottawa
From October 26-29th, Join 400+ people from Ontario's food system, who are moving us toward a brighter and more sustainable food future. Tasters, buyers, producers, planners and organizations will gather and collaborate across Ontario to share successes, gain skills, and work together to create an even better food system. Participants can expect to indulge in 4 days of inspiring speakers, local tours, engaging panels, hands-on workshops, action planning sessions, in addition to networking opportunities, Halloween Social and Feast of Local Flavors!
*Join Sustain Ontario while registering and save a full $100 on registration!
(equal to the cost of membership for most! )
*Early bird registration is on NOW until September 29th! Don't miss the chance to get your tickets at the early bird price!
*If you need assistance to attend the conference Ticket Bursary Application Forms are due in TOMORROW!
Ticket Info at the link below:
Featured Job Ad: * Assistant Farm Manager ! *
Yorkshire Farms is hiring a full time Assistant Farm Manager for their farm located in Keene, ON.
Yorkshire Farms is one of the largest organic farms in Canada, located in Keene Ontario focusing on broiler chickens, cash cropping and Angus beef cattle, using the latest organic farming practices and equipment.
For more information visit the link below!
Local Food Month Open Farm Tours: Sannox Farms & Circle Organic
As part of Local Food Month, Sannox Farms and Circle Organic are providing FREE tours of their farming facilities! Don't miss the chance to tour these farms THIS weekend!
Sannox Farm Tour- September 16th 11am-3pm
Sannox Farms has raised pork, lamb, beef and chicken since 1987! Come on out and watch sheep shearing and milking demonstrations, walk their property and visit with their pigs and other livestock!
2280 Blezard Line, Indian River, Ontario
Circle Organic Farm Tour -September 17th 2:30pm-3:45pm
Circle Organic is a certified Organic Farm that is committed to growing food to the highest ecological standards growing a wide range of high quality nutrient dense fruits, vegetables and herbs! Come on out for a guided tour of their gardens, greenhouse, earthworks and sustainable buildings.
338 County 10 Rd, Millbrook, Ontario
REMINDER : Agriculture and Rural Workshop Series
Peterborough and The Kawarthas Economic Development will be hosting an Agriculture & Rural Workshop Series. Don't miss this five-part series held in various locations throughout Peterborough & the Kawarthas!
Preparing for Growth - September 20th - 7pm - 9pm
Marketing Your Rural Business - September 28th - 6pm - 9pm
Intro to Urban Agriculture - October 10th - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Selling Food to Ontario - TBD
Farm Safety - November 14th - 6pm - 9pm
For more information and to register follow the link below!
Looking for Farm Work? Looking for Land?
Check out the listings on Farms at Work's website today!