The Value of Protecting Farmland

Baxter Creek Golf Club | 1702 Cedar Valley Road | Fraserville (close to Millbrook), ON K0L 1V0 | Canada

Monday, 27 May 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

The evening will feature presentations by Farms at Work, Ontario Farmland Trust, and Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

Presentation topics will include:

  • the cost of providing municipal services for farmland vs. residential land using a case study from Ontario

  • the value of food-producing lands, and how much land is needed to feed us

  • the status of farmland protection in Peterborough County

  • the use and benefits of protecting farmland with provincial policies and Farmland Easement Agreements

All are welcome to attend and join the conversation. Questions and discussion are encouraged, and there will be time to chat with presenters dring the evening.

Coffee and dessert at 6:30PM. RSVP appreciated so the caterers can plan the food!

This is FREE event but donations at the door will be accepted to support the continuing work of the host organizations. Click here for your FREE ticket:

Please conserve paper - it is not necessary to bring a printed ticket to the event.

Farms at work is a project on Tides Canada’s shared platform. Charitable registration number 130560188 RR0001