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Implementing the Agriculture System in Your Municipality 9:30 am
Implementing the Agriculture System in Your Municipality @ Canada Hall, East Gwillimbury Sports Complex
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Mark your calendars for a workshop for planners and economic developers on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, designed to help attendees understand and implement the Agriculture System at the local level. Agenda: 9:30 am. Arrival, Registration and Coffee 10:00 am. Welcome and Introductions 10:15 am. Agriculture as an Economic Driver – The land base, the businesses and connectivity (Danielle Collins, Ontario Federation of Agriculture) 10:30 am. Implementing the Agriculture System (Helma Geerts, Arthur Churchyard, Carolyn Puterbough, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs) 12:00 pm. Lunch 12:45 pm. Planning for Ag Systems at Regional and Lower Level Municipalities (Jennifer Best, Senior Planner, York Region; Faye Langmaid, Manager Special Projects, Planning Services, Clarington) 1:30 pm. Table Talk – Potential Opportunities and Barriers in Your Municipality 2:00 pm. Agriculture Systems that Work – Best Practices (speakers to be confirmed) 3:00 pm. Final Remarks This event is hosted by the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.
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Millennials and Trust in the Food System 1:00 pm
Millennials and Trust in the Food System @ Online
May 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Millennials showed the least trust in traditional sources and differed the most from the other segments of moms, foodies and early adopters in the CCFI Public Trust Research in the past two years. Register now for some deeper insight on millennials and their views on the food system. This webinar is hosted by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity.
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