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Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference 2019 / Conférence sur l’alimentation locale dans l’Est de l’Ontario 2019

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When: November 13 & 14, 2019

Where: NAV Centre, Cornwall, ON

Growing Communities Together / Faire croître les collectivités ensemble

Register Now for Selling Food To Ontario 2019 Two-Part Series

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Are you a food producer or processor? Thinking about scaling up? These workshops, March 5 and April 2, provide a great learning and networking opportunity.

Would you like to learn how to work with a major retailer? Try to understand the different market channels? Costing and pricing  your products for sale? Learn about which regulations apply when? Eat good food? Then please come!


Are you a farmer or food processor? Or looking to explore new opportunities for your farm or food business? Please join us for this two part series of presentations and interactive sessions, learning from successful entrepreneurs carving their niche in the local food landscape…

All are welcome. Choose your option: Part One March 5 only $15, Part Two only April 2 $15, Both Parts March 5 and April 2, $25. Pre-Registration is required. Each day includes lunch, refreshments and participant materials.

Part One: Breaking Ground in Local Food: What you Need to Know

Learn from food producers, food buyers, and industry experts about the many different ways that local foods make it onto Ontario consumers’ plates and the opportunities that await your local food business.  From food trends to financial fundamentals, this session will help equip you with the knowledge and networks you’ll need to get your food product market-ready. 

Part Two: Tending to Vending: Scaling up Sustainably

A one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about food regulations and the facilities and support services to help you scale up your food business.  Learn from food entrepreneurs about creative solutions to overcome the hurdles to growth and marketing strategies to fuel successful growth.
Please note the following:
            Agendas are subject to change
            Cost is $15 per session, both for $25 and Pre-Registration is required
For more information please contact:
Renee Barnhart-Brant at reneeb@mbq-tmt.org
Amber Darling at adarling@trenval.on.ca

World Soil Day Soirée

Come celebrate World Soil Day, December 5th! We’ll be watching the documentary Living Soils from the Soil Health Institute, followed by a Q&A session with a panel of soil health champions who balance soil health and farm profitability. Local treats and refreshments will be served!

HACCP Workshop – Smiths Falls, December 5, 2018 

In partnership with the Town of Smiths Falls and with the support of the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, we are offering a full day workshop on December 5, 2018 in Smiths Falls for food processing businesses. The workshop is on Developing a HACCP ‎plan (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points). 

The workshop is from 9-4 with registration at 8:30 at the Health Unit location. The cost is $25. 

Please click the below flyer to be redirected to the Eventbrite registration page. 

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the 2018 Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference has been cancelled.

Please check back soon for upcoming events!

EOLFC18 Planning Team



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