Farmers, Restaurateurs and Foodies: Creating a Local Food Strategy


I’ll never forget the day I ate my first straight from the garden potato. The flesh had a naturally silky texture and it tasted so sweet. I was 32 years old and the moment was a changing one for me.

This weekend, the Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN), through the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, hosted the area’s first Food Summit. The event brought together speakers from the Algoma District and from other parts of Northern and Southern Ontario to initiate a local conversation about developing a sustainable food strategy.

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