Bring Food Home Algoma 2019

    Poster courtesy of Buy Algoma Buy Local, Rural Agri-Innovation Network RAIN Algoma
    October 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
    Water Tower Inn
    360 Great Northern Rd
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 4Z7
    Early Bird Tickets: $20, Regular Tickets: $25
    The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN)
    (705) 942-7927

    Bring Food Home Algoma 2019

    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    9 AM – 4:30 PM
    The Water Tower Inn, 360 Great Northern Rd.

    Join us for dialogue to build trust and grow sustainable farm & food businesses in Algoma.

    Hosted by Buy Algoma Buy Local, Algoma Public Health, Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre – SSMIC and Rural Agri-Innovation Network RAIN Algoma

    Farming and consumers’ preferences are adapting to rapid change. The last 5 years have brought a revised Canada Food Guide, new trade agreements and Beyond Meat.

    Rural Agri-Innovation Network RAIN Algoma, Johnson Farmers’ Market Desbarats, United Way of Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma District and Algoma Public Health are inviting Algoma’s Agriculture and Food community to the Algoma Water Tower Inn on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 for Bring Food Home.

    The aim of Bring Food Home is to engage the community, provincial and federal leaders to dialogue about how the community can grow the profitable and sustainable farm and food businesses in Algoma.

    The event will feature presentations and panel discussions with Ron Bonnett (Farm Products Council of Canada), Dr. June Matthews (Brescia), Jessica McLaughlin (Indigenous Food Circle), and Franco Naccarato (Meat & Poultry Ontario).

    Producers, community organizations, government, and eaters: Join us for dialogue to build trust and grow sustainable farm & food businesses in Algoma.

    Panel presentations will include:

    • Canada’s Food Guide – What does this mean for agriculture and eaters?
    • Planning a Vibrant Agriculture and Food Sector in Urban, Rural and Indigenous Communities
    • Engaging International Talent in Rural and Urban Communities
    • Lake Superior Living Labs Network

    Registration/tickets available on Eventbrite

    Includes: Lunch | Afternoon Refreshments sponsored by Penokean Hills Farms

    Early Bird Tickets available for $20 before September 25th.
    Regular Tickets available for $25 before October 4th.

    For full speaker and panel information, visit RAIN’s website.


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