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Aug 26 2015

Thanksgiving Dinner to Go Kit – Order Today from Georgian College Culinary Program


Fall is right around the corner. Why not alleviate the stress of cooking Thanksgiving dinner before it even starts?

Everything you need for your holiday dinner without the hassle of buying groceries and the cooking is already done! Menu includes: 

  • Meaford Apple Butternut Squash Soup
  • Fresh Baguette
  • Traditional Roasted Turkey with Onion Sage Dressing
  • Savory Pan Jus
  • Herb Roasted Harvest Potato
  • Maple Glazed Root Vegetables
  • Bourbon Scented Cranberry Sauce
  • Classic Pumpkin or Apple Pie

Half Order (6 People) = $120 tax included
Full Order (12 People) = $240 tax included

THANKSGIVING TO GO KIT ORDER FORM

PICK-UP WILL BE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9TH FROM 11AM to 3PM
ORDER DEADLINE IS MONDAY, OCTOBER 5TH

For more information contact: Michael Desborough (519) 376-0840 Ext. 2007
Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca

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Aug 25 2015

OSCIA Seeking Agricultural Communications Specialist

Full time position: Communication Specialist

Are you a motivated, creative self-starter with a curiosity about Ontario’s agricultural sector? Then this might be the job for you!

The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) has been supporting responsible agriculture a the grassroots for the last several decades through education programs, stewardship opportunities and local farm clubs. We are now seeking a dynamic individual to help enhance our approach to education and outreach. We are offering a full-time junior to – intermediate position based in the OSCIA office for an individual who is passionate about a vibrant agricultural sector, the environment, and communications. The Communication Specialist will take direction from the Environmental Programs Manager to promote education and incentive opportunities available to agricultural producers as well as successes achieved by local farmers.

Location: 1 Stone Road West, Guelph, Ontario August 2015

Please respond through email by Friday, August 28, 2015 to environment.careers@ontariosoilcrop.org.

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Aug 25 2015

Grey County Fall Harvest Event Roundup – 8 Events, 13 Fall Fairs!

Free Spirit soup course Feast of Fields
Fall is the season for harvest festivals.

You can discover eight fall food events and 13 fall fairs on the Grey County Tourism website:

 

 

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Jul 29 2015

An evening with Dr. Temple Grandin in Guelph August 27 – Fundraiser for Farm & Food Care Canada

On August 27, join Farm & Food Care Canada in welcoming Dr. Temple Grandin to Guelph. Dr. Grandin is a famed animal behaviorist, author, professor of animal science at Colorado State University and autism awareness advocate.

Dr. Grandin is a world-renowned inspiration to people with autism for her work as an animal behaviorist. Dr. Grandin has developed humane livestock handling systems, and has worked as a consultant to the livestock handling industry on animal care standards. She has, in addition, designed processing facilities in which half the cattle in the United States are handled while working for Burger King, McDonalds, Swift and others. Dr. Grandin was named by Time Magazine as one of 2010’s “100 most influential People in the World”. HBO also produced the award-winning biographical film on her life entitled Temple Grandin. She currently speaks around the world on both autism and animal behaviour.

Event details:
The event will be held on August 27 at the University of Guelph’s War Memorial Hall. Dr. Grandin’s talk begins at 7:00 p.m. and will be followed by a Q&A session and a reception with Dr. Grandin begins at 8:00 p.m. Attendees are welcome to bring their copies of Dr. Grandin’s books to have them autographed.

Tickets are $50 each (includes a $20 charitable receipt) or $30 for students. Free parking will also be provided. Tickets can be ordered through www.FarmCareFoundation.ca or by phone at 519-837-1326.

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