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Apr 15 2015

Food Entrepreneurs: Growing Innovation on April 20th – Key Presenters Named

Key presenters named for Growing Innovation seminar for aspiring food entrepreneurs at Owen Sound Campus April 20

Top local food entrepreneurs will share their stories and advice at Food Entrepreneurs: Growing Innovation, a free, one-day community seminar at the Georgian College Owen Sound campus on Monday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Highlights of the day include panel discussions by successful farm and food business operators. Also featured will be an exhibition of approximately 25 local food producers and processors who will showcase their locally made products, provide samples and share their unique entrepreneurial stories with attendees.
Space is still available for local food entrepreneurs who wish to attend. For more information or to register, visit

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Apr 08 2015

Food Entrepreneurship: Growing Innovation is Under 2 Weeks Away!

If you haven’t already done so, book your space at this FREE all-day event for food entrepreneurs now!

Register here:  


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Apr 08 2015

Permaculture Edible Forest & Orchard Polyculture Workshop in Chatsworth April 18 & 19

Permaculture Edible Forest and Orchard Polyculture Seminar & Workshop

Choose Saturday April 18 and/or Sunday April 19 2015, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Aisling Keep Farm, Chatsworth ON.

Register at or contact  Instructors Dave McPhail, Brad Peterson and Jeff Kitchen will discuss orchard and guild design, soils, organic pest management, marketing, and more! Permaculture nursery plants also for sale.

See the Orchard Polyculture Workshop April 2015 poster.


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Apr 06 2015

2015 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence – Deadline April 10th

Grey Bruce is home to many innovative agri-food businesses and several Premier’s Award winners.

Is it time your business was recognized with a Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence? The application deadline closes Friday, April 10th.


2015 Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program

Have you developed and implemented an innovative product or process within your agriculture or food business?  If so, you could be eligible to receive one of the following awards from the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence Program:

  •  Premier’s Award (one award valued at $75,000)
  • Minister’s Award (one award valued at $50,000)
  • Leaders in Innovation Awards (three awards valued at $25,000 each)
  • Provincial Awards (45 awards valued at $5,000 each)

Eligible applicants include: primary producers / farmers, processors and agri-food organizations.

A copy of the Program Guidebook and Application Form, as well as information on previous award recipients is available at or by calling 1-877-424-1300.


Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM, Friday, April 10, 2015.

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