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Oct 17 2014

Young Farmers – Win a spot at the Agricultural Excellence Conference

Grab your video camera, digital camera or even your cell phone!

Competitors from across Canada will have the opportunity to win a trip to attend the Agricultural Excellence Conference, all expenses paid. The Agricultural Excellence Conference is a one of a kind event that brings diverse industry experts and stakeholders together from across disciplines, regions and commodity sectors to share and explore beneficial farm management practices, taking place in Winnipeg, November 19-21, 2014.

To enter the competition, contestants must be young farmers (20-40) and produce a video, one minute or less in duration, that demonstrates: What does the future of Canadian agriculture look like to you? Farm Management Canada must receive the completed application form and video submission no later than October 24, 2014. The names of the winners will be announced October 31, 2014.

For more information regarding how to apply and full competition rules, please visit http://www.fmc-gac.com/content/y-we-farm.

 

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Oct 17 2014

Forks Over Knives film screening in Walkerton


October 20, 2014  7 pm, Victoria Jubilee Hall, Walkerton

“Forks Over Knives empowers people to live healthier lives by changing the way the world understands nutrition.”

Screening of Forks over Knives (96 minutes), followed by a recovery panel with 4 local stories of health recovery through changing to a plant based diet. Each speaker will tell his/her story in 5 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.

$10 at the door

For info, call Alison Rowe at 519-881-2336 or arowe@wightman.ca

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Oct 15 2014

Introduction to Co-op Business Models with Hannah Renglich, October 23rd in Meaford

On October 23rd @ 7pm at EcoInhabit, Hannah Renglich from the Local Organic Co-op Network will present a general introduction to the co-operative model of business. Afterwards, Kara Wildeman will be sharing her vision for converting The Market into a cooperative. At this gathering, there is also the potential for discussion the creation of a not-for-profit cooperative.

If you are interested in attending this, please RSVP to Kara Wildeman at kara@themarketmeaford.com

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Oct 14 2014

Georgian Dining Room Lunch Menu October 16th & 17th, 2014


Georgian Dining Room October 16th & 17th, 2014, 12-1pm LUNCH MENU

Minestrone Soup (Fresh Rolls)
~or~
Greek Salad (Fresh Rolls)
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Pork Schnitzel with Apple Chutney
Rosti Potato
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Braised Lamb Shank in a Red Wine Reduction with
Garlic & Thyme Whipped Potatoes
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Black Forest Cake
Tea & Coffee
$10.00 taxes included

*A selection of beer and wine is also available at our cash bar*
Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca
The Georgian Dining Room is a practical learning experience for the Culinary Management, Culinary Skills and Cook Apprenticeship students. The Culinary faculty, staff and students wish to thank you for your continued support.

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