Save the date for the next Grey County Chefs’ Forum Member’s Meeting for all new and registered members: Monday March 24 at the Maxwell Hall in Maxwell ON, 408014 County Road 4, at 7 pm.
Discussion will include our developments to date, new funding, a branding initiative, and the Flesherton Food Hub.
All of the volunteers who have been involved from the beginning are looking for fresh ideas and input from members. This is your opportunity to contribute. As well this is the evening for interested members to be appointed as officers to the Board of the newly formed corporation. Be sure to attend. Refreshments.
LUNCH MENU - Georgian Dining Room
March 6th & 7th, 2014 - Noon – 1pm
Szechuan Hot & Sour Soup
Goat Cheese Salad
With Fresh Baked Bread
Neustadt Beer-Battered Catfish Sandwich with Fire on the Side with Gaufrette Potatoes
Italian Porchetta with Pappardella Verdi with Tomato & Asiago Cheese
Peach Frangipane Tart with Ginger Cream; Tea & Coffee
Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca …read more »
The “Bees and Farming” resolution tabled by Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound (in partnership with Parry-Sound-Muskoka and London North Centre) was one of 32 resolutions to become official Liberal Party of Canada policy last weekend.
The resolution recommends a moratorium on the sale and use of neonicotinoid compounds in agriculture pending future study on their impacts on pollinators and other organisms. The crux of the resolution is below:
BE IT RESOLVED that the Liberal Party of Canada call for the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) to suspend immediately its registration of all neonicotinoid-based compounds, resulting in an immediate moratorium on the sale and use of this class of technology in Canada;
The entire text of the resolution is available online.
Then join Persephone Market Garden for a series of workshops to accompany the garden season, in which participants have the opportunity to learn from an experienced gardener about key aspects of growing good food, see a garden evolve over the season, get their hands into the soil and enjoy a Saturday afternoon outside sharing knowledge and experience in pleasant company.
- Where and when: Saturdays from 1:30 to 4:30pm at Persephone Market Garden
- Cost and signing up: $25 per day, if you sign-up for all 8 workshops, otherwise $3o per day. If you sign-up for all 8 workshops then you get a coupon to bring a friend to one workshop.
- We need a minimum of 5 people signed up for each workshop to run and will cap the number at 15 …if there is more enthusiasm we can arrange for extra workshops.
- Call or send an e-mail to Kristine to register… 519-935-3005 or email@example.com