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Jan 21 2015

OCTA Looking for Food Writer/Photographer to Promote Feast ON Program

The Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance is looking for a dynamic, energetic and passionate person to help spread the word about Feast ON – Ontario’s Foodservice Designation Program. 

According to OCTA:  We’re looking for someone adaptable; comfortable in a fast paced, ever changing environment and obsessed with all things local food. Our ideal candidate would be hilarious (we love a good pun!), have a beautiful instagram account (full of local food photos, obviously!), have strong writing skills (have you seen our awesome blog?) and plays well with others.

We’re a small team, but we work hard to get things done, and get them done well. If you’re interested, please send your resume along with a brief note about why you love Ontario to

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Jan 21 2015

SAVE THE DATE: Second Annual Meaford Earth Week, April 18 – 24th, 2015

Inspired by the success of Earth Week 2014 the Municipality of Meaford will once again host a Earth Week from April 18 – 24, 2015.

Earth Week will begin with the RE-Use Fair on Saturday, April 18th from 9 am – 1 pm at the Meaford & St. Vincent (MSV) Community Centre with many interesting activities throughout the week.

Watch newspapers and social media for Earth Week activities; a youth-friendly film at Meaford Hall, a birthday party for John Muir at the museum, and earth-friendly activities for all ages at our public library. The Municipality’s Environmental Services will showcase 4 new programs; the Blue W, Clean-Up Green-Up, Battery Collection depots and Plastic Film Recycling. Meaford Area Community Association (MACA) will sponsor a presentation entitled Food Packaging Examined; an in-depth examination of various contaminants that leach from packaging into our food. This information will be useful in making healthy choices for you, your family and your community. The Meaford Independent will again sponsor the yearly spring clean-up at Memorial Park. It’s hoped that other community groups will sponsor earth-friendly events.

Watch traditional and social media outlets for further details via Community Services Meaford on Facebook, and the Municipality of Meaford website

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Jan 09 2015

Do You Grown Corn? Consider U. of Guelph Crop Survey on Resilience & Climate Change

Seeking southern Ontario grain farmers of all sizes and scales who have corn somewhere in their rotation. 

Participant Callout:
We are seeking southern Ontario grain farmers with corn in their rotation to participate in a survey investigating the impacts of climate change and extreme weather on their production, and their methods of adapting to such changes. The main investigator is Sarah Rotz, a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Guelph. Participants will receive $20 compensation for their participation, and the survey will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. The results will contribute to the completion of the researcher’s PhD thesis. The academic advisor for the study is Dr. Evan Fraser. This research project has been sponsored by the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

$20 Gift Card for Survey Participants

Link to survey

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Jan 07 2015

Lunches CANCELLED at Georgian Dining Room due to weather

Georgian Dining Room – January 8th & 9th, 2015, 12 – 1pm

*** NOTE: the Georgian Dining Room is closed to the public due to weather but take-out is available to students and staff currently at the Owen Sound campus *** 

Minestrone Soup with Focaccia
Pizza Margherita fresh herbed tomato sauce with mozzarella and basil
Pizza Quatra Stagioni tomato sauce with artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes, salami and ham
(Pizzas are served with a side salad)
Brownies & Assorted Biscotti
Tea & Coffee

$10.00 taxes included
*A selection of beer and wine is also available at our cash bar*

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.
Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or

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