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Feb 18 2015

Georgian Dining Room International Dinner Series starts March 5th, 2015 with the food of Japan

Georgian Dining Room International Dinner Series 2015
Come experience true international cuisine! Dinner service starts at 6:30pm.

  • March 5th- Japan
  • March 11th- South America
  • March 18th- Thailand
  • March 25th- Indonesia
  • April 1st- Turtle Island

$45.00 (taxes included) For Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or

Journey to Japan – Menu
Vegetarian and Non-alcoholic options available. Please Inquire.

  • Hand-rolled Sushi with Chilled Sake  - Marinated Sweet Potato Roll, Avocado and Cucumber Roll, Salmon Nigiri Sushi Served with Sake
  • White Miso Soup - Traditional Japanese Soup, Broth with Tofu, Scallions and Miso Paste!
  • Traditional Yakitori and Sukiyaki - Marinated Chicken Skewers And Stir-fried Beef, Served with Vegetable Tempura and a soba noodle salad
  • Castella and Ice cream - Honey-Drizzled Sponge Cake with Green Tea Ice cream and poached cherry Compote

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Feb 13 2015

Assessing and Managing Food Safety Risks during Produce Production and Packing Workshops

Upcoming Good Agricultural Practices Workshops - Assessing and Managing Food Safety Risks during Produce Production and Packing

Are you a small-to medium-sized grower and/or packer of fruit and/or vegetables? Ensuring consumer safety is in everyone’s best interest. To maintain your products’ safety and a trusted business reputation, it is important to take steps to minimize or eliminate contamination risks.

To learn how to identify and manage potential food safety risks in your operation, plan to attend an upcoming Assessing and Managing Food Safety Risks in Produce Production and Packing workshop in your area.

This full-day workshop, held by OMAFRA, will provide essential information and effective tools to help growers and packers of fruits and vegetables identify and minimize food safety risks.  Workshop dates and locations:

  • Kemptville: Wednesday, February 25
  • Colborne: Tuesday, March 3
  • Aurora: Wednesday, March 11
  • Elmira: Wednesday, March 25
  • Waterford: Tuesday, March 31

The registration fee is $30, including GST.  For more information on the workshops or to register, please call 1-877-424-1300.

Category: Announcements/News

Feb 13 2015

Chefs’ Forum Local Food Trade Show in Collingwood – Monday, February 23rd

The fourth winter and seventh overall Grey County Chefs’ Forum local food trade show for chefs and buyers is planned for February 23, 2015 in Collingwood at the spectacular 65 Simcoe Street building. Doors are open for chefs from 5 pm to 7 pm. Admission is free.

Farmer vendors are members of the Grey County Chefs’ Forum non-profit organization and grow produce of all types from fruits and berries to vegetables while others raise animals and birds as diverse as heritage pork and birds to grass-fed beef.

Category: Announcements/News

Feb 06 2015

Thornbury Farmers Market: New Name, New Location, New Vendors Invited

The former Clarksburg Farmers Market is moving up the road to neighbouring Thornbury for 2015. The market will be open Sundays from 11am to 2pm.

There is ample room for new vendors at the new Thornbury Farmers Market. If you are interested, please use and return the attached application.

Market manager Mike Reid says:  Feel free to send in your applications and send this Thornbury FARMERS MARKET application & MOU 2015 far & wide, with a focus on primary producers. Our next task is to attract a healthy diversity of primary producers & continue to spread the word – if you are on facebook, the Thornbury Farmers Market now has a facebook page. We also have a market e-mail – 

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