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Jul 08 2016

Falls Inn looking for First Cook or Sous Chef

The Falls Inn and Spa is looking for a full time First Cook or Sous Chef.  The position requires 5 days a week, evenings and weekends.  This person will be responsible to assist the Chef with lunch and dinner service and execution of weddings, meetings, off site catering and banquets as well as prepping ahead of these tasks.  They will also be in charge of the kitchen and direct help during the Chef’s days off.  Pay range is $14 to $19 an hour for up to 44 hours per week depending on credentials and experience.

Contact: 519.794.4388


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Jul 08 2016

Raspberry season has begun! Pick your own or take a cooking class with Joy.

With the recent heat and two long-awaited rains, local raspberry season has started right on schedule. You can find raspberries on the menu at local restaurants, at fruit-stands. stores and farmers’ markets.  For a full immersion in the season, you’ll want to pick your own from a local patch.

With raspberries in mind, don’t miss the Featuring Raspberry I class with Joy Johnson (just south of Owen Sound) on Tuesday July 12 starting at 7 pm.  Space is still available.  See the description below.

Featuring Raspberries I                               Tues. July 12                          7 to 9 pm

This sweet red fruit, rich in Vitamin C,  will be featured in a variety of recipes including English Trifle, Crunchy Raspberry Parfaits, Raspberry Yogurt Kuchen Flan, Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake, and Raspberry Coconut Squares.

Cost:  $24.00 + HST
Joy: 519-371-5247 or 519-374-5600 cell

See all of Joy Johnson’s summer classes here.

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Jul 07 2016

Greenbelt Investing $1.5m in Ontario’s Agri-food Sector for Local Food Procurement

Excerpted from the Greenbelt Fund website:

During Local Food Week this June, the Greenbelt Fund announced over $1.5m in new investments in projects across Ontario to increase the the purchase of local food. Investments ranged from increasing the local field-grown produce sold in Subway sandwich shops during the harvest season, to launching a local food hub in Temiskaming, to developing a daily meal sourced entirely from Ontario products for Dana Hospitality’s broader public sector clients.

At Mohawk College, CEO Burkhard Mausberg announced funding for a project that will work to increase local food procurement at colleges across the province. The returns on these investments are tremendous. As Minister Leal noted at Mohawk College, for every $1 the Greenbelt Fund has invested in local food projects, a return on investment of $13 has been realized.

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Jun 29 2016

Grey County SCIA Farm Tour 2016 Itinerary – July 12

Grey County SCIA Farm Tour

Don Ready’s 236237 Grey Rd 13, Kimberley (1 km N of Grey Rd 119) No-Till and Cover Crops – A 30 Year Journey! 9:30 am to 3 pm Crop Walk: No-Till Crops, Corn, Wheat, Canola, Flax; Ryegrass/Crimson Clover Interseeded into Corn; and Neonic vs Fungicide Only Corn with scout, Peter Johnson, Real Agriculture Agronomist. Presentations & Demos: Cover Crops; Gypsum, Copper and Boron; Agroforestry, and Windbreaks; Tree Programs; Lystegro; Powerzones and Drones; and a Soil Erosion Machine. Coffee and Donuts 9:30 am, Pizza Lunch sponsored by: Sprucedale Agromart, Huron Bay Co-op, Holmes Agro, FCC, Lystek, & IFAO. Everyone is invited.

Bring folding chair and good walking gear.
Soil and Crop Members $10; Others $20; Membership and Admission $40

Contact: Grey Ag Services 519-986-3756
Door Prize: One Admission to the Innovative Farmers of Ontario Convention-a $270 Value
This event will be cancelled if there is significant rainfall on July 12th

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