Mar 07 2014
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.
Mar 04 2014
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 »
Mar 03 2014
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.
Feb 27 2014
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
Feb 27 2014
The first maple syrup festival of the season takes place this Saturday at Ecole Saint-Dominique Savio in Owen Sound, and festivals will be held across Grey Bruce until mid-April.
Feb 25 2014
There are just a few days left to place nominations for the 2014 CKNX Radio Farm Advisory Board FAB Award. The award recognises a body of work for the benefit of agriculture and the rural community. It’s open to individuals, groups or organisations from across Midwestern Ontario.
Deadline for nominations is Friday, February 28th.
For nomination forms and information go to http://blackburnnews.com/agrimedia/farm-advisory-board/2013/03/21/awards-scholarships-2/
Feb 25 2014
Participating restaurants include: Nathaniel’s ~ Rocky Raccoon Cafe ~ Sweetwater Restaurant (Cobble Beach Resort) ~ Norma Jean’s Bistro ~ Jazzmyn’s ~ Legacy Ridge Golf Club ~ Tuscany’s Pub & Eatery ~ Shorty’s Grill (Feb. 28 – March 16)
For hours and menu information, visit www.owensound.ca/play/winterlicious
Be sure to enter the weekly WINTERLICIOUS DRAW – free when you enjoy any Winterlicious meal. Draw prize is a GIFT BASKET filled with LOCAL FOOD and related goodies, including vouchers for the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market and 100 Mile Store, the Ontario Table cookbook, plus local craft beer, coffee, baked goods, maple syrup and more!
Feb 20 2014
The Carving Our Niche conference is just days away, taking place at Monday, February 24th at the Black Creek Conference Centre in Toronto.
Those unable to attend in person are invited to sign up as a venue for the webcast of the event with no upfront cost. At the end of the day you can choose whether you would like to contribute $10-$20 to help us support webcasting costs, based on your webcast experience.
If you would like to participate, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Webcast Attendee” before Friday, February 21st at 12p.m. Webcast access information will be sent out on Friday afternoon if a critical number of locations have expressed interest.
Feb 20 2014
The report from a collaborative food literacy project undertaken by eight health units in Ontario has been published.
Called Making Something Out Of Nothing, the locally-driven collaborative project was funded by Public Health Ontario. The group studied food literacy among youth, young pregnant women, and young parents who are at risk for poor health in six participating counties.
You can read the report here.
Feb 18 2014
Shrimp & Fresh Dill Bisque
Arugula & Pine Nut Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette
Sunflower Seed Baked Atlantic Salmon Lime Infused Hollandaise Sauce, Anna Potatoes & Pernod Scented Spinach
Braised Georgian Cut Lamb, Anna Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables (locally-sourced lamb)
Baklava with Mascarpone Bavarian Cream, Tea & Coffee …read more »