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  • Sep 30 2014

    Georgian Dining Room October 2nd & 3rd, 2014 LUNCH MENU


    Georgian Dining Room October 2nd & 3rd, 2014, 12-1pm - LUNCH MENU

    Cream of Woodland Mushroom Soup
    ~OR~
    Crisp Fresh Apple Salad with Dill Dressing
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    Poached Salmon with Savoy Cabbage & Bacon Served with Juniper and Lemon Butter Parsley Boiled Potatoes
    ~OR~
    Chicken Chasseur Sautéed Tender Chicken Finished in a Rich Wine Sauce Parisienne Potatoes Asparagus Spears
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    Cheddar Apple Galette
    Tea & Coffee

    OUR NEW PRICE! – $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 Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca

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  • Sep 26 2014

    Provincial Mandate for Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced

    Premier Kathleen Wynne released 30 Ontario government mandate letters on September 25, 2014. The letter covering the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural affairs puts priority on:

    • Supporting the Growth of the Agri-Food Sector (includes local food and processing)
    • Ensuring Sustainability of Agriculture (includes farmland and pollinator protection)
    • Providing Business Supports to Farmers (includes call to develop Growing Forward 3 grants)
    • Expanding Agriculture in the North (includes exploration of partnerships)
    • Fostering Vibrant Rural Economies (includes manufacturing and transportation)

    The entire mandate letter may be read here.

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  • Sep 24 2014

    Local Food focus at Grey Bruce Tourism Conference with speaker Peter Luckett

    Local food will be front and center at this year’s annual tourism conference. The conference will be held on October 16, 2014 at the UNIFOR Centre (formerly CAW Centre), Port Elgin, Ontario.

    Keynote speaker this year is Peter Luckett of Pete’s Frootique. Pete’s is an independent specialty grocery chain that grew from one small store in Halifax in 1992 to three supermarkets across Nova Scotia today. Pete’s earned its reputation by providing the best quality local, seasonal and imported specialty foods along with healthy take-out prepared on site, and excellent customer service. The brand now includes a winery, Luckett Vineyards. A gifted speaker, Pete will talk about the importance of quality product, brand management and earning customer loyalty through great experiences in the agri-culinary sector. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of this country’s best local and specialty food promoters.

    The conference will also include a local foods menu, starting with a morning break featuring food sourced in Saugeen Shores and a spectacular hot lunch buffet featuring locally produced wine, beer and cider tasting.

    See the registration page for full details.

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  • Sep 24 2014

    Georgian Dining Room Lunch Menu September 25 & 26, 2014

    Georgian Dining Room – September 25th & 26th, 2014, 12-1pm

    Orange Infused Carrot & Cumin Soup
    ~or~
    Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette
    (Irish Brown Soda Bread)
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    Swiss Onion & Bacon Flan
    Warm Potato Salad
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    Fresh Fruit Tart
    Tea & Coffee

    OUR NEW PRICE! – $10.00 taxes included
    *A selection of beer and wine is also available at our cash bar
    Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca

    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.

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  • Sep 17 2014

    Location announced for ACA Field to Fork 2014

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    The 2014 Grey Bruce Agriculture and Culinary Association ‘Field to Fork’ Feast is an annual event featuring delicious food prepared by member producers and chefs. The evening also includes an opportunity for guests to bid on culinary experiences from Grey and Bruce Counties.

    The event will be held on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at a new location: Westwind Hall, Cedar Rail Campground in Scone on the Grey Bruce Line. Doors open at 5:30,  appetizers at 6:00 pm and dinner is at 6:45.

    Tickets are $50.00 per person and are available by calling 1.888.396.4591 or email: info@gbaca.com

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  • Sep 17 2014

    Save the Date – Grey County Garden Club Seed Swap October 14th

    Seed savers are invited to participate in the annual Grey County Garden Club Seed Swap on October 14th. Perennial cuttings, books and tools are also welcomed.

    For full event details, see the event poster below.

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  • Sep 15 2014

    Georgian Dining Room Lunch – September 18th & 19th, 2014


    September 18th & 19th, 2014 - 12-1pm

    Purée of Yukon Gold Potato Soup with Roasted Peanuts
    ~or~
    Iceberg Lettuce with Orange and Green Peppercorn Vinaigrette
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    Roasted Pork Loin stuffed with Apples and Prunes
    Chocolate Blueberry Reduction
    Cheddar Cheese Crusted Polenta
    Dill Carrots and Sugar Snap Peas
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    Autumn Crumb Cake
    Tea & Coffee

    OUR NEW PRICE! – $10.00 taxes included *A selection of beer and wine is also available at our cash bar*
    Reservations: 519-376-0840 ext.2007 or Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca

    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.

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  • Sep 11 2014

    Apple U-Picks across Grey Bruce are opening for 2014 season


    Pick-your-own farms across Grey Bruce are ready for the 2014 apple season.

    Pre-picked early apple varieties like Ginger Gold and Paula Red have been available in the area for the past three weeks, but the apple harvest begins in earnest over the next week or so as Macs, followed by Gala, Honeycrisp, Ambrosia, Golden Delicious and many, many more with equally delicious names and flavours ripen to perfection.

    There’s a new farm open to the public this year: T & K Ferri Orchards near Clarksburg will offer pick-your-own apples Thursdays through Sundays.

    You can find farms near you by typing “apple U-pick” in the search box above. Don’t forget to look at all categories to find both conventional and organic producers.

    Here’s a post about what you can expect to find at local U-picks from the Grey Bruce fall tourism website.

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  • Sep 09 2014

    Upcoming Grey Bruce Sustainability Network (GBSusNet) Events

    The Grey Bruce Sustainability Network (GBSusNet) is offering several events scheduled for the next 2 months:

    Thursday, Sept., 25, 7-9:30Coffeehouse Collective Series #3 at Back Eddies in Paisley. A gathering with local music, comp food samplings and guest speakers with 3 minute “elevator speeches” about the groups, projects or issues in the local and broader community. Call Barry at 519-889-0695 or email gbsusnet@gmail.com if you’ve got a voice to contribute.

    Thursday October 16, 7-9:30 Coffeehouse Collective Series #4 at The Bicycle Cafe in Flesherton. A gathering with local music, comp food samplings and guest speakers with 3 minute “elevator speeches” about the groups, projects or issues in the local and broader community. Call Barry at 519-889-0695 or email gbsusnet@gmail.com if you’ve got a voice to contribute.

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  • Sep 08 2014

    Grey County Chefs’ Forum Flesherton Food Hub is Open for Business

    The Chefs’ Forum Flesherton Food Hub opened Wednesday August 20, 2014 for pick‐ups and deliveries of fresh produce. 

    The Grey County Chefs’ Forum operated hub is located in the Old Delphi building at #774310 Highway 10 just north of Flesherton, and will facilitate distribution of local produce from member farmers to the GTA by 100km Foods Inc. Items for sale are listed on the website by farm members and can be accessed by chef members at:  www.greycountychefsforum.ca. There is no charge for delivery by 100km Foods Inc. Payment to the farmer is in 30 days.

    Local chefs can also access the hub. A local delivery service is available for a nominal fee. For more information, contact: info@greycountychefsforum.ca 

    See a recent article in Better Farming for more information.

    More details below: …read more »

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