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  • Dec 19 2014

    Grey Bruce Agriculture & Culinary Assoc. Newsletter – December 2014

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    The latest news for GBACA members and the community at large is now available.

    Read the GBACA Update Dec 2014 here.

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  • Dec 19 2014

    Work in Food – Community Food Centers Canada is Hiring!


    Want to make change in our food system? Come work with Community Food Centers Canada! 

    CFCC is hiring for four positions to work in the Toronto office.

    • Communications + Marketing Manager (f/t, application deadline Dec. 23)
    • Development Manager – Foundations + Grants (f/t, application deadline Jan. 7)
    • Admin Coordinator (p/t, application deadline Jan. 7)
    • Research + Evaluation Manager (f/t, application deadline Jan. 30)
    Visit the CFCC jobs page for more information.

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  • Dec 18 2014

    Revelry in the Winery at Coffin Ridge – December 21st


    Revelry in the Winery – THIS SUNDAY Dec 21st, 2014

    Come and join Coffin Ridge for a festive party. Live music, wine, food and good cheer!

    Join Coffin Ridge from 12 to 5 on Sunday December 21st for an afternoon of merriment and celebration. This year our Revelry in the Winery will feature exquisite food and wine pairings and live music from 2 to 4 courtesy of our favourite local duo Ruth and Chuck Merrill.

    In addition to festive cheer and a tantalizing array of wine and food pairings, we are happy to announce that this year, our Revelry in the Winery will allow patrons a chance to see just what goes on in the winery proper during the Winter months. Our very own Michael Todd will be leading winery tours at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30.

    This event is a great way to kick off the holiday season and to wrap up last minute gifts for the wine lover on your list.

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  • Dec 18 2014

    Eigensinn Farm Annual Christmas Market – December 21st, 2014


    Eigensinn Farm welcomes patrons to the Annual Christmas Market at the farm from noon to 5pm: 449857 10th Concession, Grey Highlands.

    Traditional holiday foods will be available for purchase including stollen, smoked ham, fois gras terrine, preserves and much more.

    See the Eigensinn Xmas 2014 poster for more information.

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  • Dec 17 2014

    Sweet Things from DeJong Acres Christmas Open House & Customer Appreciation Day – December 20


    Sweet Things from DeJong Acres
    Christmas Open House and Customer Appreciation Day
    December 20, 2014 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

    Featuring: fresh local cider, Jersey milk and whipping cream, cranberry sauces and jellies, stocking stuffers and fresh local holly. Christmas Geese, 6-10 lbs, dressed rabbit, lamb, elk, fresh baking and more!

     

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  • Dec 15 2014

    CRAFT Internship Positions Available on Grey County Organic Farms for 2015

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    CRAFT South-West Ontario (Collaborative Regional Alliance for Farmer Training in Ontario) is an informal, member-driven network of farmers that offers internships on organic and ecological farms. CRAFT internships provide hands-on learning experiences where interns gain practical skills.  

    In 2015, five farms in Grey County will participate in the CRAFT internship program. They are: Cedar Down Farm, Kolapore Gardens (2 positions available), Marvellous Edibles, Persephone Market Garden and Saugeen River CSA

    Interns may apply now to participate. For more information, visit the CRAFT website or see the CRAFT SW Ontario Internship Opportunities 2015 release.

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  • Dec 12 2014

    SCIA Annual Seed & Feed Show, AGM and Trade Show in Chatsworth December 19

    The Georgian Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual Seed & Feed Show, Annual Meeting and Trade Show takes place at the Chatsworth Community Centre December 19th.

    Exhibits 9:30; program at 10 am. Speakers: cereal crop specialists current market updates, 2015 crops and business outlook. Forage options discussion; Grey County Forage Masters winner. Growing Forward 2 program. Industry trade show.

    Registration and dinner $20.

    Contact: 519-986-3756 info@greyagservices.ca

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  • Dec 11 2014

    Local Food Fund FINAL Application Intake Deadline – January 16th, 2015

    The Local Food Fund application intake calendar has been revised from the bi-monthly schedule that was in place from November 2013 to June 2014, when the program was “paused”. This change was necessitated by the popularity of the program and the volume of applications made to the fund in 2014.

    For 2015 projects, there is just ONE intake, which opened 2 weeks ago and closes on Friday, January 16th. 

    Changes have also been made to the program with respect to a funding cap for-profit businesses.

    Visit the Local Food Fund website for more information about changes to the program, guidelines, application forms and more.

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  • Dec 10 2014

    Two More Opportunities to Take Food Safety Regulations Training from Georgian College

    Did you miss the first delivery of the Food Safety Regulations course at Georgian College in Owen Sound? Are you interested in taking the course in the new year? Two more deliveries are planned for the Barrie and Collingwood campuses and registration is now open.

    Barrie: January 24-25 // Collingwood: March 7-8
    For registration information contact FoodInfo@GeorgianCollege.ca  or call 705.728.1968, ext. 1774.

    Want more info?

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  • Dec 09 2014

    Georgian Dining Room Special Offer: Holiday Dinner To Go Kit and Tourtière for 2014

    Who dislikes having to cook Christmas dinner? Why not let us cook it for you? Our thanksgiving kit was so popular Georgian College is now offering a HOLIDAY DINNER TO GO KIT. Everything you need for your Christmas dinner without the hassle of buying groceries and the cooking is already done!

    MENU:
    Maple & Butternut Squash Soup & Fresh Baguette
    Traditional Turkey with Stuffing - OR – Stuffed Pork Loin – Savory Pan Jus
    Herb Roasted Harvest Potato & Roasted Root Vegetables
    Bourbon Scented Cranberry Sauce & Meaford Apple Crumble

    Half Order (6 People) = $120 tax included / Full Order (12 People) = $240 tax included

    PICK-UP WILL BE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23RD FROM 11AM to 3PM / ORDER DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19TH

    If you would like to order, simply respond to the email address below with the required information from the HOLIDAY TO GO KIT  form. No need to fill it out.

    Tourtière For Sale! Our always popular Tourtière pies will be on sale again this year! The cost will be $12 per pie. Please let us know if you would like to order by Monday, December 15th. Pick-up date will be Friday, December 19th from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

    Please call 519-376-0840 ext. 2007 or email Michael.Desborough@GeorgianCollege.ca if you would like to order.

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