Food and Agriculture Advisory Council

Overview

The SDG, Cornwall and Akwesasne Food and Agriculture Advisory Council is an independent group of volunteers looking to create an opportunity for food system stakeholders to better understand the issues, exchange ideas and resources, envision the future of food and agriculture in our area, and begin addressing our most pressing value-chain issues. The makeup of the council’s members reflect various interests, including those of farmers, producers, business owners, employment boards, educational institutions, healthcare institutions, recreation and tourism.

Council

Events

Sprouting New Connections: Scaling Up - October 19, 2017

A half-day speaker series featuring resources and information for small-scale producers and agri-food businesses looking to “scale-up” was hosted in South Stormont in close partnership with the Social Development Council of Cornwall and AreaCornwall and the Counties Community Futures Development Corporation, and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry

For a full overview of the event and a link to complete a survey please visit: Sprouting New Connections

FreshSpoke Info Session - November 22, 2017

FreshSpoke is an app-based marketplace for local food. It’s designed to grow sales and simplify order, payment and delivery for local food producers and wholesale buyers. FreshSpoke has already created quite a buzz since launching its marketing and shared delivery platform for desktop and mobile devices. Now FreshSpoke is expanding across Ontario. If you’re a local food producer or wholesale buyer, here’s your opportunity to tap into this innovative distribution system. Find out how FreshSpoke will work for your business.

Attending a free one hour info session: Cornwall - Wednesday November 22 - 10:30am - 12pm at the United Counties of SDG (26 Pitt Street, Cornwall) 

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