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Food & Farming: An Action Plan 2021

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Food & Farming: An Action Plan 2021

Time: March 30, 2011 from 8:30am to 4pm
Location: Delta Meadowvale Resort & Conference Centre, Mississauga
City/Town: Mississauga
Website or Map: http://www.gtaaac.ca
Event Type: consultation
Latest Activity: Mar 18, 2011

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f you are vitally interested in helping to forge a strong future for food and farming in Ontario's Golden Horseshoe, please join us on

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at the
Delta Meadowvale Resort and Conference Centre, Mississauga for a
Summit on the 
Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Strategy and Action Plan 2021
Continental Breakfast and Registration:  8:30 a.m.; Program begins:  9:00 a.m.

The focus of the day will be to solicit concrete actions from industry stakeholders to grow the food and farming cluster in Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe. 
Keynote Speaker:   Bob Seguin, George Morris Center, Guelph
“The Golden Horseshoe – a Golden Opportunity”
Participants will be challenged by a summary of the study findings to date by lead consultant  Margaret Walton of Planscape
From Niagara and Hamilton through the GTA and Holland Marsh, the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Strategy and Action Plan 2021 will strengthen Ontario’s second largest economic driver, which includes agriculture, agri-business and food processing.  
The Action Plan is poised to position the sector as a solutions provider to help feed the world's growing population, reduce Ontario's health care costs through healthy food choices, and be a green source of heat and power. 
Summit RSVP should be made to the Region of Durham Planning Department at 1-800-372-1102 x 2551 or by email at planning@durham.ca.  Media RSVP: Email anne_thompson@rogers.com

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