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Grade 4-7 classes at Parkview Public School in Komoka
Apr 8, 2011
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Feb 28, 2011
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Feb 22, 2011
MFA is attending Valerie Clark's event

Southwest Ontario Local Food Connection: Farmer / Food Buyer Networking Event at Western Fair Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market

March 29, 2011 from 12pm to 5pm
Join Southwest Ontario Local Food Connection as we present the 3rd annual Farmer/Food Buyer Networking Event. This event provides the opportunity for cooks and chefs, food retailers, food service, institutional food providers, food processors and food distributors to meet and develop business relationships with local farmers and producers.  Cost: Free of Charge (This event is NOT open to the public.)Please Note: Space is limited, therefore, availability will be on a first come first served…See More
Feb 22, 2011
MFA is attending Valerie Clark's event

“TASTE IT” Gala at Western Fair Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market

March 29, 2011 from 5pm to 9pm
“A celebration of Local Food not to be missed!”  Come out and enjoy this wonderful culinary event showcasing farmers and chefs to stimulate your tastebuds.  Cost: $20 per person includes 5 complimentary tasting tickets.  Further information: www.southwestontariolocalfoodconnection.ca, info@localfoodconnection.ca, 519-438-5942.  See More
Feb 22, 2011
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Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame Annual Meeting & Luncheon at Carousel Romm at Western Fair

March 9, 2011 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
This year the Middlesex County Agricultural Hall of Fame will be inducting Dick Heard, Ralph Ferguson and William Weld for 2011.The induction ceremony will be held in the Carousel Room at Western Fair on Wed. March 9th beginning at 11:30am.For tickets please contact the Middlesex Federation of Agriculture office at 519-457-8444 http://westernfair.com/Agriculture/Hall-of-FameSee More
Feb 22, 2011
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Feb 22, 2011
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"Welcome to the Ontario Agriculture Community website. We hope you find the tools valuable. Let us know if you have any questions. Take care, Joe"
Feb 22, 2011
MFA and Joe Dales are now friends
Feb 22, 2011
MFA is now a member of Ontario Agriculture
Feb 22, 2011

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At 2:54pm on February 22, 2011, Joe Dales said…

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Agriculture Headlines from Farms.com Canada East News - click on title for full story

Brian Bell announces retirement as local agricultural development advisor

Spending his whole career working in the agricultural sector has offered a working life that Brian Bell has certainly enjoyed. “My whole career has been spent working with those in the agricultural sector. Absolutely, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed it,” stated Mr. Bell, the local agriculture development advisor, who earlier this week officially retired after 30 years with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). “The work has been varied and very much related to the agricultural development in the region.”

Governments coordinate against swine fever

North American agriculture leaders are coordinating plans to keep swine safe from a deadly disease in China and Europe. Dr. Jack Shere, chief veterinary officer and deputy administrator for Veterinary Services in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, delivered a joint statement on behalf of leaders in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that they were responding to the threat of African swine fever with more biosecurity, agreements to minimize damage to trade if the disease reaches North America, and public education about the potential harm from the disease. The statement followed a forum April 30-May 1 in Ottawa, Ontario, attended by representatives from 15 countries.

Canada’s Largest Educational Foodservice Provider Launches the Buy Local Program, with Marketing Support from Foodland Ontario

Chartwells launched their landmark Buy Local program, a coast-to-coast approach to offering quality-assured, fresh, locally-sourced food from community-based, local vendors. The program is available to approximately 650 Chartwells campuses and schools across Canada. Whether it’s a jar of honey or a basket of fresh blueberries, the Buy Local program will create direct connections between Chartwells’ chefs and local farmers and vendors.

Ontario Supporting Forestry Sector in Algoma and Manitoulin Regions

Ontario's government is working for the people by supporting the forestry industry in the Algoma Region and Manitoulin Island, creating 138 full-time jobs.

Ontario Cuts Red Tape, Supports Investment and Job Creation

The Ontario government has announced further actions to help create and protect jobs in the auto sector. In February, the government launched its Driving Prosperity auto plan aimed at addressing challenges in the sector around competitiveness, innovation and talent. The government made it a priority to reduce red tape and restore Ontario's competitive advantage. Today, it is delivering on that promise.

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