From ChooseCornwall.ca – Program details have been finalized for the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference, and organizers are now focusing on registration. With a theme of Growing Communities Together, the conference will explore exciting local food initiatives in the region. The program features prominent entrepreneurs, municipalities, and organizations, all sharing how their innovations create economic opportunities. Program details for the conference, which takes place Wednesday, November 13th and Thursday, November 14th at the NAV Centre in Cornwall, are now available on the conference website.
The Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference attracts over 200 local food producers, processors, consumers, rural economic development officers, NGOs and others who directly impact local food. It is being organized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in partnership with the City of Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SDG).
“We are proud to be partnering with this year’s local hosts to offer the Eastern Ontario Local Food Conference,” said Ernie Hardeman, Ontario Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. “The conference supports our mission to grow Ontario’s agri-food sector and support rural communities, helping to create a stronger economy for the province.”