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Municipal Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Forum

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Wellington County Museum and Archives

0536 Wellington County Road 18

Fergus, ON N1M 2W3

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Navigating Agricultural Economies

Hosted by the County of Wellington and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

This forum is an opportunity for those involved in municipal and local economic development or planning who have agriculture and food (farming, food processing, agri-tourism, agri-business sector, and agri-entrepreneurship) in their portfolio to network, share successes and experience agriculture in Wellington County. Learn about resources targeted to the agricultural sector.

Day 1 - TOUR - Wednesday, October 3

A full day Wellington County bus tour with local food lunch and dinner included. Learn about different agriculture related businesses and how you can support similar agriculture activities in your region. Tour locations include:

  • Elora Research Station - Dairy Facility
  • Heartwood Farm and Cidery
  • Strom's Farm and Bakery
  • Mapleton's Organic Dairy
  • Elora Brewing Company

Day 2 - FORUM - Thursday, October 4

A full day of local food, networking and learning. Join us for speakers and panel presentations highlighting best practices from practitioners in Wellington County and beyond. Topics include:

  • Revitalizing Rural Economic Development
  • How Municipalities Are Supporting Agriculture and Local Food
  • Welcoming Newcomers to Rural Communities
  • Planning + Economic Development: Tips for a Successful Journey
  • Legalizing Cannabis and Emerging Opportunities

*Event ticket sales are now closed. Webcast registration for the Forum on October 4th is open until October 3rd.

Full agenda available on our event website at www.wellington.ca/agforum.

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Wellington County Museum and Archives

0536 Wellington County Road 18

Fergus, ON N1M 2W3

Canada

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