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Ecological Farmers of Ontario / West End Food Co-op

Developing the Producer and Retailer/Distributor Relationship

A Panel Discussion

Saturday, April 27th 2013

Location: The West End Food Coop, 1229 Queen St W Toronto

Are you interested in finding out more about selling your farm products to a retailer/food box/food coop/distributor?
The EFAO and West End Food Coop are offering a panel discussion highlighting local growers and buyers sharing their experiences as well as buyer expectations for producers. 

The panel includes:
Mama Earth Organics – Emmalea Davis
Kind Organics – Tamas Dombi
Vibrant Farms – Melissa Baer
West End Food Coop – Ayal Diner

Arrive at 1:00pm and panel to start at 1:30pm
Break and refreshments
Finish time 5:00pm

This event is for farmers who operate small to medium sized farm and would like to find out more about how their farm could start selling to retail/distributor/food box/food coop.
Please contact Karen Maitland to register at info@efao.ca or phone at 519-822-8606

Community Food Project Funding

While the scale of this program is tiny, it’s interesting to see the direction that “local food” funding is taking, south of the border. The USDA / National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s COMMUNITY FOOD PROJECTS COMPETITIVE GRANTS PROGRAM was recently announced,  keep reading