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ACORN - NL 2010 Sustainable Farming Conference (St. John's)

Oct. 22 - 24, 2010: Atlantic Canada Organic Regional Network (ACORN) - NL
2010 Sustainable Farming Conference (St. John's)

Conference presenters will include nationally and Atlantic Region acclaimed experts in the following fields: Health related research with local and organic food; Food Policy to help connect grassroots organizations with Municipal and Provincial Government policies; Local and Regional experts in Organic and Local Marketing, Production, and Processing; Food Security; Community gardens and school-farm programs, and more. The programming and pricing are still being finalised. Friday afternoon will include a session specifically for topics that affect government and organizations. Friday evening will feature a local food dinner with expert chefs and a panel discussion. Saturday will include a workshop and local food lunch and Sunday on-farm practical workshops at two farms in the surrounding area. Programming and Registration form will follow. Please address any questions to conference co-ordinator Mark Wilson (nlorganics@yahoo.ca) 709-764-3169 or by Fax at 709-237-4696.

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