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Growing Local Conference: Cultivating a Food Secure Future (Mar 7 - 8)    Fri Mar 7 to Sat Mar 8, 2008, Winnipeg, MB

Growing Local Conference: Cultivating a Food Secure Future for Manitobans
University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba
March 7 - 8, 2008

The Manitoba Food Charter and planning partners invite you to participate in an exciting food conference. The conference is a chance to acquire new skills, showcase existing food security projects, and build partnerships while working towards greater food security in Manitoba.

This two-day conference features hands-on workshops, discussions and displays on:
Canning and Freezing--Grower Coops--Urban Agriculture--Farm Mentorship--Eating on a Budget--Seed Saving--Community Gardens--Beekeeping--Eating in the North--Community Mobilization--Manitoba Teas-- ...and much more!

Friday evening: "Feast From The Land" dinner.
Saturday - Local Food Forum: Explore opportunities for maximizing field to table.

Mark your calendars and help spread the word.
Visit the website for more information and to register in early February. See you there!

Conference planning partners: Canadian Community Economic Development Network, Harvest Moon Food Group, Heifer International, Manitoba Food Charter Inc., Organic Food Council of Manitoba, Turtle Mountain Development Corporation. Conference funders: Public Health Agency of Canada, Manitoba Aboriginal and Northern Affairs, Manitoba Healthy Living. Sponsor: University of Winnipeg.



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