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CHECK OUT OUR TEN LOCAL MARKETS!

Market season continues into October, for a number of local markets. 

Memorial Centre Farmers' Market is open year round, with a location change for the winter.  

Some markets are still accepting new vendors for the remainder of the season.

For contact information.

 

Kingston Area Markets 2018
 

Repeat Winners at the Eastern Ontario Garlic Awards Competition, Verona Garlic Festival, Sept. 1

For the second consecutive year, Dorothy Oogarah of Wagar Oogarah Farms was named the champion garlic grower at the Eastern Ontario Garlic Awards Competition, Sept. 1. 

Sweet Pepper Variety Tasting at Memorial Centre Farmers Market, Sunday, Sept. 9

As members of the North American Trial Network, Kitchen Table Seed House, Wolfe Island, grew eight different sweet peppers this summer, and they are seeking feedback on the taste of these varieties.

Frontenac County Open Farms, Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 am to 4 pm

Organized by Frontenac County economic development office, Open Farms offers an opportunity to tour your choice of seven county farms, to meet the farmers and to purchase local products at the tour locations.

Frontenac County Open Farms, Sunday, Sept. 9, 10 am to 4 pm

Organized by Frontenac County economic development office, Open Farms offers an opportunity to tour your choice of seven county farms, to meet the farmers and to purchase local products at the tour locations.

Posting for Kingston Prison Farm Staff positions

Correctional Service of Canada has posted application details for the prison farm staff positions (referred to as agricultural instructors).
The deadline for applications to be submitted is September 6, 2018.    

Looking for Volunteers for Local 316/KASSI activity at the Kingston Fall Fair Education Day, Fri. Sept. 14

Local 316, in collaboration with KASSI (Kingston Area Seed System Initiative, will be participating in the education day program for elementary school students (approx. gr. 3 to 6) at Kingston Fall Fair, Friday Sept. 14, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm (We will be the busiest from 9:30 to 11:30 am and 1:30 to 2:30 pm).

Federal government seeks applications for members of the Sustainable Development Advisory Council

 

Environment and Climate Change Canada has posted a Notice of Opportunity for 10 Sustainable Development Advisory Council members:

Developing a HACCP Plan Workshop

for the food/beverage processing industry including commercial kitchens. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 8:30 am to 4 pm, at KEDCO offices, Innovation Park, Kingston
Kingston Economic Development Corporation is pleased to host a “Developing a HACCP Plan” workshop on Tuesday, September 11 presented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA).  Workshop participants will receive a certificate of completion for this course. 

Advance Notice of Fall Conferences

a. Food Secure Canada's 10th Assembly, "Resetting the Table", Nov.

 
 

 

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