January 21, 2012

ECVOntario Workshop

Announcement: ECV Ontario Workshop, February 17, 2012

We would like to announce the upcoming workshop on Ethno-Cultural Vegetables in Ontario. The one day workshop will explore opportunities and barriers in the ECV market in Ontario. The program for the day includes;

i.              Presentations on opportunities and barriers of the ECV market by different stakeholders,
ii.            A panel discussion on the production of ECV in Ontario,
iii.           Presentations of research findings by the University of Guelph team,
iv.           A documentary on ECV and 
v.            Sharing of experiences from all stakeholders on the way forward for ECV in Ontario. 

The workshop will be attended by experienced ECV stakeholders including researchers, producers, wholesalers, retailers, importers and students and will be held on Friday February 17, 2012 from 8.30am to 4.30pm at the John Eccles Centre, South Ring Road, Maritime Residence University of Guelph.

Lunch and coffee will be provided.

Funding for this project provided by the Knowledge Translation and Transfer (KTT) program under the OMAFRA-U of G Partnership

To attend, please RSVP by February 3, 2012 at http://ecvontario.eventbrite.com

Christine Kajumba & Frances Dietrich-O'Connor
Co-Facilitators, ECVOntario Workshop,
SEDRD, University of Guelph
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