2014 RAIN Symposium February 7th & 8th in Bruce Mines, ON

RSVP online here.  (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) – January 16, 2014: The Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) today announced the upcoming RAIN Symposium, focused on agriculture and food workshops, to be held at Bruce Station Hall (pictured, right) in Bruce Mines this February 7th and 8th. RAIN identified cold-hardy fruit production as a topic of interest to Algoma growers. The annual …

Upcoming Events in Winter 2014

ALGOMA SOIL & CROP IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING January 15, 2014 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual General Meeting will be held at The Bruce Station Hall. For more information please contact Murray Cochrane at scatacres@live.ca. ALGOMA MAPLE SYRUP PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING January 18, 2014 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. …

Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) and Buy Algoma. Buy Fresh. Seeking Volunteers to Conduct Local Food Research

Research Begins January, 2014 The Algoma Rural Agri-Innovation Network (RAIN) and Buy Algoma. Buy Fresh. are seeking volunteers who are out going, friendly and have a passion for a local food system. In January 2014, surveys will be conducted at various grocery stores and food retailers to identify purchasing trends and barriers to buying locally-produced food. Volunteers will encourage shoppers …

Nov 26th, 2013: Producer Meeting Tile Drainage & Storage Study

Join us November 26th to hear study results and next steps. The Rural Agri-Innovation Network, through Conestoga Rovers & Associates (CRA) with CG Trivers Ltd., has completed the Agriculture Tile Drainage and Storage Study: An Agricultural Engineering Analysis and Development Strategy for Algoma District The results will be shared with Algoma’s agricultural community on November 26th, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. …