2019 Grey Bruce Farmers' Week in Elmwood. (Photo by Kirk Scott)

Final day of Grey-Bruce Farmers’ Week

Today’s Ecological Day at Grey-Bruce Farmers’ Week will wrap up the 53rd event.

The day starts 9:30 a.m. with Keith Reid speaking, Project Co-ordinator with ALUS Grey Bruce.

Also speaking, at 10 a.m., is Greg Stewart, the Manager of Eat Local Grey Bruce and discuss marketing.

There will also be discussions about organics through the day with the final panel discussion starting at 3:15 p.m. today.

Date/Time Session
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 9:30AM – 10:00AM
Speaker(s): Keith Reid (Project Co-ordinator – ALUS Grey Bruce)
Stage: Upper Level
Grey Bruce ALUS Update and Showcase
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:00AM – 10:30AM
Speaker(s): Greg Stewart (Manager – Eat Local Grey Bruce)
Stage: Upper Level
Marketing: Lessons Learned
Introduce what Eat Local Grey Bruce is, who the members
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 10:30AM – 11:00AM
Speaker(s): Kristine Hammel (Persephone Market Garden)
Stage: Upper Level
Inter-Cropping
The idea of biodiversity in farming is nice, but how
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 11:15AM – 12:00PM
Speaker(s): Ruth Knight (P.Ag. CCA-ON)
Stage: Upper Level
Soil Health (1): Local Farmers Shared Learning and Discussion
“Soil Health Matters – Almost every mouthful you eat and
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 1:15PM – 2:00PM
Speaker(s): Ruth Knight (P.Ag. CCA-ON)
Stage: Upper Level
Soil Health (2): Local Farmers Shared Learning and Discussion
“Soil Health Matters – Almost every mouthful you eat and
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:00PM – 2:20PM
Speaker(s): Annie Brown (Rodale Institute)
Stage: Upper Level
The Story Behind Regenerative Organic Certification
VIA VIDEO CONF: A holistic agriculture certification encompassing pasture-based animal
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:35PM – 3:15PM
Speaker(s): Talia Fletcher (DVM – Markdale Veterinary Services)
Stage: Upper Level
Holistic Herd Health
Join Dr. Talia Fletcher as she reviews the connection between
Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:15PM – 4:15PM
Speaker(s): Brenda Hsueh ( Facilitator)Leslie Moskovits (Cedar Down Farm)Patrick Kitchen (Sideroad Farm)Susan Stoeckli (Stoeckli Organics)
Stage: Upper Level
Producer Panel: Extending the Growing/Marketing Season (Tips for Market and Home Gardeners)
How do these producers market 4 season produce/products? The producers