AgScape AGM 2018 - Feeding the Food Chain: How to Make Agri-Food Matter

Where: Gambrel Barn, Country Heritage Park, 8560 Tremaine Road, Milton, ON L9T 2X3
Admission: $85.00 Registration has closed.


Feeding the Food Chain: How to Make Agri-Food Matter

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Country Heritage Park – Gambrel Barn
Milton, ON
9 am – 2 pm

Join us for an insightful educational panel presentation and discussion with frontline teachers to find out how they are engaging with future consumers about the agri-food sector.

Agenda includes:

8:30am - Registration Opens

9:00am - Breakfast

9:30am -  Business Meeting

11:00am - Refreshment Break

11:15am - Presentation - Johanne Ross, Executive Director - Agriculture in the Classroom Canada

11:40am - Presentation to outgoing board of directors & Introduction of the 2018/2019 board of directors 

- Teacher Ambassador Program Highlights Presentation
- The Business of Food Presentation

Lunch & Networking
Update from Lisa Thompson (Huron-Bruce MPP) & PC critic for International Trade and Critic of Indigenous Relations & Reconciliation on her Private Member’s Motion

- Education Panel
     - Nicole Swain, B.Sc., B.Ed. - Brooklin High School teacher in Brooklin
Theresa Watt, B.Sc., B.Ed. - Lead teacher for the agriculture Specialist High Skills Major
       (SHSM) program at Banting Memorial High School in Alliston
Diane O’Shea, B.A, B.Ed., M.Ed., P.H.Ec. - Professional home economist and
       family studies (home economics) educator from the Faculty of Ed, Althouse College 
Jason Beer, B.A., B.Ed. - Eastview Secondary School teacher in Barrie
- Greetings from the Minister of Education, The Honourable Indira Naidoo-Harris

2:00pm - Closing Remarks

Download the full agenda

Board of Directors Elections

Meet the 2018/2019 Board of Directors candidates. 

* Reminder to voting members who are unable to attend: You are entitled to vote by proxy. Read the proposed motions in their entirety and fill in your proxy from.    

Special thanks to…

  • Annual General Report
  • MacGregor Marketing Communications Inc.
  • Venue
  • Meridian
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Egg Farmers of Ontario & Syngenta
  • Networking Breakfast
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Presentation Sponsor - Teacher Panel
  • Monsanto Canada
  • Morning Coffee Break
  • Kubota
  • Event Day Sponsors
  • Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
  • Ontario Federation of Agriculture
  • Sponsor a Teacher Ambassador to Attend
  • Trillium Mutual Insurance Company