Saturday, October 26, 2019
140 Main Street Sundridge
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Farmers and Chefs unite for this first of it's kind event in the Almaguin Highlands
Chef Nghe Tran has assembled a team of chefs from Almaguin and beyond to create delicious dishes featuring local ingredients. Meet the chefs:
Chef Derek Mayes, owner "Office on the Water' , Killbear. Cullinary team 2010 Olympics
Chef Blair Cousins, Culinary Instructor, Parry Sound High School
Chef Monique Cousins, Franco-Ontarian Cuisine
Chef Leanne Reid, Department of National Defense, Base Borden
Hazel Joy Downey, Culinary student, Parry Sound High School, Skills Canada competitor
At this fun and interactive event, you will meet the farmers from:
Whispering Pines Farm and Garden
Dual Rill Farm
Sunrise Heirloom Vegetables
Dutch Harmony Ranch
Hubbard's Maple Farm
Midlothian Valley Farm
Tapped Maple Water
Highlander Brew Co.
Wild Muskoka Botanicals
NNEEC Community Learning Garden
Special Guest Speaker:
Elizabeth Finnis, an anthropolgist at the University of Guelph. Drawing on her research with farmers in the Parry Sound District, she will present a talk,
Who are our local farmers and why should we support them?
Highlights the ways people are talking about food production, environment, and community.
Join us at 11:00 am for this
introduction to the day
is a fundraiser event for the Community Learning Garden, to educate, inspire and connect with a focus on producing vegetables and herbs using environmentally sustainable methods. This project contributes to an awareness of the importance of locally produced food including health, economic and environmental. Funded in part by the TD Friends of the Environment Fund.
Proudly sponsored in part by: