Annual Conference 2017

Myths and Food Fantasies ~ the search for easy answers can be hard to digest

April 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Is Gwyneth Paltrow wrong about everything? Keynote address by Dr. Timothy Caulfield, Professor, Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, University of Alberta 

The politics of foodDr. Evan Fraser, Canadian Research Chair (Tier 1) in Global Food Security, Department of Geography, University of Guelph

Ask the millennialsA consumer panel discussion on issues related to food and farming as seen through the perspective of university student leaders.

Hitch Pins — Connecting and Sharing Your Values. Laura Daniels, Founder and President, Dairy Girl Network; Business Development Manager, Star Blends; and Owner, Heartwood Farms, Wisconsin.

Plus highlights of Farm & Food Care’s 2016 activities, presentation of the Farm & Food Care Champion Award, a “Taste of Ontario” lunch, and more. 

See the full agenda for more details.

Registration fee: Ontario farmers - $100; Industry/Government/Academia - $150




Farm & Food Care Ontario’s Annual Meeting and Board of Director elections be held on the afternoon and evening of Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 985 Syscon Road, Burlington

  • Business meeting ~ 3:00 to 5:30 p.m. (free)
  • Reception and Member Dinner ~ 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ($60/person)

Hotel information: Farm & Food Care has a block of rooms booked at the Hilton Garden Inn, 985 Syscon Road in Burlington for members planning on staying for both days.  Rooms must be booked by March 19, 2017 to take advantage of a discounted rate. Call 905-631-7000 or 1-866-432-6555 to book a room in the Farm & Food Care block.

April 12 agenda for more details.

Board of Directors Voting Package (2017)


Prof. Timothy Caulfield ~ keynote speaker

Dr. Evan Fraser

2017 Conference Flyer


Farm & Food Care Ontario welcomes all members sponsors for the events. See the attachments listed below or contact the office for details.