FFCO is pleased to invite you to register for its Virtual Conference and Speakers' Program taking place on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. 

The conference will run from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A member-only annual business meeting and board of director elections will be held later that week.
For the first time ever, the meeting will be free to attendees.

FFCO is proud to welcome two keynote speakers:

Peace, Love & Fibre

Mairlyn Smith is the only P.H.Ec. in Canada who is also an alumnus of the Second City Comedy Troupe, making her the self-proclaimed funniest P.H.Ec. in the entire world. A popular media personality, MC and keynote speaker Mairlyn is also a regular guest expert on the award-winning national daytime television show Cityline as well as a regular on Toronto’s Breakfast TV. Mairlyn’s forte is her ability to mix learning with laughter. She’s the author of seven award-winning cookbooks. Cookbook number eight - Peace, Love and Fibre: Over 100 Fibre-Rich Recipes for the Whole Family (appetite by Random House) made the bestseller lists at The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Amazon.ca and Chapters Indigo. Check out her website www.mairlynsmith.com or follow her on Twitter and Instagram @MairlynSmith or Facebook @mairlyn.smith

Generational Change and the Future of Food in Canada

David Coletto delivers strategic advice and research design expertise to many of Canada’s foremost corporations, advocacy groups, and political leaders. A leader in online research methodologies, public affairs research, corporate and organizational reputation studies, and youth research, Coletto has led projects for top-tier companies in many sectors including pharmaceutical, transportation, financial services, educational, natural resource, telecommunications, media, arts and cultural, tourism, and retail. He is an outspoken proponent of transparency in the polling industry and is regularly called upon by media and organizations alike to provide expert analyses of public opinion and research methodologies.

Other highlights will include:

  • Highlights from Farm & Food Care Ontario’s 2020 initiatives
  • Presentation of the Farm & Food Care Ontario Champion Award