Municipal Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Forum

‘Tradition, Innovation and Regeneration’, the 14th annual Municipal Agriculture Economic Development and Planning Forum is open for registration! This event will take place in Brant County on November 2 and November 3, 2022. 

This Forum will be of interest to all those involved in economic development or planning. While on a bus tour of Brant County farms and agricultural businesses, participants will visit and learn about multi-generational agri-business, innovations in agriculture and on-farm diversified uses.

On the second day, Forum topics will focus on:

  • The Agriculture and Food Workforce – learn how workforce challenges are affecting the Ag sector. Hear about projects, incentives, policies and bylaws that address agricultural workforce challenges.
  • Agriculture, Environment and Partnerships – get an appreciation of how sustainable agriculture supports the environment as well as agricultural businesses. Speakers will highlight how teamwork makes the dream work. 
  • The Agricultural System – is an important part of planning and sustainable economic development. Provincial, Municipal and Ag Business presenters will demonstrate the benefits of incorporating an agricultural systems approach.

Registration is now open, register here!

The Forum is taking place at the TownPlace Suites Brantford and Conference Centre. The second day will be available online for those not able to join the event in person.


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