Inspiring Innovation: Creating the Future of Local Food
We need a combination of research, entrepreneurial problem solving, and determination to bring about change in the food and farming industry. From simple strategies to radical change, this group of leaders has taken new approaches to farming practices, identifying market opportunities, harnessing technological efficiencies, and branding and promoting products. The successes highlighted in this session demonstrate that there is no shortage of inspiring innovations happening across Ontario, and beyond.
Panelists: Lana Culley, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre; Ruth Klahsen, Monforte Dairy; Fred de Martines, Perth Pork Products Ltd.; Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm
Moderator: Deb Stark, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Location: Grand Georgian Ballroom
155 Byron St
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
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