Media Advisory - Sustain Our Farms Town Hall Meeting

GUELPH, ON, April 1 /CNW/ - The Ontario Agriculture Sustainability Coalition (OASC) to host a Town Hall meeting of Ontario's agricultural leaders and as many as 200 local farmers.

    
    WHAT

    Sustain our Farms Forum - A Town Hall meeting for farmers and
    agricultural leaders.

    WHEN

    Tuesday, April 6, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    WHERE

    Stratford Rotary Complex, Community Hall, 353 McCarthy Road, Stratford,
    Ontario

    WHY

    Ontario's local food supply is in jeopardy, along with thousands of
    families, farms and processing jobs. Urgent government action is needed
    to ensure that Ontario agriculture is sustainable.

    WHO

    MP Gary Schellenberger,
    MPP John Wilkinson,
    MPP Ernie Hardeman, Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Critic, Invited
    Mayor Dan Mathieson, City of Stratford
    Chris White, Chair of the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) and
    Mayor of the Township of Guelph/Eramosa
    

The OASC's members include the Ontario Cattlemen's Association, the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association, Ontario Grains & Oilseeds, Ontario Pork, the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency and Ontario Veal, together with the Christian Farmers' Federation of Ontario and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture.

SOURCE ONTARIO FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURE

For further information: For further information: OFA President, Bette Jean Crews: (613) 921-0597; Lesley Robinson, Redbrick Communications: (705) 241-3287, robinson@redbrick.ca

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ONTARIO FEDERATION OF AGRICULTURE

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