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If you’re going to ACORN’s annual conference in Fredericton – you’re likely on your way there…(my toothbrush is packed)

Other stuff of interest? Let’s roll out the carpet:

1. NL Horticultural Producers Conference, Gander, March 16-17th. This is a great conference with info on some latest research, juicy workshops, meet other market producers. Register now.

2. NLFA AGM. Conveniently on Fri. March18th, Gander, following the NLHort.Producer’s Conference.

3. Avalon Agricultural Advantage Conference. March 24, The Wilds, Salmonier Line. Looking really exciting …a focussed one-day event on emerging issues & trends in agriculture… for info contact: Sarah Crocker (709) 753-5554

4. St. John’s Farmer’s Market – good ol’ CBC Land & Sea is doing a segment on the SJFM: See it on CBC TV this Sunday.

5. Job opportunity: St. John’s Farmer’s Market looking for Marketing Mgr; March 18th deadline.

6. Sources of local organic / free-range meat & poultry? We’re getting demands for same. Be sure to let us know and leave comment here.

I had a #7. Oh well, next time. You’ve enough to be getting along with.



Lots of exciting learning opportunities this spring – and, of course, opportunities to meet old and new friends & farmers.

1. 11th Annual ACORN Organic Conference & Trade Show.  This year has an unbelievable lineup of headline speakers, 5-stream workshop sessions, a new organic farmer forum and so much more!

Where: Fredericton, NB

When: March 10-12

More info: 1-866-32-ACORN;

2. NL Horticultural Producers Conference

Where: Gander

When: March 16 & 17

More info:

NL Hort Council
709-747-1378 office

3. NLFA Annual General Meeting

Where: Gander

When: March 18

More info:

And now, something to listen to: A Tale of Two Seed Farmers: Organic Vs. Engineered. Hear it here on NPR