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For information on Outlook Organic 2012 (Thursday, March 29th), a workshop featuring guest speaker Roxanne Beavers, on organic agricultural policy & practice, check out our facebook page.

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The North East Avalon Regional RedBoard has issued a Buy Local! Buy Fresh map. We do not guarantee that the food from these farms is in any way organic. But if you are interested in local, check them out. The link is http://www.avalonfresh.ca

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.

Alison