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Jeff Senger and the other members of the new Local Food Council have a year to find ways to boost the sector.

Farmers and small processors tapped for local food council

The group has a year to find ways government can assist burgeoning local food sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes There’s no shortage of hands-on experience on a new advisory group charged with coming up with ways to boost Alberta’s local food sector. Creating a Local Food Council — and ensuring it had a healthy number of producers and processors of local food — was part of a bill titled Supporting Alberta’s Local Food Sector […] Read more

Producers urged to participate in hort survey

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association and Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development are conducting an online horticulture survey. “This survey will update key information about the horticulture industry to enable sharing of current information on the industry and support industry strategic planning,” said Sharon Faye, a market analyst with Alberta Agriculture. “The horticulture industry is […] Read more