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‘Growing Local’ on the Mind at Upcoming Food Conference

January 18, 2013 7:05 AM | News

Food Matters ManitobaManitoba’s wide-ranging food industry will be the topic at the upcoming Growing Local Conference in March.

Food Matters Manitoba will bring together Manitobans for a two-day discussion and sharing session on healthy, sustainable and fair food in our province.

The conference kicks off on Thursday, February 28 with a screening of the acclaimed film “To Make a Farm” at 7 p.m. Conference participants can then take in two full days of hands-on workshops, discussions and displays, plus delicious lunches and snacks on March 1 and 2.

The conference, being held at the Marlborough Hotel, is expected to draw well over 500 participants.

Early bird prices for attendees are available until Sunday, January 20. For more information, visit FoodMattersManitoba.ca or call (204) 943-0822.

— Staff