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Thursday March 28: Farmland forum in Lincoln

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Mar 10th, 2019
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From Ontario Farmland Trust website

The Ontario Farmland Trust is pleased to announce that our 2019 Farmland Forum will explore the theme “A Natural Systems Approach to Farmland Protection.”

Join us for a full day of presentations & discussion on:
– Public-private partnerships in New York that use farmer-driven approaches to promote water quality protection and agricultural viability
– Planning strategies/tools that take a farm-first approach to farmland and environmental feature protection
– Whole-farm and broader system approaches and land use planning policy in Ontario and beyond
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 8:30am – 4:05pm
Place: Balls Falls Centre for Conservation, 3292 Sixth Avenue, Jordan Station, Niagara Region
Cost (includes breakfast and lunch):
$140
$100 farmer rate (with valid OFA, CFFO, or NFU card)
$60 student rate (with valid student ID)

Who Should Attend:
Everyone interested in farmland protection in Ontario, including farmers, land use planners, researchers, land conservation enthusiasts, provincial policy makers, and municipal councillors.

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