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LAST WEEK FOR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!
Don’t forget to register for the Annual CAFE Convention by July 31 to take advantage of the reduced Early Bird pricing. This year's CAFÉ Convention (November 19 to 21) promises to be one of the best ever! Plan to arrive early to participate in the pre-convention tour of the Niagara Region. The $50 you saved by registering early will come in really handy at the unique boutiques and restaurants which are in close proximity to our hotel. And of course there is the Casino if you feel lucky! So much to see and do! For information on speakers, hotel, etc. be sure to visit the CAFE website.
3 to compete at the CNE
Clinton News Record
The Canadian National Exhibition will be holding its annual fair ambassador competition at the end of August.
Three local youth are competing this year for the title: Jamee Johnston of Brussels, Amber Brodie of Seaforth and Lucas Dupee, representing the Huron Central Agricultural Society will all be heading to Toronto in an effort to be crowned CNE fair ambassador for 2015.
Get ready for a patriotic Williamstown Fair
The 204th edition of the Williamstown Fair is celebrating the anniversary of Canada's Maple Leaf flag with Duncan Matheson, the son of one of its creators.
Buy local blueberry initiative given infusion at Maple Ridge fair
Maple Ridge Times
An appearance at the new Blueberry Festival at Country Fest was the perfect backdrop for the agriculture minister to give a $50,000-grant to the Blueberry Council for a buy local program.
Mayerthorpe Agriculture Fair returns August 8 to 9
It's a tradition 60 years in the making.
There's no shortage of fun scheduled for this year's Mayerthorpe Agriculture Fair, on August 8-9. This year's fair is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Mayerthorpe and District Agricultural Society.
Hamilton Twp. supports Local Farm Fest 0
Hamilton Township councillors have committed $500 to supporting the third annual Local Farm Fest to be held in Port Hope.
The partners in the event designed to educate people about where their food comes from include the Port Hope and District Agricultural Society, Northumberland Federation of Agriculture, the Municipality of Port Hope Agricultural Advisory Committee, Northumberland County, Foodland Ontario and Hamilton Township.
Brand new agriculture centre announced for Evraz Place
Evraz Place will soon be home to a new multi-purpose facility. Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz was on hand in Regina along with provincial Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart as the announcement was made.
Beachburg Fair celebrates century of 4-H
Pembroke Daily Observer
The 158th edition of the Beachburg Fair celebrated a century of 4-H clubs in Ontario over the weekend.
While the annual event was marked with midway rides, demolition derbies and live music, organizers reminded everyone that agriculture remains the centrepiece of this time-honoured rural tradition.
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