Salvage Garden, See their Success Story below
may 16th

Registration is now open for the Ontario East Quarterly Meeting and Networking Event in the City of Kawartha Lakes. 

If you are planning to attend, be sure to reserve your room before May 24th in order to receive the preferred room rate. For information regarding room rates and how to make your reservation, click HERE.

See below for events and news happening here in Eastern Ontario. 


Bonnie O'Neill and Lucy Medeiros
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Ontario East Quarterly General Membership Meeting
Registration Open

June 7th and June 8th in Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes

June 8th Agenda Highlights:
  • Community Engagement Practices: Learn how the City of Kawartha Lakes is engaging with local businesses through VIP Agricultural Tours, Manufacturing Meet-ups, Cultural Roundtables, Downtown Revitalizations. 
  • Key Tourism initiatives in the City of Kawartha Lakes: Houseboat Capital of Ontario; Arts & Heritage Trail, Culinary Tourism Strategy
  • Tours of Mariposa Dairy Ltd. and Kawartha Dairy Ltd.
Seminar: Working with Politicians and Partners
Registration Open

May 31 and  June 1 at the University of Waterloo-Stratford Campus

This two-day seminar explores how best to navigate political structures and how to leverage/engage/manage relationships with key political and external decision-makers.

Agriculture Economic Development and Planning CoP Webinar
Enhancing Agri-Tourism and Culinary Initiatives in Your Community
Registration Open

10:30am to 12:00pm, 
Wednesday,  June 13th

Join the panel of exceptional speakers as they discuss ways to support agri-tourism and culinary initiatives in our communities. Bring your questions and details of your own initiatives to share.

Registration Open

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Building Infrastructure to Support Kingston's First Baby Formula Facility

Ontario is partnering with the City of Kingston to improve the infrastructure needed to establish Kingston's first baby formula production facility, which will create up to 277 new jobs in the community.
With support from the Eastern Ontario Development Fund, the municipality will invest in road, water and sewer infrastructure to facilitate construction of a 320,000 square foot infant milk formula processing plant by Canada Royal Milk. Once operational in 2020, the plant will require significant volumes of milk, which will support the growth of Ontario's dairy cow and goat sectors.
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Salvage Garden

A former church nestled in the village of Enterprise, the setting could not be more fitting for the quirky collection of salvaged architectural objects showcased at Salvage Garden. Giving new life to old objects and materials is the methodology of Salvage Garden business owners David Wood and Andrew Halkewycz. Working directly with collectors, designers, builders, and do it yourselfers; Salvage Garden has an eclectic inventory of factory windows, tin ceilings, industrial lighting, advertising signage, tables, seating, vintage metal cabinets and an abundance more.
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