ACORN Conference Program

All Workshops

The Business of Farming

Monday, November 26, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM   

Do you know what you don’t know when it comes to the business of your organic farming enterprise? I do. Ronda will share her observations from 30 years working directly with farmers on farms of all sizes and descriptions. She will talk about how the records you keep and the data you routinely collect on your farm can provide insight into how your business is actually performing.

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Expanding Organics in the Region - What’s the Plan?

Wednesday, November 28, 2:30 PM - 3:30PM   

ACORN members and stakeholders started 2018 by discussing the vision for and future of Organics in Atlantic Canada. This session is your chance to learn what has been identified as priorities, reflect on the initial insights captured, refine the priorities, and introduce new questions that need to be considered before finalising a regional plan. This session will include lively and active conversation - come ready to listen and contribute.

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Overview of the Canadian Organic Industry: What the Latest Data is Telling Us

Wednesday, November 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   

The presentation will provide an overview of the latest organic data on production and trade and highlight projects and initiatives throughout the country.

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Simplify Your Records and Multiply Your Business Knowledge

Wednesday, November 28, 11:15 AM - 12:15 AM   

Now that you know what you don’t know, let’s talk about your records. Ronda will talk about the kind of records you need to keep to get the information you need to make decisions that will improve profitability on your farm.

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Expanding Organics in the Region - What’s the Plan? ::: Accroître l’industrie biologique dans la ...

Wednesday, November 28, 1:30PM - 2:30 PM   

Expanding Organics in the Region - What’s the Plan? ::: Accroître l’industrie biologique dans la région- Le plan? 

ACORN members and stakeholders started 2018 by discussing the vision for and future of Organics in Atlantic Canada. This session is your chance to learn what has been identified as priorities, reflect on the initial insights captured, refine the priorities, and introduce new questions that need to be considered before finalising a regional plan. This session will include lively and active conversation - come ready to listen and Contribute.

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Les membres et partenaires de ACORN ont commencé l’année 2018 en abordant la vision et le futur de l’industrie biologique au Canada Atlantique. Cette session a pour but de vous présenter les priorités identifiées et les idées initiales recueillies. Ensemble, nous pourrons préciser les priorités et amener de nouvelles questions qui doivent être considérées avant que le plan régional soit finalisé. La session sera dynamique avec des échanges, venez prêt à écouter et à contribuer à la conversation.

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