SATURDAY: Your Food, Your Choice Conference

The Canadian Organic Growers and The Big Carrot are presenting an all-day conference this Saturday.

WHEN: Feb 18th, 2012 from 9am to 5pm
WHERE: University of Toronto Conference Centre, 89 Chestnut Street
COST: Online registration is $85, or $65 for COG members. Special rates for students/seniors/unwaged.

Here’s a summary:

If you value your food, you won’t want to miss this conference. Why do organic strawberries cost so much? What is the difference between conventional and organic pricing? Will boycotts change the agricultural system?  Can organic food be part of the solution to cancer? Are there organic fish? Hear these panels and the story of how one 30 something writer from NY City lived her own story and became a farmer. Join us for practical answers to serious questions that won’t be green washed. It’s not about the money; it’s about your health and the future.

Topics include:  Is Organic Too Extreme? Something Fishy Here, – GE Salmon, Your Food – Your Health, Our Organic Neighbors, Is Organic for Everyone, Growing Desserts, Organic for Schools, Deconstructing Organic Pricing and more.

For more info including an agenda and list of speakers, visit the conference website.

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