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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

There are a couple of events happening in Toronto related to local eating and organic food. 

ecoSUAVE 2009 presented by Enlightened Events

An evening of live jazz music and local food and drinks.  The purpose of ecoSuave is to raise awareness about local and sustainable food production.  Sounds like a fun way to mingle with like-minded people. The $20 ($18 online) ticket includes samples of food and drink.

Date: Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Time: 8pm-Midnight

Location: Canada’s National Ballet School (400 Jarvis, Toronto)

For more information, visit Enlightened Events.


Growing for Nourishment presented by Canadian Organic Growers

A one day conference on sustainable farming, benefits of organic food and the latest research on organic food. A great forum to learn more about the science behind organic food.  The $65 ($85 after Jan 30; $55 for COG members) ticket includes an organic lunch.

Date: Saturday, February 21, 2009

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Location: 89 Chestnut St, U of Toronto Conference Centre

For more information, visit Canadian Organic Growers.

Visionary Farmers and Consumers

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

There’s a one day conference in Toronto on organic farming hosted by the Canadian Organic Growers.  It is on February 18, 2008.  Click here for more details.

100-Kilometre: Winter

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

A tasting menu designed by top chefs that celebrates food and wine produced within 100km of Toronto.  The event is at Coupe Space on Queen St E on January 22. Click here for more details.

The idea of local eating is definitely gaining popularity.  I hope to see  more restaurants offering local foods on their menus soon.  If you know of such restaurant, don’t forget to login and add it to our resource map!