Attend OCO’s 2018 AGM & Policy Forum

Join the Organic Council of Ontario to celebrate the 2018 Annual General Meeting & Policy Forum on April 13th at the Country Heritage Park in Milton Ontario. We would like to invite OCO members and the general public to participate in a day of informative presentations, sessions, an exciting tour of the park, and a delicious local organic tasting experience!

This year we are expanding the AGM to include a NEW one-day policy conference, trade show and reception.

It’s Back! Local Organic Tasting Reception

Join us for a series of seasonal taste sensations, featuring local chefs and food businesses!

The whole day is open to the public, but we especially encourage you to invite your organic minded friends and guests to attend the local organic tasting experience taking place from 6:00pm-8:30pm.

Vendor list coming soon!

Tabling and Ontario Organic Tasting Vendor Opportunities

Please contact for more information about how to register for a booth and to sign up as an Ontario Organic vendor!

DRAFT Agenda

Time Session
8:30 AM Registration & Coffee
9:00 AM Policy Forum: Opening Remarks
9:15 AM The Future of Soil Health: Is Organic Part of the Problem or the Solution?
10:00 AM Organic Demand: From the Retailers' Perspective
11:15 AM BREAK
11:30 AM
Breakout Sessions
Grow Ontario Organic Checkoff: Next Steps in Making Stable Organic Funding a Reality
Hydroponics: A Soiled Reputation?
12:30 PM LUNCH + Speaker?
1:00 PM AGM: Report on Finances, Update on Activities: Board Nominations [FREE for members]
2:30 PM
Breakout Sessions
Where's the Beef? Addressing the Lack of Organic Abattoirs
Foodland Organic: How to Promote Local Organic
3:45 PM Updates on Bill 153 and Small-Scale Supports
4:30 PM MPP Panel: What Will Your Party Do For Organic?
5:00 PM Closing Remarks: Tour of Country Heritage Park or Samples/Drinks in Another Space while Reception Set-Up
6:15 PM Local Organic Tasting Experience
8:30 PM Wrap-Up/ Tear Down

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