Michael Moss and Tom Allen Featured Speakers at Growing Local 2014

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The 2014 Growing Local Conference is just a week and a half away! Keynote speakers include Pultizer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss (also the author of Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us) and the University of Saskatchewan’s own Tom Allen.

Growing Local, which will take place Friday February 28 and Saturday March 1, is your opportunity to learn about food justice, find out about sustainable agriculture, take part in DIY food skills, and make connections with people all across the food community. More than 30 display booths will be available to visit between workshops.

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Get your ticket today by clicking here! This is the food conference of the year and you don’t want to miss out.

The Growing Local Conference will take place at the beautiful and historic Marlborough Hotel. Attend workshops with topics on everything from composting to kicking the sugar habit to school food projects to traditional food skills to food policy issues to dehydrating fruits and more!

Michael Moss is brought to you by a partnership between the Winnipeg Foundation and Food Matters Manitoba. Growing Local is sponsored by CBC News Winnipeg, the Marlborough Hotel, the Province of Manitoba, the Manitoba Alternative Food Research Alliance, Health Canada, and Assiniboine Credit Union.

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