View the Growing Local 2014 poster: GLC’14_poster_8.5x14_print (FB)
It was another successful year for the Growing Local Conference!
This year’s conference took place February 28 – March 1, 2014 and saw 500 attendees join us at the Marlborough Hotel for workshops, speakers, exhibits, and even a game show!
- Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Michael Moss, spoke to crowds about how food industry giants have engineered certain foods to keep your taste buds craving more.
- University of Saskatoon’s Thomas Allen shared insights into how biomass has revolutionized methods of growing food in cold, remote communities.
- 34 workshops took place for participants to learn DIY food skills, find out about food security issues in Manitoba, and much more.