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10.05.2018 · Optimizing Growth

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a National Conversation on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on May 10, 2018 in Ottawa Ontario, partnering with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and the Food & Consumer Products of Canada. This was the third of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, making it a National Conversation involving participants from government, producers, processors, academia, industry associations, and NGOs across Canada to discuss the growth potential alluded to in the Barton Report across various agri-food value chains as well as obstacles to future growth. This National Conversation highlighted government and private sector perspectives when balancing objectives relating to growth, natural capital, innovation and public trust. The outcomes of two CAPI regional workshops and this national conversation has been synthesized as this CAPI publication (link) and made available to the Economic Agri-food Table as a barometer of views on the potential for economic growth in Canada’s agri-food sector.

21.03.2018 · Optimizing Growth

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a Workshop on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on March 21, 2018 in Guelph, Ontario, partnering with the Arrell Food Institute. This was the second of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, to initiate critical conversations with participation of producers, […]

11.12.2017 · Optimizing Growth

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) held a Workshop on “Barton Forward: Optimizing Growth While Enhancing Natural Capital” on December 11, 2017 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, partnering with Ag-West Bio. This was the first of three regional workshops that CAPI held in various regions in Canada, to initiate critical conversations with participation of producers, industry representatives, […]

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02.12.2019 · Sponsored

CAPI is proud to be a sponsor at the Agricultural Excellence Conference – Cultivating Resilience. Organized by Farm Management Canada, the Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) welcomes anyone and everyone from farmers to advisors, academia, organizations, private industry, and government to join us in Fredericton to exchange expertise and insights to continue to position Canada’s farmers […]

13.11.2019 · Sponsored

CAPI is proud to be a sponsor at the 2019 Canadian Public Trust Summit, organised by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity and Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan, a forum for building relationships and learning how to engage and build trust in our food system together. The Summit is an exciting and unique opportunity to […]

07.11.2019 · Optimizing Growth

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is proud to be a sponsor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law ‘s 4th annual food law and policy conference where participants will explore the complex issue of scale in all its dimensions. This year, the conference seeks to reflect critically on time, space and size, as […]

15.05.2019

CAPI is proud to be a sponsor at the 2019 National Farm to School Conference held in Victoria, BC May 15-17, 2019.Farm to Cafeteria Canada is proud to host the 2019 National Farm to School Conference, to INSPIRE, INNOVATE & organize for IMPACT to close the distance between farm and fork and bring more healthy, local & sustainable foods to the minds & plates of students, from pre-school to campus!Building on Changing the Menu: 2015 School Food Conference, the first-ever national school food conference in Canada, with its focus on strengthening partnerships, and celebrating and inspiring action, the 2019 National Farm to School Conference will emphasize scaling-up efforts and evaluating impacts of farm and local food to school activities happening across Canada – putting more healthy, local and sustainable foods on the minds and plates of all students. This three-day event will feature field trips to inspirational projects in British Columbia, world-class keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and networking opportunities.