Headwaters Communities in Action

Contact Re: Food Summit

Sylvia Cheuy
Headwaters Communities in Action

Contact Re: Local Food Trade Fair

Karen Hutchinson
Caledon Countryside Alliance


Monday April 23rd, 2012

Food Summit
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST

Local Food Trade Fair
4:00 to 6:00 p.m. EST

Add to my calendar


Hockley Valley Resort 
R.R. #1 Orangeville
3rd Line
Town of Mono, ON L9W 2Y8

Driving Directions

Please join Headwaters Communities in Action, Wellington, Dufferin Guelph Public Health and a host of supporting partners on Monday April 23rd,  2012 for the first-ever, Headwaters Food Summit and Local Food Trade Fair

If you are interested in working together to build our food future, please join us and help develop a practical approach to bring out the best of the food system in Headwaters. Please click here to access the event agenda.

We have broad representation from across our the food system at this event, including: food producers, distributors, restaurateurs, chefs, caterers, food retailers, food processors and consumers. 

Registration for this event is $25 and includes a gourmet lunch prepared using local ingredients by Hockley Valley's Chef de Cuisine, Michael Potters.


  • A Keynote Presentation by Lauren Baker, Coordinator of the Toronto Food Policy Council
  • Panel Presentations from a diverse array of leaders within Ontario’s food system who will share their insights and ideas for strengthening Headwaters’ regional food system.  They include:  
    • Michael Potters, Chef de Cuisine of Hockley Valley Resort and a leader in the local food renaissance in Prince Edward County
    • Ryan Hayhurst, Chair of the Guelph Wellington Food Roundtable
    • Janet Horner, Executive Director of GTA Agricultural Action Committee
    • Graham Corbett, Owner/Operator of Fiddlefoot Farm
    • Karen Hutchinson, Eat Local Caledon and Caledon Countryside Alliance
    • Amanda Montgomery, Community Programs Manager, The STOP Community Food Centre
    • Tom Wilson, Spirit Tree Estate Cidery, Caledon
  • Working Sessions focused on effective strategies from other communities; market opportunities; distribution systems; food education and how to ensure access to healthy local food for all 
  • Local Food Trade Fair – hosted by Eat Local Caledon and Caledon Countryside Alliance, this is an exceptional networking opportunity for local farmers and food businesses.  Booths are free and samples are encouraged.  For more information or to reserve a booth, please contact karen@caledoncountryside.org or call 905- 584-6221.

We promise great food to eat – and plenty of food for thought – about how we can collaborate to grow a vital and integrated local food strategy  in Headwaters. 

This event is open to all.  A limited number of subsidies are available to ensure this event is accessible.  For more information, please contact Sylvia at action@headwaterscommunities.ca or (519) 940-3118.

We hope you'll join us for this inaugural event!

 Leesa Fawcett Signature                                           Signature - Gord Gallaugher

Leesa Fawcett                                                   Gord Gallaugher
Co-Chair, HCIA                                                  Co-Chair, HCIA

Working Together to Build Our Food Future

Food Wordle


Register Now!

Please RSVP by Thursday April 19th, 2012


HCIA Logo     Hockley Valley Resort    WDGPH 

Caledon Countryside Alliance Eat Local Caledon

Food in the Hills Town of Caledon 2012

DFA Logo     Caledon Community Services   Dufferin Farm Fresh

dufferin.biz logo Sustain OntarioPeel Federation of Agriculture

Foodland Ontario  Amaranth Farmers Market