Our hybrid AGM is happening Tuesday, June 18th 2024, with guest speaker Dr. Michael Classens from the School of Environment at the University of Toronto. You’re invited!

Date: Tuesday, June 18th, 2024
Time: 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: The GrandWay Events Centre
7445 Wellington County Road 21, Elora, ON

9:30 am: Coffee & Tea
10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Formal AGM business & Presentation by guest speaker, Dr. Michael Classens
12:00 – 12:45 pm: Lunch
12:45 – 1:00 pm: Closing Remarks

Dr. Michael Classens
Prior to joining the University of Toronto’s School of the Environment Michael taught in Trent’s Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems program. He has a PhD (2015) in Environmental Studies from York University, where his thesis focused on socio-ecological transformation via local food production, themes on which he elaborates in his book From Dismal Swamp to Smiling Farms. Michael has regularly published journal papers and book chapters on sustainability, racial justice, and critical food systems pedagogy. In his courses, he specializes in community-based learning, informal learning outside the classroom, and integrating multiple sources of knowledge, including Indigenous and community-based knowledge.

In-person: Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with any dietary restrictions by June 10th to tamara@ontariofarmlandtrust.ca.

Virtual: Virtual attendance is available from 10:00am to 12:00 pm. Email Tamara at tamara@ontariofarmlandtrust.ca to register.

We hope to see you soon!

-The staff and board at the Ontario Farmland Trust