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Summer Student – All Things Food

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Hello everyone, I am excited to announce that Courtney-Anne McDonell has joined the ATF team as our Summer Events and Communications Assistant.  She will be working with us for July and August on a number of initiatives, but most importantly, she is here to help YOU plan and promote your local food and community events.  Yay! With that being said, if you are planning a local food event this summer and would like assistance with promotion, media support, recruiting volunteers, or something more specific, please do not hesitate to contact Courtney at  atfbouffe360events@gmail.com or  613-935-4017. I welcome you to also share this offer with others in…

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SDG and Cornwall Community Gardens

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  For more information or want to get involved visit the following websites: All Things Food/bouffe 360 :  http://www.allthingsfoodbouffe360.ca Transition Cornwall + :  https://transitioncornwall.com  

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MEET OUR STAFF

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From left to right Sarah Good, Program Coordinator – Domestic Violence Programming Kelly Bergeron, Director of Digital Programming – Code Heroes Alex de Wit, Executive Director – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Kat Rendek, Coordinator – All Things Food Sylvie Kinloch, Administrative Assistant – Social Development Council of Cornwall & area Sarah Chisholm Ryder, Food and Agricultural Development Officer – All Things Food

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SDG & Cornwall Community Garden Network – Media Release

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       MEDIA RELEASE May 27, 2017 Community Garden Network Germinates with $40,000 from OTF Cornwall, ON – On Saturday, May 27th, the Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area officially launched the Cornwall and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Community Garden Network at the 5th Annual Incredible Edible Plant Festival in Cornwall.  Led by the All Things Food Network, a working group of the SDC, the new garden network is working to establish, support, and increase community and home gardening across the region. “We are thrilled that the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the province of Ontario are supporting the…

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Vibrant Communities Poverty Reduction Plan presentation @ Council Meeting May 8th

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Addressing poverty in Cornwall By Nick Seebruch Published on May 8, 2017 Alex de Wit, Executive Director of the Social Development Council presents the Vibrant Communities poverty reduction plan to council on Monday, May 8 (Nick Seebruch/ TC Media).   CORNWALL, Ontario – Cornwall City Council learned more about the Vibrant Communities of Canada Charter, a movement dedicated to reducing poverty in Canadian communities. The City of Cornwall signed the Charter on Dec. 12, 2016. Alex de Wit, the Executive Director of the Social Development Council (SDC), explained the charter and how the City could pursue those values. In his…

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Basic Income Forum on June 9th in Winchester

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Learn about basic income at June 9 forum in Winchester By Todd Hambleton, Cornwall Standard-Freeholder Monday, May 29, 2017 4:35:14 EDT PM Ron Perrin, with gardening assistant and North Dundas intermediate student Deanna Madore, at a recent Lunch and Learn event at The House of Lazarus, in Mountain, near Winchester. Its outreach initiative Linking Hands is hosting a Basic Income Forum on June 9.   WINCHESTER – An upcoming forum in Dundas County has the goal of shedding light on basic income. Linking Hands, which calls itself a voice for poverty reduction in Dundas County and is an outreach initiative of The…

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Code Heroes

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June 1 to 8 is Canada Learning Code Week and we’ve been busy rolling out workshops at schools in Iroquois, Cornwall, and Williamstown. Over 10,000 Canadian youth will learn to code by exploring Canadian history during the inaugural Canada Learning Code Week and we are happy to be a part of it! You can now download our Intro to Webmaking resource booklet, to help guide you on your coding journey! Ladies Learning Code (everyone welcome) Sat June 17th: Data Insights with Python for Beginners (brand new workshop!)  Code Heroes: Summer Tech Camps July 3rd to 7th: Intro workshops July 24th to 28th: Intermediate workshops…

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Cornwall Kinsmen Farmers’ Market June 11th @ St. Lawrence College

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It is my great pleasure to invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration for the new Cornwall Kinsmen Farmers’ Market on Sunday, June 11th from 11:00am-3:00pm, at St. Lawrence College (Map).  The day will including a special BBQ featuring various local foods available from the market, music courtesy of Corus Entertainment, children’s activities, face painting, and magic show. That’s not all!  As a valued community partner and local food champion, I would also like to extend a special invitation and have you join us for the Ribbon and Cake Cutting at 12:00pm.  This is a big day for our community and the…

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Code Heroes – Summer Tech Camp

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 Summer Tech Camp We are running summer tech camps during the following weeks in the summer, each day starts at 9am and finishes at 4pm. Click on the week to get more info on what type of workshops we’ll be offering: Monday Jul 31  to Friday Aug 4 (Intro workshops) Monday, August 7 to Friday August 11 (Intermediate workshops)

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