John Milloy is in studio today. John is the provincial legislature member for Kitchener Centre in the Region of Waterloo. We speak of things agricultural and farming,,, and play some great tunes.
Scott Lisso (centre) is in studio as we discuss the activities of a company that is land-banking in Brant County. Also look at the attachments for this podcast to see the PPS of the company.
Michael Harris MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga speaks about agriculture in the Region of Waterloo and in the province.
Catherine Fife joins us in studio to talk about farms and agriculture. Catherine is the MPP for the riding of Waterloo.
Heidi Wagner is out guest today. Heidi is a farm wife and is active with the Woolwich Community Health Centre. She is involved with the Waterloo Rural Women and the annual Waterloo Farm Safety Day.
On today’s show we have returning co-host Barclay Nap www.corwhinherbsandproduce.ca, Deb Swidrovich and Kevin Thomason. Our guests brought some great music to play in between our discussion about GREN, the Region of Waterloo Growth Plan, and the OMB decision on the Regional Growth Plan, and a handful of other topics. http://smartgrowthwaterloo.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/SmartGrowthWaterloo We also had an interview with Dave Pyper about the IPM 2012 disbursements. http://www.ipm2012.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/ipm2012
Our guest today is Kelly Daynard from Farm and Food Care. http://www.farmfoodcare.org/ We talk about taking the mystery out of agriculture. A great upcoming event is “Breakfast On The Farm” June 22 2013. Reserve your free tickets at http://ontariosbreakfastonthefarm.eventbrite.ca To be held near New Dundee Ontario.
Todays show starts with Bob Thirlwall, a certified crop advisor who explains what monoculture and crop rotations are. Our second guest Michael To tells us of video games and board games that have an agricultural theme. Barclay and I finish the show with some general discussion of the days topics.