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Multi Shelter Solutions helps local food bank extend the season!

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Less than 30 days remain until the ACORN’s 14th Annual Conference & Trade Show “Cultivating Organic Resilience” – taking place this year at the lovely Delta Beauséjour in downtown Moncton, NB!

This past March, ACORN hosted our Greenhouse Conference at the Delta and the staff were so helpful, enthusiastic and supportive of ACORN that we are excited to be working with them again to host what is sure to be a great conference.

ACORN conferences are a fun and educational way to connect with other organic producers and consumers from across Atlantic Canada and beyond.  Stronger connections lead to stronger communities and a greater organic resilience in the region.

Norm  Eygenraam proved this at our Greenhouse Conference last February.  Norm, the President of Multi Shelter photo(3)Solutions was so impressed by the West End Food Bank’s Garden of Hope Project he offered to donate a greenhouse to the project.  The Garden had just completed construction on a new greenhouse and so thoughtfully asked if they could pass on the generous gift to another food project in the area.  Foods of the Fundy Valley, a non-profit organization dedicated to the production and consumption of local goods in Albert County, gratefully accepted the greenhouse for their garden club at the Riverside Consolidated School in Riverside-Albert.  Now that their growing season has been extended, they plan to share their bounty by cooking hot lunches for the kids, and donating any excess to the Shepody Food Bank.

We at ACORN would like to say an official and public THANK YOU!  to Norm and his generous contribution to food production in New Brunswick.

Be sure to chat with Norm and the rest of our supportive Trade Show partners at the Delta Beauséjour – November 20th – 22nd.

Blog post written by Tara Scott, ACORN’s Organic Transition Coordinator, who can be reached by email at transition@acornorganic.org. For conference details visit www.acornconference.org.

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Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network. Vision ACORN aims to enhance the viability and growth of the Atlantic Canadian organic agricultural community through a unified regional network. Mission Statement ACORN is a non-profit organization that promotes organic agriculture by: Facilitating information exchange between and amongst organizations and individuals Coordinating non-formal education for producers through to consumers Networking with all interested parties both regionally and nationally Structure ACORN is a membership-based non-profit incorporated cooperative with an eleven member Board of Directors and an Executive Director.

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