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Shedden Breakfast on the Farm largest to date 


July 5, 2017
By Farm and Food Care Ontario

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Breakfast on the Farm provides a unique opportunity for farmers and non‐farming Ontarians to have a conversation about food and farming. Farm and Food Care Ontario

July 5, 2017, Shedden, Ont. – Farm & Food Care Ontario‘s latest Breakfast on the Farm event, held at Donkers’ Family Farm in Shedden on June 24, was another enormous success.

With 200 volunteers, 40 sponsors, 35 exhibitors and 2,500 farm visitors, it was by far the largest event to date.

Overall, 180 kilograms of buttermilk pancake mix, 5,800 slices of bacon, 1,512 cartons of milk, 200 litres of apple cider, 9,120 eggs and 24 litres of maple syrup were consumed. Leftover foodstuffs were donated to the St. Thomas-Elgin Food Bank.

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