New video series highlights agriculture sector in SL

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January 15, 2022 7:26am

Sarnia-Lambton farmers, producers, And completely different people Inside the agrienterprise are being showcased in A mannequin new video collection.

Native Serving to Native, an initiative involving Sarnia-Lambton Financial Partnership (SLEP) and the Lambton Federation of Agriculture, Consists of a collection of brief movies that cowl agriculture enterprise primeics.

SLEP Financial Enchancment Officer Shauna Carr said they actually Concentrating on what was of revenue to the local agriculture sector, with the expertise that’s already right here.

“So, these movies are succession planning, they’re round innovation in agriculture, they’re round worth added agriculture, they’re round profession pathmethods, planning for the agriculture sector, environmental stewardship, and rising partnerships.”

Carr said it’s all To level out local people The biggest Method to make it Inside the sector in Lambton county. She said the movies are meant for these in agrienterprise.

“So as that They will study from their friends,” said Carr. “However it’s additionally good information For Lots of the Individuals who mightbe aren’t as strong Inside the agriculture sector And want to solely know what’s occurring Inside Their very personal group.”

Carr said it’s important For A lot of who Want to increase and innovate, to share ideas and work collectively. She said agriculture Is Amongst The numerous prime three economic drivers for Lambton county.

“So it’s Essential that it not solely survives, however it thrives and — pardon the pun — continues to develop. And We now have good numbers Of expertise in all Of these completely different areas.”

Carr added That people Want to know wright here their meals is coming from, particularly As a Outcome of the pandemic hit

“Wright here the agriculture sector Goes And the method They will envelop that into Their very personal lives, and understand wright here The current chain is for the meals that they’re consuming, the merchandise they’re consuming and wright here They will get them.”

The Native Serving to Native enterprise additionally includes webinar collection on January 18 and 19 and An alternative for these Inside the sector to share what obstacles They might be dealing with. The enterprise is funded Partially by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

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