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2014 AGM Details are finalized

i Apr 17th No Comments by

The 2014 Annual General Meeting AGM for our co-operative is scheduled for Sunday, April 27th, 2014 at 5 pm at the Tatamagouche Centre in Tatamagouche.

Guest speaker Yuri Montanholi, Assistant Professor Department of Plant and Animal Sciences, Dalhousie Universtiy (Beef Research Chair) has volunteered to talk on ‘Beef Research in the Maritimes’ immediately following registration.

We hope to start the business meeting proper by 5:40 pm.

Director nominations will be finalized at the meeting and we hope to vote (members only) at 6:15 pm leaving enough time for additional questions and suggestions before the GM foods Speaker tour at 7 pm, also at the Tatamagouche Centre.

If you have a “New Business” item, or director nomination letting us know (info@grassrootsupcoop.ca) by 7:30 on Tuesday the 22nd.

Member update packets will be available at the meeting and sent out by preferably electronically (to save costs) after the meeting to those who request the same.

Just Us Coffee and Tea (and cooked Linden Leas beef snacks) will be available.
Offer a ride, need a ride: let us know too.
You can RSVP to let us know you’re coming.

We hope to see you there!

2014 AGM – We need your input

i Apr 13th No Comments by

We have two options for this year’s AGM.  We need your help to ensure we plan a session that works for most people. Please provide your input below to help us plan the event.  We will confirm the date and time next week.


Tatamagouch – Sunday April 27th at 5pm at the Tatamagouch Centre.  This meeting time will precede a presentation on GMO/GE Foods & Health and provides an opportunity to attend both.


Truro – Monday April 28th at 7pm at the Perennia building, Innovation Park.

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Genetically Engineered Foods & Your Health

i Apr 13th No Comments by

Interested in learning more about the impacts of genetic engineering on our food? Join Dr. Thierry Vrain and Mr. Tony Mitra for a presentation and discussion about the concerns of GE foods and how you can take action.

Sunday April 27, 2014
Tatamagouch Centre

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