Soil Matters: Register for the Largest Organic Conference in Atlantic Canada

Posted by Monica Allaby on November 09, 2015

The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN) will be hosting its 15th Annual Celebratory Conference and Trade Show from November 23rd-25th, 2015, at the Delta Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, PEI.

The conference is an exciting, three-day event, that brings together organic farmers, processors, and businesses from across the region. Over 50 workshops will highlight Atlantic Canada’s diverse agricultural community, including:

A Soil Symposium celebrating 2015 International Year of the Soils, featuring Rodale Institutes’s Jeff Moyer;

A dedicated Farmer’s Market Stream in partnership with Farmer’s Markets of Nova Scotia and the Charlottetown Market;

A range of workshops on Horticulture, Livestock, Grain and Field Crops, Seed, Homesteading, Biodiversity and more!

As part of the Conference, ACORN will be hosting a 100% organic Banquet and Keynote talk  on Tuesday, November 24, with an informal reception beginning at 5:00 PM and the meal beginning at 6:30 PM.

Banquet Menu Teaser:

  • Starter: Pear & Squash Soup with toasted pumpkin seed (vegan/gluten-free)
  • Entrée: Fork Tender Dark Beer & Cilantro Braised Beef Chuck Flat  (w/Gluten Free option) with side dish
  • OR: Porto Bella Mushroom Stack with grilled eggplant, zucchini, smoked tofu tossed in basil oil and finished with balsamic glaze (vegetarian option!) with side dish
  • Dessert: Berry-mixed compote on sponge cake presented in a fancy martini glass topped with Crème Anglaise! Served with organic tea and coffee.

Price: $40 ACORN Member ($50 non-member)* OR Free with full conference pass

Time & Location: The banquet will start at 6:30 PM at the Delta Prince Edward

To register for the conference and banquet, please visit:

For more information on the event, contact ACORN:

Toll Free: 1.866.322.2676
Local: 506.536.2867
Fax: 506.536.0221