Homegrown Success Programs to Open June 3, 2013

Program Announcement

Growing Forward 2/ Homegrown Success Program will open for application on Monday, June 3rd. 

Growing Forward 2 is the next 5 year commitment by the federal, provincial and territorial governments to ensure productivity and profitability for Canada’s agricultural sector. With a focus on innovation, competitiveness, and market development.   To read the provincial press release from today’s announcement, visit: http://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20130529001

There will be information sessions held on Monday, June 3 in an area near you.  The information sessions will be held via video equipment on at one of the locations listed below:

  • Truro, Best Western Glengarry, 7 pm
  • Amherst, Wandlynn Inn, 2 pm
  • Antigonish, Dept. of Agriculture Boardroom, 190 Beech Hill Rd., 2 pm
  • Pictou, Pictou County Wellness Centre, 7 pm (Advocate Room, 2756 Westville Rd.)
  • Mabou, Mabou Fire Hall, Rte. 19,  2 pm
  • North Sydney,CB Richmond Federation Building,105 Regent St., North Sydney, 7 pm
  • Yarmouth,NSCC Burridge Campus (room B147), 2 pm
  • Weymouth,Weymouth Library meeting room, 2 pm
  • Lawrencetown,NSCC Lawrencetown (COGS) in A/V room, 7 pm
  • Kentville, Cornwallis Room, Agricultural Centre,32 Main Street, 2 pm and 7 pm

Program guidebooks will not be printed or distributed.  You could obtain a copy from your regional office (contact information listed below) or watch for the program website to be updated with the 2013/14 program guidelines.  http://www.gov.ns.ca/agri/prm/programs/development_programs.shtml

Regional office contacts for Homegrown Success and the new GF2 programing are:

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