A Celebration of Rural Living with Margaret Atwood

22 June 2014 12:00 PM till 03:00 PM

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Event Description

Please join us for an afternoon of celebrating rural living with Margaret Atwood. From a country BBQ to guest speakers, we aim to immerse you in what rural communities have to offer Ontario. 


Gates Open at 11:30 am

First Nations Drumming Circle at 12:00 pm

Speakers Begin at 12:30


Emcee - Dale Goldhawk


Supporting Speakers:


Shirley Boxem, Food and Water First - "The Importance of Farmland Preservation"


David Donnelly, Donnelly Law - "Learning from Mistakes and Building a Better Future for Ontario"


Sandy Buxton, Midhurst Ratepayers' Association - "The Midhurst Story"


Keynote Address:  Margaret Atwood - "Why Community Matters and Her Journey into Getting Involved"


On Site Activities:

Margaret Atwood Book Signing (after speeches)


Local Farmer Tables


Children's Craft Area


Local Artisans


Country BBQ


Information and Community Group Booths



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22 June 2014

12:00 PM

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Wrico Holsteins Farm
2064 Russell Road
L0L 1X0

About the organizer

Midhurst Ratepayers' Association
The Midhurst Ratepayers' Association is a group of dedicated taxpayers who are committed to promoting a positive vision of growth for its community and all of rural Ontario. We believe that growth should not be at the expense of our foodlands, clean water or natural heritage. Our legacy will be what we leave for future generations - let's work towards a legacy we can all be proud of.



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