Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

September 06, 2007 11:46 ET

Media Advisory: Come Celebrate Agriculture in the City

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2007) - Come learn how research and innovation conducted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) on the Central Experimental Farm is helping to produce higher quality food and to protect Canada's environment.

Find out more about the experimental crops that grow on the Farm. See some of the 16 million specimens from AAFC's world-renowned insect collection which is celebrating its 90th anniversary. Learn about good bugs and bad bugs, as well as biofuels.

The public is invited to bring non-perishable food items or pick vegetables from our garden which will go to the Ottawa Food Bank.



EVENT: Central Experimental Farm

DATE: Saturday, September 8
TIME: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Central Experimental Farm


FREE PARKING is available off Prince of Wales Drive at the Canada Agriculture Museum. The event will take place rain or shine.

Contact Information

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Media Relations
    613-759-7972
    1-866-345-7972
    or
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Julie Plamondon
    613-759-7971