Proclamation - Ontario Agriculture Week, October 4-10, 2021

Event Name: Ontario Agriculture Week

Date: October 4 - 10, 2021

Whereas the week of October 4-10, 2021 is recognized as Ontario Agriculture Week; and

Whereas Ontario Agriculture Week is a time to celebrate food and farming across the province, and all of the farm families and producers who work tirelessly to provide an abundance of nutritious local food in Ontario; and

Whereas Ontario farmers proudly grow and produce more than 200 different food commodities for local and international markets; and

Whereas agriculture and food are the largest contributor to the economy of Northumberland
County; and

Now Therefore Be It Resolved That I, Warden Bob Crate, on behalf of Northumberland County Council do hereby proclaim the week of October 4 to October 10, 2021 as Ontario Agriculture Week in Northumberland County and encourage all citizens to support Ontario farmers by buying locally grown products; and

Further Be It Resolved That a copy of this resolution be sent to the Northumberland County Agriculture Advisory Group, the Northumberland Federation of Agriculture, MP Philip Lawrence, the Hon. David Piccini, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and the seven member municipalities.”

Dated this 29th day of September, 2021

R.J. (Bob) Crate, Warden