June 13, 2014

Dinner to honor the past inductees in the Agriculture Hall of Fame

  • Place : Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, C'town
  • Time : 06:00
  • Contact : Phil Ferraro
  • Details : Dinner to honor the past inductees in the Agriculture Hall of Fame The Prince Edward Island Farm Centre Association will host a dinner on Friday, June 13, 2014 at 6:30pm honouring the Prince Edward Island Inductees in the Atlantic Agricultural Hall of Fame. The Honourable George T. Webster, Minister of PEI Agriculture and the Honourable Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor will be in attendance to welcome the honorees and acknowledge the contribution that they have made to Island agriculture. Special guest and keynote speaker, Dr. John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural & Applied Economics, University of Missouri will present the keynote and address the audience with remarks from his most recent book, ‘Crisis and Opportunity in Agriculture.’ Dr. Ikerd is a widely celebrated economist, teacher, author and public advocate for a socially responsible, environmentally sustainable and economically viable food system. He urges a shift away from our current economic system of “more cheap stuff” towards one which recognizes and protects the unique human and natural characteristics of our communities. Dinner Tickets $50. Dr. John Ikerd’s presentation only (7:30 pm) $10 donation -30- For more information: Phil Ferraro, General Manager PEI Farm Centre 420 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PE (902)892-3419 email: phil@peiadapt.com www.peifarmcentre.com Dr. John Ikerd 702 South 8th St. Circle Fairfield, IA 52556 phone: (641)209-9906 email: jeikerd@gmail.com website: http://web.missouri.edu/~ikerdj/ and: http://www.johnikerd.com

Kitchen Party!

  • Place : Centre Expo-Festival
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : (902) 854-3300
  • Details : As part of the PEI 2014 Celebrations, le Centre Expo-Festival presents the « Kitchen Party » series every Friday night. This Friday, starting at 9:00 pm to 12:00 am, a "Kitchen Party" with Remi Arsenault, Fayo and Pascal Miousse! Cover charge is $5 and you must be 19 years of age or older. Come on down for some great down home music, great food, and great people.