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Island Good – Recipes for Success


Island Good – Recipes for Sucess

Buying local products has never been more important…

COVID 19 has moved the dial on supporting local products from ‘nice idea’ to ‘essential for our security’. Supply chain disruption and concerns about product quality and reliability of imported products has shown us our vulnerability to disruption. With the benefit of the Island Good brand raising public awareness and local government sponsorship, Island Good producers and retailers have seen sales increase and markets expand. At the same time, Island Good licensing has increased by more than 400%.

Join this storytelling session at the hybrid ‘State of the Island’ Economic Summit and get inspired by business owners who are making stuff you need.

Thank you to H2 Accelerator for sponsoring this session.



Dr. Sylvain Charlebois – the “Food Professor” Keynote at the Upcoming Economic Summit

It’s getting complicated out there, and that’s a good thing!

The Canadian agri-food landscape is continuously changing to remain competitive. Disruptions in how Canadian consumers shop and buy food are a constant in today’s fast changing world. As the line between food service and retailing blurs, how will this impact agriculture and farming in general? By examining food cultures and trends more closely, along with climate change implications, Dr. Sylvain Charlebois will engage in an open dialogue about food systems opportunities for the Island.

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a Professor in food distribution and policy in the Faculties of Management and Agriculture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is also the Senior Director of the Agri-food Analytics Lab, also located at Dalhousie University.

Thank you to EDC for sponsoring this session.

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