AFC is an industry-led non-profit society (est. 1994), comprised of members from across Alberta's agri-food industry. Acting as a catalyst, AFC encourages growth, sustainability, competitiveness & innovation.
AFC is seeking four passionate and creative individuals for the Board of Directors.
Contact Melissa for more information.
Research supports program development for rural Alberta women agri-food entrepreneurs
Edmonton, AB – The Agriculture & Food Council (AFC) is pleased to announce the release of the Success for Women in Agri-Food (S4WAg) Needs Assessment Report. This report summarizes the research completed in identifying and assessing barriers rural Alberta women entrepreneurs face. A program, focused specifically on rural Alberta women entrepreneurs across the agriculture and agri-food value chain, including those in leading roles in primary production to processing or value added businesses, will be developed and delivered in Fairview, Vermillion, Parkland County, Olds, and Lethbridge. A debut event will be held November 19th, 2016in each of these locations with excellent speakers to give a preview of the elements of upcoming 2017 program.