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SHED Talks Event at the Brussels' Barn

Updated: Jan 16

A hearty lunch and heartening conversations took place at the Brussels' Four Winds Wedding and Event Barn on Friday, December 1st, 2023. Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health had over eighty farmers attended this event where they aimed to inform and inspire connection between farmers in Huron County and beyond. 

Gateway CERH's SHED Talks project focuses on building connections and empowering the agricultural community in Huron and Perth County. Further, it focuses on the goal of reducing social isolation and lessening the daily stressors that farmers experience.

To learn more about this project, check out the SHED Talks Project page:

The Gateway CERH team would like to thank agronomist Peter "Wheat Pete" Johnson, OPP officer and farmer, Kevin Bilyea, Warden of the County of Huron, Mayor of ACW and farmer, Glen McNeil, and retired farmer, Tom Melady for making this event successful. We would also like to thank Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Lisa Thompson for attending this event and presenting kind words about Gateway CERH and our efforts to promote the health of farmers within our community.

To learn more about this event, there is an inspiring article on SHED Talks was written in the Huron Citizen. Read here:

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