Date: Feb. 24 — Feb. 26, 2011
Location: Vineland Station & St. Catharines, ON


OIA Niagara Branch Meeting & Tour

Thurs. Feb. 24 & Sat. Feb. 26, 2011

Vineland Station & St. Catharines, ON


Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

Program

  • The Ontario Maple Syrup Industry - The Challenges and Opportunities for  This Sweet Industry

 

Speaker

  • Todd Leuty, AgroForestry Specialist, OMAFRA

 

Time 

  • 6:30 pm - fellowship 
  • 7:00 pm - program (no dinner!)

 

Location & Direction

  • Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, Rittenhouse Hall
    4890 Victoria Ave. North, Vineland Station (map)
  • Exit 57 of QEW [Vineland/Victoria Ave./Hwy 24 Exit]; take NORTH toward Vineland; turn RIGHT onto South Service Road; turn RIGHT onto Victoria Ave./Hwy 24; continue to follow Victoria Ave. to 4890 Victoria Ave.

 

NO Reservation Required 

 


Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011

Breakfast & Tour

  • White Meadows Farms

 

Time 

  • 8:30 am - buffet breakfast with a guided tour through sugar bush to follow 

 

Location & Direction

  • White Meadows Farms
    2519 Effingham Street, St. Catharines (map)
  • Exit 57 of QEW [Vineland/Victoria Ave./RR 24 Exit]; turn RIGHT at Marina Blvd.; turn LEFT at Victoria Ave./Hwy 24; turn LEFT at 8th Ave.; continue onto Regional Road 69; turn RIGHT at Wessel Dr.; take SOUTH on Effingham St. to 2519 White Meadows Farms

 

Cost 

  • $10 ~ $15 per person 

 

Reservation Required 

  • Please confirm reservations to Neil Miles by Thursday, Feb. 24th by e-mail at: miles.neil@sympatico.ca or by phone at  905-687-6964.

 

Note 

  • Tour participants should wear warm clothes and good hiking boots - dress for the weather and be prepared to walk through hilly terrain.  The tour takes about an hour.

 

 

 


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