Rural Entrepreneurs Advancing Prosperity


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Speaker: Carol Tyler
Session: Ontario’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs - Cultivating a Patchwork Quilt of Ethnic Foods

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Rural Entrepreneurs Advancing Prosperity

  1. 1. Rural Entrepreneurs Advancing Prosperity REAPontario inspiring immigrant innovation BRING FOOD HOME November 17, 2013 Project of OMAF-MRA New Directions Research Fund and Workforce Planning Boards - Ontario
  2. 2. Making success happen!  Real agri-food sector businesses – Real people with real business stories  Using value-added contributions to create positive change for families, businesses and business partners and community well-being  Shaping the solutions
  3. 3. Business Stories  Canada-China Agriculture and Food Development Exchange Centre – Youming Zhao  Laza Catering – Melku Gebrekristos  FarmStart – Sri Sethuratnam  Vege-Hut – Michael Harris  Ulett’s Pride – Janet Ulett  Ontario Immigrant Network [OIN] – Rodolfo Martinez
  4. 4. Canadian Agritours to China Repr. Your Products in Asia Investment Opportunities China's Agr/Agri-Food Events Giving Back to Communities CCAgr's Team Sell Your Farm/Ag Bus Consulting Services President's Bio Canadian Food Store R & D Support News Releases Today China Agri-news Client Testimony Our Past Newsletters
  5. 5. Eritrean / Ethiopian Cuisine Enjoy the Great Taste of East Africa from Local Produce LAZA CATERING Melku Gebrekristos
  6. 6. FarmStart
  7. 7. Vege Hut
  8. 8. Ulett’s Pride Thursday, February, 21, 2013 - 10:10:50 AM    African Caribbean food, music and dance People are invited to celebrate Black History Month with a taste of Caribbean and east African food, music and dance at a special event Feb. 23. The African Caribbean event, hosted by Ulett’s Pride Kitchen and Laza Catering, is being held at the Polish Hall, 5 Empire St., from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets are available at the Guelph Farmers’ Market or at 543 Speedvale Ave. E.  For more information, call Laza Catering at 519-731-2204 or Ulett’s at 519-546-6599. Hillside Festival
  9. 9. Ontario Immigrant Network Successful immigrant entrepreneur Shawn Lee, a South Korean immigrant who successfully manages the Pantry Mart in Aylmer Ontario.
  10. 10. Ontario Immigrant Network
  11. 11. REAPontario Research Project
  12. 12. Why, who so far
  13. 13. You are the difference
  14. 14. Prosperity in new ways REAPontario carol 1-519-822-1084/1-519-994-3242/1-855-629-3082 [msgs only] Project of OMAF-MRA New Directions Research Fund + Workforce Planning Boards – Ontario along with 1600 grass-roots stakeholders [Three year initiative **** Province-wide]