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MRC consults on direction of AgriSaveur project

by Sophie Kuijper Dickson
Pontiac
Feb. 12, 2024
Two surveys are being circulated by the MRC Pontiac collecting public feedback on what direction the MRC’s new AgriSaveur project should take.
The vision for the project, as the MRC’s economic director for agriculture Shanna Armstrong described it, is to open a food processing centre that will offer local producers resources to transform raw goods they produce on-farm into additional products that can be sold to consumers.
The MRC is imagining that along with a new facility with big kitchen spaces available to producers as well as meeting and training spaces, the project would include the development of a local agricultural brand that could be used to market Pontiac products to consumers elsewhere.
“If it’s someone needing space for catering, or someone who has leftover . . .

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