Webinar: COG: Addressing the Gaps in the Domestic Organic Supply Chain

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While many farmers transition to organic production, barriers to getting products to market remain a critical risk. Learn about the systemic, cultural, and sectoral barriers that persist in the Canadian organic supply chain and discover solutions that everyone can act on. This is the first time that findings from COG’s recently completed three year study on barriers and solutions to Canada’s organic supply chain will be shared publicly. Presented by Deirdre Laframboise — COG’s Executive Director — and Harry Cummings — Director at Harry Cummings & Associates.


Deirdre Laframboise: Deirdre is the Executive Director of Canadian Organic Growers. Her career has focused in the areas of sustainability and health in the not-for-profit sector. She co-founded and led the charity Clean Air Champions to international and national awards for its ground-breaking, curriculum-connected programming in air quality, climate change and health. She went on to lead two other national charities as Executive Director including the Canadian Climate Forum and the Canadian Water Resources Association. Deirdre also served as Director, Knowledge and Sector Development at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities where she led a team responsible for designing two national energy efficiency and affordable housing programs. She has served on several national science and research advisory and is a two-time certified trainee of The Climate Reality Project. Deirdre has a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies (minor in Biology) and a Master’s in Environmental Resources Management (minor in Business Administration). She was a member of a national sport team and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and being active outdoors.

Harry Cummings: Harry is the Director of Harry Cummings and Associates (HCA) which was established in 1997. Harry has a Masters and Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University in Massachusetts and a B.A. (HON) Geography from Western University in London, Ontario. He is a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and Credentialed Evaluator. He speaks English, Indonesian and French fluently.

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Webinar: COG: Addressing the Gaps in the Domestic Organic Supply Chain

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