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Deep Roots Food Hub Annual General Meeting
November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Deep Roots Food Hub – 2021 Annual General Meeting Invitation – Nov 17, 2021
Deep Roots Food Hub (DRFH) is a not-for-profit corporation committed to transforming the local food system by collaborating with partners and stakeholders to promote growing, storing and eating local. Our goal is to connect people in our community with healthy, affordable, accessible, and locally grown produce, with special attention to food insecurity. Our vision is for a sustainable and scalable food system that is local…..everywhere… to benefit the planet and its people.
More specifically, DRFH supports local growers who use organic and regenerative methods that preserve both the nutritional value of food, and the health of our environment. DRFH also operates an off-grid root storage facility* that will make locally grown produce available throughout the Canadian Winter.
Please accept this invitation to our annual general meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 7 pm-8:30 pm.
Both Virtual (by Zoom) and Physical attendance options are available:…
The Olde Meeting House
6814 Harbour St, Fitzroy Harbour, ON
Note: Current Provincial Covid guidelines/requirements will be adhered to for the Physical meeting, and will be made more specific closer to the meeting time.
Virtual by Zoom:
The agenda of the annual meeting will include:
- Approval of Agenda
- Approval of Minutes of previous AGM February 2019
- Report from the Chair
- Business Arising
- Treasurers Report
- Nominations to the board (if any)
- Other business
“To express your intent to attend the AGM, please respond by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate whether you will be attending virtually or physically so we may plan accordingly for this event,” the board said. “Any motions must be submitted to the board for approval, in writing to email@example.com at least 14 days prior to the AGM. We cannot provide a tax receipt, but we can assure you that any donations received will be put to good use and will be gratefully received. Consider making your donation in the form of purchasing a DRFH membership for $25 (or more if you wish). This will allow you to vote at this year’s and next year’s AGM and you will also qualify for email updates on our progress. We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you can attend and contribute your voice to this meeting.”
Donations: We cannot provide a tax receipt, but we can assure you that any funds received will be put to good use and will be gratefully received! Consider making your donation in the form of purchasing a DRFH membership for $25 (or more if you wish) – this will allow you to vote at this year’s and next year’s AGM and you will also qualify for email updates on our progress.
We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you can attend and contribute your voice to this meeting!
The Deep Roots Food Hub Board
*The root cellar was constructed in 2018-2019 using over 3000 volunteer hours and generous grants from the Community Foundation of Ottawa, The City of Ottawa, and the Greenbelt Foundation. Crop storage testing during the winters of 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 was successful.