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Alberta hosting Hortsnacks@Night X2 in January

December 23, 2014  By Press release

December 23, 2014, Edmonton, Alta – Hortsnacks@Night sessions take place January 6, 2015, at the Strathcona Community Centre in Sherwood Park and January 22, 2015, at the Arber Greenhouse in Wetaskiwin.

“The January 6 session features Connie Kehler, who is the executive director of the Saskatchewan Herb and Spice Association,” says Dustin Morton, commercial horticulture specialist, Alberta Ag-Info Centre, Stettler. “She has been working in the area of Good Agriculture and Collection Practices (GACP) for a number of years and is an expert in protocol and developing standard operating procedures (SOPs). In this interactive workshop, growers are invited to bring two areas in their operation that they see as critical points in order to develop SOPs as well as a better understanding of how to implement them into their business.”

The January 22 presenter is Kristen Cumming of Cantos Performance Management.


“Kristen an expert in the areas of business relations and leadership,” says Morton. “She’ll be discussing best practices for attracting and retaining the best employees and how to lead them to success within your farm direct business.”

There is no cost for either event and snacks will be provided. Both run from 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m. and have a one-hour presentation followed by a discussion. To register, call 1-800-387-6030.

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