Celebration of Rural Living with Margaret Atwood


12:00 am


Wrico Holsteins Farm
2064 Russell Rd, Midhurst

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Please join us for an afternoon of celebrating rural living with Margaret Atwood. From a country BBQ to guest speakers, we aim to immerse you in what rural communities have to offer Ontario. 

Doors open at 11.30

Drumming Circle at 12

Speakers – Begins at 12:30

Emcee – Dale Goldhawk

Supporting Speakers:

Shirley Boxem, Food and Water First – “The Importance of Farmland Preservation”

David Donnelly, Donnelly Law – “Learning from Mistakes and Building a Better Future for Ontario”

Sandy Buxton, Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association – “The Midhurst Story”

Keynote Address:  Margaret Atwood – “Why Community Matters and Her Journey into Getting Involved”

On Site Activities:

  • Margaret Atwood Book Signing (after speeches)
  • Local Farmer Tables
  • Children’s Craft Area
  • Local Artisans
  • Country BBQ
  • Information and Community Group Booths

Pre registration and payment is required for this event as spaces are limited.

Tickets are $20. Kids under 12 are free.

Buy tickets here!