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Cook, Shoot, Eat!

Food styling with Ruth Gangbar: Cook, Shoot, Eat
Sat 21 June 2 – 4 PM

Join us for this special workshop with the very gifted Ruth Gangbar  as your guide to the world of food styling.

Gain insights into how you can create vivid and irresistible images of your product. Our practice subject will be High Tea and we’ll provide the food and props. Our focus will be on the food styling – photography technique is for another occasion – so feel free to bring your phone camera, and props too – your favourite china cup, linen, cake stand.

This is a hands-on workshop, with spaces limited to twelve people, so don’t delay. You will find this a most valuable two-hour investment in your business.

County Business Cultivator

Join us for the County Business Cultivator on Wednesday June 11 when our guest is Neil Carbone, Director of Community Development for Prince Edward County.

Neil’s department is driving the new Community Development Strategic Plan, and with the closure of Taste the County, is taking on a coordinating role for The County’s destination marketing activities.

This is your chance to discuss Community Development’s plans to draw visitors, investors and new residents to the County.

Potluck supper starts at 6:15 and the meeting begins with introductions at 7.

Aromatherapy Make & Take Class

Get Set for Summer! Make & Take Class

Next Thursday, June 5th, 7:00PM at Hillier Hall:

Learn how to make your own summer remedies: Owie salve for bites and stings, bug repellent and hand sanitizer – all green, all natural, all with essential oils.

Call/text Jen at 613-438-5955 or Kyley at 613-885-9016 to register. $10 materials fee – prepayment required to hold your spot. Maximum 10 – book now so you don’t miss out!

County Business Cultivator – Cynthia Peters – May 14

cynthiapetersCynthia Peters, chef and owner of From the Farm Cooking School, joins us May 14 to explore the many benefits of partnering with other businesses to create a special event or offer a special service.

Creating events or services partnerships can be relatively simple to plan and implement, and so is particularly suited to small businesses and sole proprietorships. From her wealth of experience, Cynthia will share many examples of events she has participated in or initiated in partnership with another business. We are certain you will find some great ideas to jumpstart your own business, and stimulate new approaches to reach new markets, enhance your brand, and grow sales.

Join us for potluck at 6:30. Introductions begin at 7:15 and Cynthia’s presentation will run until 9, including time for small breakout groups to brainstorm partnering ideas. At 9 we’ll have time for 3 people to make a 5 minute pitch on their business or business-to-be and receive 5 minutes of feedback. Sign up on the Facebook page or email Jane Macdonald or Peta Shelton directly.

The County Business Cultivator is a group of women doing business (or thinking about it) in the County and beyond and we participate in this group to discover opportunities, discuss ideas, and share resources, in a supportive, informal setting. 

We meet the second Wednesday of the month, at Hillier Hall. The meetings are free of charge, open to all women in the County and beyond and are sponsored by the Recreation Committee at Hillier Hall.

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