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Thursday, February 27 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Farm To Table: Exploring Local Alberta Canola and Pulses [*PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED*] PREREG REQUIRED!

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Did you know that canola is Canada’s oil and is a Canadian innovation? That Canada is the number one exporter of pulses like peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas in the world? Join Tara with Alberta Canola Producers and Debra with Alberta Pulse Growers in this interactive session to learn more about the significance of these commodities to agriculture in Alberta. We will also explore some of the common myths about canola and pulses and see how to add these great Alberta commodities to your curriculum. Get your taste buds ready to try some samples showcasing Alberta canola and pulses!

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Debra McLennan

Food & Nutrition Coordinator, Alberta Pulse Growers
Debra McLennan is a Registered Dietitian with over 20 years experience in health care, education and industry. Debra now brings her passion for food and nutrition to her role as Food & Nutrition Coordinator with Alberta Pulse Growers where she enthusiastically encourages everyone... Read More →
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Tara Baycroft

School and Agriculture Coordinator, Alberta Canola
Tara Baycroft is the Agriculture and Education Coordinator for Alberta Canola. She is new to this role but not new to teaching and has taught various CTS Foods classes and has a Science background and grew up in a rural setting. She has a major in Biological Studies and minor in Human... Read More →