Online Workshops

Sturgeon County is home to many remarkable businesses in the agriculture sector. During these challenging times, local businesses have long known they have a strong ability to adapt. This series of online workshops was created to connect with agri-businesses to share business supports and collaborate to create new and innovative opportunities.

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Agri-Business

Held On: Thursday April 9, 2020

How has COVID-19 impacted your agribusiness operation in Sturgeon County? Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw hosted this conversation with other Sturgeon County administrative representatives. Discussion included Provincial and Federal supports and brainstorming to collaborate on ways we can come out of this challenging time stronger than ever. 

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Value-Added Agriculture Workshop

Held On: Thursday April 16, 2020

This webinar focuses on conversation and information for producers, agri-tourism businesses, market gardens and more! Presenters include Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw, Gary Hughes of Sobeys, Kirsta Franke of Wildheart Collective and David Arthurs of Hickling Arthurs Low sharing their thoughts around new opportunities for growers.

Due to technical difficulties, the webinar video is unavailable. Please email if you would like to be notified if Sturgeon County plans to host this webinar again at a later date.

Horticulture Ag Workshop

Held On: Monday, April 20, 2020

Calling all greenhouses, sod farms, landscapers and tree nurseries! We want to hear about your business challenges, opportunities, and what modified services you may be providing during this challenging time. Sturgeon County Mayor, Alanna Hnatiw, County officials, and Michiel Verheul of Hi Q Greenhouses share perspective and advice regarding changes to the industry and the consumer shift to wanting to purchase local food.

Large Commodity and Export Workshop

Held On: Thursday, April 23, 2020

We discuss challenges and opportunities in grain farming, livestock producing, dairy farming, poultry farming and more during this webinar. Sturgeon County Mayor Alanna Hnatiw, Carlo Dade and Sharon Sun of Canada West Foundation, Neil Blue of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and David Arthurs of Hickling Arthurs Low discuss how Sturgeon County can assist with growth and share agri-innovation perspective and insight.

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