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West Nipissing East Sudbury Federation of Agriculture

Neil Tarlton, Ontario Federation of Agriculture
Member Service Representative for Algoma, Manitoulin-North Shore, Sudbury West, Sudbury East, West Nipissing
81 Laura Avenue
Lively, Ontario
P3Y 1A4
Tel.: 705-692-7276
Fax: 705-692-7208  

West Nipissing East Sudbury Dairy Producers Committee

Jean-Pierre Beaulieu, President
Tel.: 705-898-7802 

West Nipissing Soil and Crop Improvement Association

Mitch Deschatelets, President
Tel.: 705-753-9470

Normand Delorme, Secretary
Tel.: 705-594-2324

West Nipissing East Sudbury Agricultural Support Projects Inc.

John Parsons, General Manager
Tel.: 705-753-0730 

Sudbury West Nipissing Cattlemen's Association

Adrian Verhoeven, President
Tel.: 705-865-2480 

Nipissing Hay Producers Association

Daniel Olivier
Tel.: 705-594-9016

West Nipissing Agricultural Advisory Committee

The mission statement of this committee is to provide priority and direction for municipal concerns relating to agriculture that will contribute to a properous and sustainable farming community in West Nipissing. The generally high quality of agricultural land in parts of West Nipissing has given rise to a prosperous farming industry. It is essential to recognize the importance of agriculture to the local economic base, as an employment source and as a foundation for the rural way of life.

Experience in agriculture or conservation, volunteer work on other farming or rural committee and boards and good communication skills would be considered assets.

Melanie Ducharme, Municipal Clerk/Planner
Municipality of West Nipissing
Tel: 705-753-6926

West Nipissing Agricultural Task Force

This Committee consists of 5 sector members and five community/Chamber members.

Staff will learn more about the needs and services offered by the farming community. 10 farms will be visited, with information collected being shared with the Task Force Committee.

Assist staff in coordinating Trade Show (Feast on the Farm event) and Agriculture Symposium


Jolene Lisk, Project Manager
West Nipissing Chamber of Commerce
Tel.: 705-753-5672 

Sudbury / West Nipissing Meat Producers

The Sudbury West Nipissing Meat Producers are a local group of farmers dedicated to producing local trusted products. Many of our farms have been passed down through generations and the extensive experience and quality we possess is unmatched. Each farm is unique, producing quality meat and processing our product through Creative Meats for our customer needs.


Adrian Verhoeven, Executive Board Chairman and Producer
Tel.: 705-865-2480  

Northern Ontario Agri-Food Education & Marketing Inc.

Northern Ontario Agri-Food Education and Marketing Inc. (NOAFEM for short) was established to increase consumers awareness of the Ontario agri-food industry, highlighting northern and local production.


Pat Marcotte, Secretary
Tel.: 705-694-5686 

Northeastern Ontario New Farmers Network 

Allison Muckle, Coordinator
Tel.: 705-694-0165 

Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency - District 11

The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency is a producer operated organization which represents all aspects of the sheep, lamb and wool industry in the Province of Ontario. It was established to encourage, promote and represent the industry. The OSMA's activities work to improve the marketing of sheep, lamb and wool through producer education, promotional campaigns, consumer education and public awareness.


Colleen Alloi, District Director
Tel.: 705-248-3287 

Sudbury and District Beekeepers Association

The Sudbury & District Beekeepers Association is a non-profit club for area beekeepers who want to develop their beekeeping skills and network with fellow beekeepers.


Wayne Leblanc, President
Tel.: 705-692-5925