A collective of Osler-area food producers is hoping a lot of locals and visitors will hit the “Local Food Trail” this summer. That’s the name of their new food route, a project they’ve been working on for over a year, in response to the growing local food movement.
The initiative is a joint effort between the Saskatoon Food Council (SFC), the Town of Osler, the RM of Corman Park and Osler area food producers.
“We had some encouraging involvement by the Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Association (SREDA), who completed a major analysis about the economic impact, the demographics and the potential for this trail to draw people from the city or off the highway into the Osler area,” said Gord Ens, executive director of the SFC. Continue reading “Osler ‘Local Food Trail’ showcases area producers”→
Indigenous people who want to study economic development at Great Plains College (GPC) will soon have access to a new scholarship provided by Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority (SREDA).
The SREDA Indigenous Economic Development Scholarship (SEIDS) will be available to students in their first or second year of study in the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development program.
The initiative is the result of a partnership between SREDA, the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network (SFNEDN) and Great Plains College. Representatives from each made the announcement at GPC on Wednesday.