Workshop offers a taste of food, farming careers

Nanaimo Foodshare Society hosts an agri-food career fair Thursday (Dec. 15) at John Barsby Community School.

Young people wanting work in the food service, agriculture or horticulture industries have an chance to learn more about job opportunities.

Nanaimo Foodshare Society hosts an agri-food career fair Thursday (Dec. 15) at John Barsby Community School from 1-4 p.m.

Participants can network with more than 20 employers from a variety of services including restaurants, farms, landscapers, golf courses and grocery stores.

Refreshments are available from the Foodshare Club Cafe for those who attend and complete a passport by meeting with employers.

The career fair is for unemployed people between 15 and 30 years old.

For more information or to register, please call Stephen Cochrane, event coordinator, at 250-753-9393, go to www.nanaimofoodshare.ca or e-mail foodshareadmin@shaw.ca.