Janet is a partner with husband Brian in the family business, Whitfield Farms Ltd., a grain and oil seed farm in Mulmur. For thirty years, they also operated Whitfield Farms Catering and Janet brings a tremendous amount of experience in small business management, event planning and human resources. Currently, Janet is Executive Director of the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance. Through her involvement with the board of the Alliance, she has had significant responsibility in policy development and project management for land use, economic development and local food issues on a provincial and regional basis.
Janet has been a Councillor for Mulmur Township since 2014. She also represents Dufferin County as Commissioner for the Niagara Escarpment Commission. As a Mulmur council member she also serves on the Shelburne and District Fire Board, the Mulmur Community Events Committee, the Authors in the Hills of Mulmur Committee and the Mulmur Economic Development Committee. In the past, Janet has served as Chair of several provincial organizations including Farm Start, Sustain Ontario and the Rural Ontario Institute.
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