OTTAWA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016 – The Canada Agriculture and Food Museum is thrilled to announce that Lynn Crawford, renowned chef, Food Network Canada star and author, is now an official Museum ambassador. Chef Crawford will be working closely with the Museum to promote food literacy in Canadians from coast to coast to coast!
Through events at the Museum, online videos, and social media outreach, Chef Crawford will promote the Museum’s goal of connecting Canadians with where their food comes from. The Museum and Chef Crawford are already hard at work growing the next generation of Canadian chefs by way of interactive cooking demonstrations, food-themed summer camps, educational programs, and partnerships with likeminded individuals.
Visitors to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum will have the opportunity to meet Lynn at Baconpalooza 2016.
“I’m thrilled to be partnering with the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum to promote food literacy for Canadians of all ages. As a working farm in the heart of our nation’s capital, the Museum helps connect people with where their food comes from, and best of all… they have fun doing it!”
–Chef Lynn Crawford, Food Network Celebrity Chef
“We are very excited to partner with Canadian Chef Lynn Crawford who is an advocate for using quality ingredients in cooking and connecting people with where their food comes from. Chef Crawford’s support and advice will help the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum deliver on its commitment to promote food literacy, especially to youth.”
–Alex Benay, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
About Lynn Crawford
Celebrity chef and award-nominated cookbook author Lynn Crawford has over 25 years of culinary experience, and stars in Food Network Canada’s popular show Pitchin’ In. The show — among one of the highest rated cooking shows — follows Lynn as she visits farmers, growers, and fishermen across North America in search of the freshest and best ingredients. Lynn’s cooking philosophy is that the creation of a delicious meal requires passion and quality ingredients.
About the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
Canada’s unique agricultural heritage and future are celebrated at the Museum. Explore the sights and sounds of farm life through the animal barns, exhibitions, treasures from the collection, hands-on activities, and food demonstrations. The Museum is located on the Central Experimental Farm, a 425-hectare crop research station and National Historic Site, just minutes from Parliament Hill by car, and steps from the Rideau Canal, Ornamental Gardens, and Dominion Arboretum.