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Among my questions was the natural one for a skeptic to ask. “How are you going to convince farmers to take on an agency and pay all those fees?”

Seated across from me in a Guelph restaurant called Borealis — a thriving, trendy, happening sort of place that describes itself as “obsessively local” — agency execs JoAnn McArthur and Len Kahn didn’t pause.

“We aren’t,” said Kahn.

“Farmers will decide for themselves when the time is right,” Kahn said. “It’s like knowing it’s time to get an accountant.”

“It will come from their own business goals… they won’t need anyone to tell them.”

McArthur and Kahn are betting that a growing number of farmers will begin deciding an agency is exactly what they need, and that it will become a powerful new dynamic in Canadian agriculture.

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Nourish Food Marketing, agri­-marketing specialist Kahntact, and government relations experts, The GPS Group, are coming together under the Nourish Network brand to offer fully integrated “Field to Fork” marketing, PR, and government relations services…

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Kahntact welcomes Joey Sabljic as communications specialist

Joey SabljicGuelph-based, agri-marketing communications agency Kahntact is pleased to announce that Joey Sabljic has recently joined their team as communications specialist.

In this role, Sabljic will have a variety of responsibilities, including copy writing, editing and proofreading; public and media relations; video production and coordination; digital and social media development, and project management.

“Joey comes to us with a strong background in content creation and communications,” says Kahntact President and Strategist Len Kahn. “He is a strong, creative writer with skills in video production and editing that will be an asset to the team and our clients.”

Before joining Kahntact, Sabljic worked for four-and-a-half years at Syngenta Canada in corporate communications and as a branding and content specialist on the marketing team.

Sabljic first discovered his passion for agriculture and communications while working as student writer and coordinator of the SPARK (Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge) program at the University of Guelph, where he also earned his honours English degree.