Where do you live in Algoma? (e.g. Bruce Mines, Tarbutt Additional, Laird)

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* 1. Where do you live in Algoma? (e.g. Bruce Mines, Tarbutt Additional, Laird)

Where do you see yourself in the agri-food value chain?

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* 2. Where do you see yourself in the agri-food value chain?

What is your business development stage? (select the stage that is most applicable to your business)

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* 3. What is your business development stage? (select the stage that is most applicable to your business)

Which agricultural sector do you belong to? Select all that apply.

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* 4. Which agricultural sector do you belong to? Select all that apply.

Do you currently perform any sort of processing (on or off-farm, food business, etc.)? If so, what do you produce? Select all that apply.

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* 5. Do you currently perform any sort of processing (on or off-farm, food business, etc.)? If so, what do you produce? Select all that apply.

Where or to whom are you currently selling your processed products? Select all that apply.

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* 6. Where or to whom are you currently selling your processed products? Select all that apply.

Do you have any interest in developing processed agri-food products for your farm or business idea?

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* 7. Do you have any interest in developing processed agri-food products for your farm or business idea?

If you would like to pursue agri-food processing, what is preventing you from doing so? Select all that apply.

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* 8. If you would like to pursue agri-food processing, what is preventing you from doing so? Select all that apply.

Have you ever used off-farm commercial kitchens or facilities?

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* 9. Have you ever used off-farm commercial kitchens or facilities?

When considering and creating value-added products for your farm, have any been a success in the past?

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* 10. When considering and creating value-added products for your farm, have any been a success in the past?

If you were to develop a new product in a commercial kitchen or facility, what kind of needs would you have for that product?

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* 11. If you were to develop a new product in a commercial kitchen or facility, what kind of needs would you have for that product?

On the following scale, please rate how each of these barriers prevent you from developing value-added products.

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* 12. On the following scale, please rate how each of these barriers prevent you from developing value-added products.

  Not Restrictive Somewhat Restrictive Most Restrictive
Space
Time
Market Research
Capital/funds
Available labour/skills
Would you be interested in using a shared space for anyone (small home gardeners to larger farmers and producers, for example) that could provide all the facilities for a commercial kitchen to create your products, for a nominal fee?

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* 13. Would you be interested in using a shared space for anyone (small home gardeners to larger farmers and producers, for example) that could provide all the facilities for a commercial kitchen to create your products, for a nominal fee?

What are some factors that would encourage you to use a shared processing facility? (Skip if this does not apply to you.)

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* 14. What are some factors that would encourage you to use a shared processing facility? (Skip if this does not apply to you.)

What are some factors that would prevent you from using a shared processing facility? (Skip if this does not apply to you.)

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* 15. What are some factors that would prevent you from using a shared processing facility? (Skip if this does not apply to you.)

If you had access to a shared processing facility, where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

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* 16. If you had access to a shared processing facility, where do you see yourself in 3-5 years?

On the scale below, please mark what you see as your commitment level to shopping within the Algoma District when local alternatives are available.

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* 17. On the scale below, please mark what you see as your commitment level to shopping within the Algoma District when local alternatives are available.

Always Never
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On the following scale, how would you rate each of the following related to accessing products made in Algoma.

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* 18. On the following scale, how would you rate each of the following related to accessing products made in Algoma.

  Easy Difficult
Convenience
Knowledge
Price
Skills
Variety
Do you have any other thoughts about value-added processing in Algoma? Please share below

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* 19. Do you have any other thoughts about value-added processing in Algoma? Please share below

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