Strategy in Action …
Synthesis worked with both the City of Peterborough and the Peterborough Agricultural Society to develop a strategic plan for the Agricultural Society that would help the two parties move towards a more collaborative and sustainable working relationship. The project required the development of a strong understanding of the land use related conflict between the City and the Ag Society, strengthening relationships between City staff and Ag Society Board members, and an in-depth analysis of the strategic options available to the Agricultural Society.
Services included a comprehensive environmental scan, the development of a SWOT analysis, a community survey, focus groups, and meeting facilitation. Synthesis developed a financially viable strategic planning document that facilitated a renewed and positive relationship between the City of Peterborough and the Ag Society. This plan was officially adopted by both parties in April 2016 and included the following recommendations:
View the Strategic Plan Executive Summary here.