Who We Are
Direct Farm Manitoba is a cooperative which advances the interests of member markets and farmers who market directly to consumers by advocating on their behalf and connecting them to economic opportunities.
News and Announcements
Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia has just announced the launch of their pilot ‘food bucks’ program for farmers’ markets. Like the program Direct Farm Manitoba is developing to launch in the 2020 market season, the Nova Scotia coupon program is being modelled after the successful program in BC. Direct Farm Manitoba is meeting with staff from BCAFM this week to discuss our program, and gain wisdom on how to make it a success here in Manitoba. » Read more about: Farmers’ Markets of Nova Scotia Launch a Coupon Program »
Direct Farm Manitoba aims to support farm mentorship to build successful current & future farm businesses. This summer, we’re facilitating informal on-farm gatherings where farmers (and wannabe farmers) can get together to share, learn, and laugh!
The 1st gathering is at Tri-Pop Farms hosted by Judy Swain: On an 80-acre triangle (TRI-) of field and poplar (-POP), Judy raises grass-fed beef, eggs, chicken,
Mark your calendars! The 2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference is taking place on Feb 28-29, at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, MB.