Updated: March 24, 2020 Direct Farm Manitoba encourages all of its markets and farmers to stay up to date and closely monitor current information pertaining to COVID-19, and to follow all guidelines set by both Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living and the Public Health Agency of Canada. Most of Manitoba’s markets will not be…

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Contract Position: Membership and Project Coordinator Starting Date: May 1, 2020 End Date: February 28, 2021 Hours: 400 hrs (flexible within the time frame; bulk of hours between May-August) Requirements: Eligible for employment under the Youth Employment and Skills Program Under Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada Youth Employment and Skills Program, eligible employees must be: 30…

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Join us February 28-29, 2020 in Brandon for the annual Direct Farm Marketing Conference. Learn, connect, and grow as you explore new marketing strategies, investigate emerging trends for your farm business and connect with producers and market coordinators. From breeding cattle for direct marketing purposes to tech tips for direct farm marketers, the conference provides…

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Mark your calendars for the 2019 Direct Farm Manitoba Town hall. The town hall is a great chance to get together and discuss issues important to the direct farm marketing sector. Whether you are a long time member, or just starting out and wanting to know more about Direct Farm Manitoba, we hope to see…

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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…

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Situated in Eastern Manitoba, the Lac du Bonnet Farmers’ Market is already in full swing! Running until September on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., visit the market for home grown veggies, farm raised meats and more handcrafted gifts. Located at 25 McArthur Ave., Lac du Bonnet.

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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, turkey and goat. Date:…

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Direct Farm Manitoba has an exciting new program brewing.  The market coupon program would see underserved members of our communities receiving coupons that they could spend on MB grown products at DFM member markets. This program is being successfully run on a large scale in BC . We are looking to roll the program out in…

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