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
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,Read More
Mark your calendars! The 2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference is taking place on Feb 28-29, at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, MB.Read More
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 2020. See our story on the CBC and watch the interview with Justin Girard,Read More
Want to know more about the great lineup of workshops at this year’s conference? Check out the details under our ‘events’ tab here!Read More
Check out the updated schedule for this year’s conference! Get your tickets here!Read More
Don’t miss the second annual Direct Farm Manitoba Hoedown!
An evening of mingling with farmers, foodies and friends. Enjoy live music, network with local food producers, hors d’oevres by Loaf & Honey, and Square Dancing for all comers (no partner or experience necessary).
Tickets available here
(or with conference registration here)
Direct Farm Marketing Conference 2019
Early Bird Rates until January 15th!
Buy your tickets here!
*for special room rate until January 15th quote block #370633Read More
Contract Position: Event Coordinator & Member Liaison
Starting Date: April 1, 2019
End Date: March 31, 2020
Wage: 480 hours @ $16/hour
Requirements: Eligible for employment under Career Focus Program
Under Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada Career Focus Program, eligible employees must be:
- 30 years or younger when starting the position
- unemployed or underemployed
- have graduated from a university,