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2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference

Direct Farm Manitoba is excited to bring you the 2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference! The 2020 conference is in Brandon, Manitoba, at the Keystone Centre, February 28th-29th.

Learn, connect, and grow as you explore new marketing strategies, investigate emerging trends for your farm business and connect with producers and market coordinators.

Come check out Saturday’s tradeshow. Lunches on both days will again feature wonderful local food from our own producers!

Friday evening’s hoedown is a free bonus for registering for the full two-day conference.

To receive our special group rate at the Canad Inns Destination Centre Brandon, let them know you are with the 2020 Direct Farm Marketing Conference when making your reservation.


Friday February 28, 2020

11am Registration

11:45am – 1pm Lunch and opening greetings

1pm – 2:30 pm  Regenerative Agriculture | Creating the Farm Budget

3pm – 4:30 pm  Regenerative Agriculture | Session tbd

4:30pm – 5pm  Group exercise

7:00pm Hoedown!


Saturday February 29, 2020

7:30 – 8:30 am Registration

8:30 am – 9 am Opening remarks and introductions

9 am – 10 am Sustainable Vegetable Production | Breeding Cattle for Direct Marketing Purposes | Farmers’ Market Round Table

10:30am – 10:45 am Registration for Annual General Meeting

10:45am – 11:45 am Direct Farm Manitoba Annual General Meeting

11:45am – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 2 pm Market Garden Panel |  Is there value in value-added? | Tech Tools for Direct Marketing

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Beneficial Insects | Livestock Panel: Farm Partnerships | Fibre farming and local textile production

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Topical group round table discussions

4:45 pm – 5 pm Closing remarks


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