Are you a Manitoba farmer who is selling your farm products directly to customers?
Direct Farm Manitoba is actively involved in advocating for the interests of its member markets and farmers. In addition to this, our members have access to a number of other important benefits.
Farm Membership Benefits
1. Profile on Direct Farm Manitoba’s Website
Direct Farm Manitoba’s website lists our member farmers across Manitoba. Visitors to the site can search by region, and find out information about your farm and your contact details.
Throughout the season the direct farm marketing sector is promoted through our social media channels, which include our Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter pages. We use images collected from our members farms and farmers' markets.
Direct Farm Manitoba is the voice of farmers’ markets and small-scale direct marketing farmers across Manitoba. We consult with government, commodity groups, MB Health, and other groups to ensure the viability and sustainability of the sector.
4. Reduced Pricing on Events
DFM members can receive special reduced pricing on our annual Direct Farm Marketing Conference, and other events Direct Farm Manitoba offers throughout the year.
5. Events and Programs
Direct Farm Manitoba runs workshops throughout the year for our farmer members.
Members are also regularly informed about relevant events happening in the province, including workshops and training opportunities.
6. Direct Farm Manitoba Newsletter
Members receive newsletters published seasonally to keep you up to date with what the organization is up to, as well as opportunities in the community.
7. Members only Facebook Group
Members can access the Direct Farm Manitoba members only Facebook group to connect with other direct farm marketers.
8. Voting privileges
Members each have a vote at our Direct Farm Manitoba AGM each spring. This is an important time to bring your voice to the table and help steer the direction of the association. Members are also eligible to join the board.
To Become a Member:
For more information about becoming a member of Direct Farm Manitoba, contact [email protected] To apply for membership:
- Fill out the form below or send in the membership application
- Pay your membership fee ($50) either by cheque or etransfer to [email protected]
Applications for membership will be processed once the application and membership fee have been received.
Application forms and payment can be sent to:
Direct Farm Manitoba
270 Cathedral Ave.
Winnipeg, MB. R2W 0X5