2022 Direct Farm Marketing Conference

February 1 • Tuesday
7:00pm – 8:30pm R Organic Certification 101

Speakers: Catherine Carroll, Justin Girard, Dennis Hoeppner, Brendan Grant
February 2 • Wednesday
7:00pm – 8:30pm R Working Farm Relationships

Speakers: Mike Kozlowski, Ingrid Reuvekamp-Been, Lydia Carpenter
February 3 • Thursday
9:00am – 9:15am W Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15am – 10:15am R Treaty Land Sharing Network

Speakers: Valerie Zink
10:30am – 11:30am T Virtual Trade Show: Assiniboine Community College, ECO CERT, Fireweed Food Co-op, MASC, NFU, St. Norbert Farmers' Market
2:00pm – 3:00pm R Fluxing: Diversifying your farm income

Speakers: Kris Antonius, Lourdes Still, Anna Hunter
2:00pm – 3:00pm R Market Gardening Pricing Panel

Speakers: Brendan Grant, Stefan Regnier, Jeff Veenstra
7:00pm – 8:30pm R Farm Transition Cafe

Speakers: Melisa Zapisocky, Dana Penrice
February 4 • Friday
9:00am – 10:00am R Content Marketing: Telling and selling your farm story

Speakers: Gelaine Santiago
2:00pm – 3:00pm R All About Flowers: The ins and outs of flower farming

Speakers: Victoria, Lourdes Still, Jodi Friesen
2:00pm – 3:00pm R Drought Resistant Pasture Management

Speakers: Cameron Hodgins, Katie McInnes, Pamela Iwanchysko
7:00pm – 8:30pm C Happy Hour: Managing our farms in a changing climate
February 5 • Saturday
9:00am – 10:00am R Farm/Life Balance: the balancing act (keynote)

Speakers: Shannon Hayes
12:00pm – 1:00pm R Agricultural Photography

Speakers: Christel Lanthier
12:00pm – 1:00pm R Hybrid High Tunnels/Passive Solar Greenhouses

Speakers: Sajjad Rao
2:00pm – 3:00pm M Direct Farm Manitoba Annual General Meeting