Direct Farm Marketing Conference 2012

March 9, 2012 – March 10, 2012

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Friday, March 9, 2012

11:00 Registration
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Workshops

Designing Your Market Stall – Dana Zaruba, Hot Chick Spice Company
Social Media for Small Business – MAFRI
MarketSafe Workshop – ACC
Protecting your Business – MTEC

4:00 Sessions End
5:00 Tour
6:30 Celebrate Local Flavours with Chef Richard
Saturday, March 10, 2012

7:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 Keynote – Kerry Engel
10:00 Break
10:30 Select-a-Session

Fruit Session – Del Christensen
FMAM Annual General Meeting
Culinary Tourism – Rebecca LeHeup, Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance

11:30 Lunch & Networking
1:00 Select-a-Session

Realities of Tourism – Suzanne Ainley
PFGA Annual General Meeting
Culinary Tourism – Rebecca LeHeup (continued from 10:30)
Bringing Heart to the Market: How to tell your story – Dana Zaruba

2:00 Break
2:30 Select-A-Session

Micro Breweries & Wineries – MLCC
Growers’ Perspective – PFGA Panel
Your Co-Op – Jamila Bachiri
Commercial Kitchens – Panel Discussion

3:30 Bringing it Together – Closing Remarks

If you have any questions feel free to e-mail directfarmmarketing@gmail.com