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    Explore Local provides support to Alberta's local food producers and processors who market their products direct to consumers.

    We are a multi-disciplinary team of professionals focused on connecting people and businesses through information, learning opportunities, coaching, monitoring and advocacy.

    Alberta's local food market is vital, prosperous and ever-expanding. Let us help you take full advantage of the opportunities available.
    Explore Local Spotlight
    • Direct Marketing in Alberta - 2016 Census Data now available
    • Check out our newly updated Local Food Producer Profiles - highlighting some direct to consumer local food businesses.
    • Canadians are being asked about which food issues matter to them via the launch of "A Food Policy for Canada" consultations. Learn more about the consultation and the focus of the process at www.canada.ca/food-policy.
    • Customers want to hear your story. For tips on how to do this well, watch our previously recorded webinar with Lepp Farm Market.
    • Staff are the backbone of your business. Watch our You-Tube video on how Kuhlmann's Market Garden work with their staff to create a memorable experience for their customers.

    Stay up-to-date with Explore Local

    If you would like to learn more about upcoming events and other Explore Local projects as well as receive the quarterly Field Notes e-newsletter, please fill out and submit this form.

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