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Coming Events At-A-Glance

The following table shows upcoming Explore Local events in date order. For more information about the event and for registration information, go to the appropriate category below the table.

Date
Event Name
Event Type
Location
June 1, 2015
(Monday)
Marketing and Pricing for Farm Direct ProfitWorkshopConsort
August 24 & 25, 2015
(Monday/Tuesday)
HortSnacks on WheelsTourVarious - eastern Alberta/Saskatoon

Webinars

Explore Local Webinar Series
This series of interactive on-line sessions gives producers the opportunity to learn and connect with on-the-ground practitioners and experts. To access previously recorded webinars, visit the Explore Local Resources page.

Pre-registration for these webinars is strongly advised as the WebEx webinar system requires you to answer several questions before joining the webinar. Space is limited to the first 100 participants who join the webinar on the broadcast date and time. You are strongly encouraged to watch the webinar with other participants where possible.

All webinars are free of charge.

There are no webinars scheduled at this time. Please continue to check back.

Workshops and Tours

Marketing and Pricing for Farm Direct Profit
This one-day workshop will cover more in-depth pricing strategies as well as merchandising and marketing information for those interested in selling through farm direct marketing channels. Included will be a discussion of the regulations farm direct marketers need to know to be in compliance when selling their food products.

Date: June 1, 2015
Location: Neutral Hills Learning and Community Connection Centre, Consort
Registration deadline: May 27, 2015

For more information and to register, contact Wanda Diakow at wanda.diakow@specialareas.ab.ca or call 403-575-9533

This event is being hosted by Special Areas No. 4 and Explore Local.

HortSnacks on Wheels
This two-day bus tour will take you to four unique ornamental producers in eastern Alberta and Saskatoon. Tour stops include:
Kathy's Greenhouse - Kitscoty
Solar Gardens - Saskatoon
Wilson's Greenhouse and Garden Centre - Saskatoon
Dutch Growers Garden Centre - Saskatoon

Dates: August 24 and 25, 2015
Cost: $100 + GST (includes all meals)

For more information, contact Dustin Morton at 403-742-7571

To register, call 1-800-387-6030.


Access other Coming Events listed with Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development.

To access presentations or webinars from past events, visit the Explore Local Resources page.

 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on May 4, 2011.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 7, 2015.