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 October 2017 | November 2017 | December 2017 | Save the Date - AFFSchool 2018 | Hort Snacks-to-Go Winter Webinar Series 2017/2018 | Explore Local Webinars

October 2017

Canadian Greenhouse Conference
October 4-5, 2017 – Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON

Hort Snacks-to-Go Webinar – New Haskap Varieties & Fruit Breeding Pipeline
Oct 16, 2017

PMA Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition
October 19-21, 2017 – Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

ISA Prairie Chapter – Prairie Possibilities
Oct 22-24, 2017 – Moose Jaw, SK

Essentials of Selling Local Food (See Poster)
Oct 24, 2017 – Wildwood Recreation Complex – Wildwood, AB
To Register – call Registration Desk – 1-800-387-6030

Getting into Farming (See Poster)
Oct 26, 2017 – Airdrie Ag Centre – Airdrie, AB
To Register – Registration Desk – 1-800-387-6030

Hort Snacks-to-Go Webinar – Eye-tracking Tech & Garden Centre Marketing
Oct 30, 2017

November 2017

Explore Local Webinar – Navigating Online Food Sales Regulations
Nov 1, 2017 – Part 1
Nov 8, 2017 – Part 2

Saskatchewan Green Trades Conference & Tradeshow
Nov 7-9, 2017 – Saskatoon Inn, Saskatoon, SK

Potato Growers of Alberta Annual General Meeting
Nov 14-16, 2017 – The Sheraton – Red Deer, AB

Green Industry Show & Conference
Nov 16-17, 2017 – BMO Centre at Stampede Park, Calgary, AB
Pre-conference Workshops
Nov 15, 2017 – Calgary, AB

Hort Snacks-to-Go Webinar – Using Biocontrols in Field-scale Fruit & Vegetable Crops
Nov 20, 2017

Explore Local Webinar – Exploring Food Hubs
Nov 22, 2017

December 2017

Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour
Dec 4, 2017 – Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Canadian Food & Drink Summit 2017: Measuring Performance, Taking Stock, Inspiring Action
Dec 4-6, 2017 – Calgary Telus Convention Centre – Calgary, AB

Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo
Dec 5-7, 2017 – DeVos Place Convention Centre – Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Explore Local Webinar – Bringing Your Story to Life
Dec 13, 2017

Hort Snacks To Go Webinar – Soil Fertility & Soil Health
Dec 18, 2017

Save the Date - Alberta Farm Fresh School 2018

The Alberta Farm Fresh School is tentatively set for February 22-23, 2017 at the Pomeroy Inn & Suites in Olds, AB (on Olds College campus). This conference is offered by Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association (AFFPA).

Watch www.albertafarmfresh.com for details.

FYI, planning is underway for a day-long Sour Cherry & Haskap Production Workshop for New Growers (as well as some more advanced sessions later in the day) to be held before the School.

Hort Snacks to Go – Winter Webinar Series 2017/2018 - See Poster

  • Oct 16, 2017 – Dr. Bob Bors (U of Saskatchewan) – New Haskap Varieties & Fruit Breeding Pipeline
  • Oct 30, 2017 – Dr. Bridget Behe (Michigan State U) – Eye-tracking Technology & Garden Centre Marketing
  • Nov 20, 2017 – Ron Valentin (Bioline AgroSciences) – Using Biocontrols in Field Scale Fruit & Vegetable Crops
  • Dec 18, 2017 – Dr. Kate Congreves (U of Saskatchewan) – Soil Fertility & Soil Health
  • Jan 15, 2018 – Eric Doef (Doef’s Greenhouses) – Challenges and Successes of Larger-scale Greenhouses in Alberta
  • Jan 29, 2018 – Dawn Boileau (Sunrise Gardens) – Season Extension = Sustainable Farm
  • Feb 12, 2018 – Chris Blanchard (Purple Pitchfork / “Farmer to Farmer” podcast) – Nuts and Bolts of Running a Market Garden
  • Mar 12, 2018 – Graeme Murphy (bioLogical Control Solutions) – Crunching the Numbers on Biocontrols in Bedding Plant Production
Explore Local Webinars
  • Nov 1 & 8, 2017Navigating Online Food Sales Regulations – Part 1 & Part 2
  • Nov 22, 2017 – Exploring Food Hubs
  • Dec 13, 2017 Bringing Your Story to Life
  • Jan 24, 2018 – Human Resource Essentials Online Toolkit
  • Feb 7, 2018 AHA Food Regulation for Farmers’ Markets
  • Feb 14, 2018 – Creating Top Notch Job Descriptions
  • Mar 7, 2018 – Image-Driven Marketing
  • Mar 21, 2018 – One Producer’s Online Store Experience
  • Mar 28, 2018 – No Fear Farm Finance
  • Apr 4, 2018 – Farm Direct Marketing Trends in Alberta
  • April 18, 2018 – The AB Employment Standard Code & You
 
 
 
 
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