Discover Agriculture in the City returns for a seventh year to the heart of Winnipeg Friday, March 16 to Sunday, March 18 at the historic Forks Market.
This free, three-day event offers a rich, colourful glimpse inside one of Canada’s most vibrant industries through interactive exhibits, presentations, activities and cooking demonstrations. Discover the impact agriculture has on our daily lives.
The weekend will feature sights and sensations for everyone seeking to learn about the food we eat and the industry that brings it to your plate. Innovation, environmental sustainability and food safety play a huge role in modern agriculture, and that’s just the beginning.
Kids can interact with life-sized model farm animals, experience a taste of the farm with the Ag on the MOOve display, and check out the bio-diesel van from the Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI).
Adults can meet and talk to local farmers, discover new recipes, learn about the science and innovation in agriculture and attend our cooking demonstrations.
CJOB will be broadcasting live on location on Friday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and Ace Burpee and the HOT 103 crew will be on location Saturday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Ace will also be participating in our main stage activities, including a live cooking demonstration.
Main stage activities will include a student’s debate on modern agriculture and Food Fight at the Forks – U of M Edition on Friday, a University of Manitoba event in which 10 groups of food science students will showcase their newly developed food products to a panel of judges.
Saturday and Sunday afternoon’s cooking demonstrations will whip up fun recipes with an abundance of Manitoba’s finest home-grown foods.
The Talk to a Farmer panel event organized by the Keystone Agricultural Producers will open Sunday’s program, with farmers discussing what it takes to succeed in the modern agriculture of today.
Check out or participate in our live game show So you think you can Farm?: Friday at 11:15 am and 3:45 pm, Saturday at 11:00 am and 3:30 pm, and Sunday at 4:00 pm.
Canada’s most vibrant industry is open for you to discover, March 16-18 at The Forks Market. There’s nothing else like it!
Check out the schedule of events for times and attractions.