Discover Agriculture in the City will return for its 10th year in the heart of Winnipeg beginning Thursday, March 13 to Saturday, March 15 at the historic Forks Market.
Visit this free, three-day event that offers such a rich and colourful glimpse inside one of Canada’s most vibrant industries. Discover modern agriculture and learn about the impact on our daily lives through interactive exhibits, presentations, activities and cooking demonstrations. You’ll be amazed by agriculture’s reach and impact.
The event 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 take in the interactive booths and participate in the game shows.
Adults can meet and talk to local farmers, discover new recipes, learn about the science and innovation in agriculture and attend our cooking demonstrations.
Participate in the agriculture photo contest. There are cash prizes available and an opportunity to show off your photography skills.
Virgin Radio will be broadcasting live on location on Thursday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, CJOB on Friday from 11:00 – 3:00 pm, and the one-and-only Ace Burpee will do hosting duties from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Saturday. Ace will also be participating in our main stage activities, including a live cooking demonstration.
Main stage activities will include a student speaking competition on modern agriculture and Food Fight at the Forks – U of M Edition on Friday, a University of Manitoba event in which groups of food science students will showcase their newly developed food products to a panel of judges. Friday and Saturday’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 provide the audience with an interesting perspective of life on the farm, with farmers discussing what it takes to succeed in the modern agriculture of today.
Also, check out or participate in our live game show Survey Says!
Canada’s most vibrant industry is open for you to discover, March 13-15 at The Forks Market. There’s nothing else like it!
Check out the schedule of events for times and attractions.