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Ag in the City 2011

 

In addition to three days of free exhibits, we have activities on the Main Stage:

Friday –  March 18

9:15 am                           Opening Ceremonies

9:50 am –  11:00 am     Ag in the Classroom –  Made in Manitoba Breakfast

12:00 pm –  2:00 pm     University of Manitoba –  Food Fight at The Forks,  U of M Edition

2:30 pm –  3:00 pm       Fruit Share:  Harvesting Fruit in the City - Getty Stewart 

3:30 pm –  4:00 pm       Game Show –  So you think you can farm?

4:00 pm –  4:30 pm       An agricultural history of the Forks

7:00 pm –  close           Twilight exhibit time (open to everyone)

Saturday –  March 19

9:00 am –  11:00 am     Early Bird Special –  centre court

11:00 am –  11:30 am   Game Show –  So you think you can farm?

12:00 pm –  2:30 pm     Cooking Demonstrations –  Commodity Groups

3:30 pm –  4:00 pm      Game Show –  So you think you can farm?

4:00 pm –  4:30 pm      An agricultural history of the Forks

Sunday –  March 20

11:30 am –  12:30 pm   Talk to a Farmer

1:00 pm –   3:30 pm       Foods for Health Cooking Demonstrations 

4:00 pm –  4:30 pm        Game Show - So you think you can farm?

4:30 pm –  5:00 pm        An agricultural history of the Forks

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Masters of Ceremonies – 2011

  Laura Rance Friday’s Master of Ceremonies:  11:00 am –  3:00 pm     Laura Rance is an award-winning journalist who has been writing about farm and rural issues for nearly 30 years. She grew up on a farm in southern Manitoba and has lived in rural communities for most of her career. Laura is currently …

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So You Think You Can FARM? – 2011

Visit Discover Agriculture in the City at The Forks,  March 18 – 20 and take part in an exciting activity,  the “So You Think You Can FARM?”  game show. Based on ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’,  contestants will be challenged to answer a series of questions and go through levels gathering the assets necessary …

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Talk to a Farmer – 2011

Sunday, March 20th, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Brought to you by Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), representing the voice of Manitoba Farmers. Some of Manitoba’s greatest resources are in our rural areas, from the people, to renewable energy to our natural environment. Join us on Sunday at The Forks main stage to hear from Manitoba …

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