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Ag in the City 2012

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

Friday – March 16

9:40 am                          Opening Ceremonies
9:50 am – 11:00 am       Ag in the Classroom – Student Debate on Modern Agriculture
11:15 am – 11:45 am     Game Show –  So you think you can FARM?
12:00 pm – 2:30 pm       University of ManitobaFood Fight at The Forks, U of M Edition
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm         Fruit Share: Discover Prairie Fruit in the City – Getty Stewart
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm         Game Show – So you think you can FARM?
7:00 pm – close              Twilight exhibit time (open to everyone)

Saturday – March 17

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        “A Medley of Manitoba Foods”

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

Sunday – March 18

11:30 am – 12:30 pm       Talk to a Farmer
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm           Cooking Demonstration: Canadian Climate Advantage Diet, featuring Chef MJ Feeke
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm           Game Show – So you think you can FARM?

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    Agriculture in the Classroom – Student Debate

    An energetic group of young Winnipeg debaters will kick off Discover Agriculture in the City at the Forks Market in Winnipeg on Friday, March 16th at 9:30am. Discover Ag in the City gives the opportunity for students and adults alike to connect with agricultural representatives from across the industry. From the farm gate to the products they eat and …

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      Live Cooking Demonstrations

      There will be live cooking demonstrations at Ag in the City on Saturday, March 17 at 12:00 pm and Sunday, March 18 at 1:00 pm. On Saturday, Chef Peter Ecker and Ace Burpee will host A Medley of Manitoba Foods, featuring an abundance of Manitoba’s finest home-grown foods. Recipes whipped up will include food provided by: Manitoba …

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        Masters of Ceremonies and Event Hosts

        Les Kletke Friday, Moderator for Student Debate on Modern Agriculture:  9:50 am –  11:00 pm Les Kletke is a book coach, freelance writer and speaker with an exceptional resumé. Les has coached people across the globe through the process of writing, and publishing their books. For past 10 years Les has also worked as a freelance writer, had work …

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          So you think you can FARM?

          Visit Discover Agriculture in the City at The Forks, March 16 – 18 and take part in the popular and 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 …

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            Talk to a Farmer: Panel Discussion

            Sunday, March 18th, 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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