BC Farmers’ Markets conference coming to the Kootenays

The 2019 BC Farmers’ Markets conference is set to be in Kimberley March 8-10.

The conference is coming to the Kootenay region for the very first time, with support from presenting sponsor, Columbia Basin Trust. The 2019 host markets are: Kimberley Farmers’ Market and the Cranbrook Farmer’s Market.

The conference theme is “Cultivating Community.” It will explore how to can grow and strengthen the farmers’ market sector through outreach and connections, working with various members of our communities.

The event will bring together farmers’ market organizers, boards of directors, farmers, vendors, small scale food processors, and community leaders. The weekend will be packed full of workshops, networking opportunities, social activities, and the annual Farmers’ Market Awards.

Early bird tickets are available until January 15, 2019. For more details, click here.