Photos courtesy of the Manitoba government

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What do I wear?

Please wear sturdy footwear, dress in layers, and bring a hat, sunglasses, bug spray, and hand sanitizer. You should also include rain gear as Open Farm Day goes on rain or shine.

What do I need to bring?

You’ll want to bring some cash to buy and a cooler to store produce and products that will be available for purchase on some of the farms. You may also want to bring a camera, backpack, and a water bottle.

Can I bring my pet?

For everyone’s safety, please leave all pets at home.

Will there be washrooms?

Not all farms will have facilities available for visitors, so plan ahead as much as possible.

How long should I plan to spend at each farm?

Plan on scheduling at least one hour per stop, and allow travel time (see Plan a Route information).

Where should I stay if I want to enhance my experience with an overnight country stay?

For a Bed & Breakfast Directory, click here.

How much does the event cost?

Please check the detail information on the farm(s) you are planning to visit. There may be costs/charges for different events, and/or there may be food/products available for sale.

LINKS

Premises Identification is a mandatory traceability system in Manitoba for livestock and poultry. Information and an application are available at: http://www.gov.mb.c.a/agriculture/food-safety/traceability/premises-identification.html

Food Safety regulations are available at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/environmentalhealth/protection/docs/tempfood.pdf

Ag Safety
Be an AgSafe Family by Keeping Kids Safe – and this applies 365 days a year! SAFE Work Manitoba has created the following kid-safe information: Keeping Children Safe on the Farm