Manitoba Association of Agricultural Societies (MAAS) Open Farm Day
MAAS-OFD Goal: Open Farm Day and Open Farm Day Host Sites will welcome and provide the public with an opportunity to engage with farmers and others, fostering insightful conversations about Manitoba’s agricultural industry, resulting in securing and supporting public trust of agriculture.
#DYK - Farmers/Producers are in the "top spot of who Canadian consumers trust the most - Canadians trust farmers/producers to provide them with accurate information about their food." Source: The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity 2019 Public Trust Research
#DYK - 91% of Canadians know little or nothing about farming practices? Source: The Canadian Centre for Food Integrity 2019 Public Trust Research
#DYK - The fifty-six 2019 Open Farm Day Host Sites expended on average of $550+ in cash to open their doors/gates on Open Farm Day to 9,460 visitors.