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Alberta Open Farm Days 2024

Alberta Open Farm Days is back for the 2024 season, including free training for host farms!

Training sessions are free for farms and organizations interested in participating in an Open Farm Days event.

Upcoming Sessions

Intro to Ag Tourism- How to host a farm tours & inspiration from around the globe
January 8, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.
While the basics of Agritourism are the same around the globe, explore some unique approaches and dive into a new way of looking at opportunities for 2024! *New*

Banking, Grants and Funding
February 5, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Exploring the current world of finance with our sponsor partner Servus.

Insurance: Understanding your changing needs
March 4, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

NFP Perry Cramer. OFD provides blanket policy for Open Farm Days with each farm individually named. Explore what is covered and what isn’t, and how you want to explore your on-farm activation this year. Please bring any specific questions regarding your farm to have your burning questions answered.

Serving & Selling Food on your Farm: Alberta Health Services Thomas Ma.
March 25, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Our Open Farm Days AHS advisor is here to help share the ways to register and plan for your farm event, and how you can have an amazing on farm visitor experience while expanding your capacity to host. Not as hard as you might think- come and learn how, or take this as a refresher.

Planning and Booking your Food how to discover your farm flavour.
April 22, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m. 

This segment will explore farm flavours, and how to capatilize on the growing food trends to define your farm or business.

Kids Corner – Exploring activities for children.
May 6, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

This new workshop was developed to consider new engagement opportunities for children 4-13. Bring your questions and share your successes in how you have provided unique experiences for the younger set. 

Basic Marketing
June 3, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Our in-house expert Nicola Doherty will walk you through opportunities to grow your exposure both within the Open Farm Days platform and outside of it. Don’t miss this opportunity to up your game of attracting attention.

Community Marketing *New*
June 24, 2024 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Working with your community to help promote and market your event and business! This session includes different ways you can engage your community supporters and neighbours to promote your Open Farm Days event.

Are you interesting in becoming a Host Farm this year? Head to for more information and to apply.

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