DeRuyck’s Top of the Hill Farm – Getting the Most out of Every Acre
July 14 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
DeRuyck’s Top of the Hill Farm near Treherne, Manitoba, produces a wide variety of specialty organic crops and beef and cleans and further processes grains grown on-farm and from other Manitoba organic producers.
- -Dan & Fran DeRuyck: Farm and processing facility tour
- Joanne Theissen Martens (PhD student, University of Manitoba): Optimizing Recycled Phosphorus for Organic Crops.
- Doug Cattani (University of Manitoba): The Benefits of Kernza (Intermediate Wheatgrass).
- Jason Gibbs (University of Manitoba): Adding Diversity through Pollinator Strips.
The Manitoba Organic Alliance 2020 organic farm tours will showcase the ingenuity and self-sufficiency of Manitoba family-run organic farms. Participating enterprises have improved their economic resilience by diversifying their business model.
$25/ person for 2+ people
$100/person for all tours
Please register at prairieorganics.org/prairie-organics
Thanks to FCC for helping to sponsor this event.