Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association

2020 Conference

2020 AFFPA/AFMA/Leduc Regional Conference

Join us for a local food-focused conference!


2020 Conference

The Farm to Market to Table conference is perfect for farm-direct marketers, farmer's market vendors, those in the agri-tourism industry and local foodies!

When: February 27 to February 28, 2020. Where: Coast Nisku Inn & Conference Centre, Nisku, AB

RSVP: Register online at

The Conference is to be held at the newly renovated Nisku Inn and Conference Centre 1101 4th Street Nisku, AB

Download the 2020 Draft Agenda

This year Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association is hosting their annual conference once again in conjunction with the Alberta Farmers Market Association, the Leduc Regional Chamber and Title Sponsor Leduc County along with support of other counties and municipalities in Alberta.

Join us for a conference designed for farm producers, farmers’ market organizers, growers, farmers, small-scale food processors, artisans, and agricultural and community leaders. Network, acquire new industry contacts, gain new skills, and come away inspired to strengthen Alberta’s local food sector.

Included in this year’s conference is a banquet on Thursday night  hosted by talent radio personality Dylan from the Pepper and Dylan show on 91.7 Kiss radio.  We are also delighted to have Matt and Melissa Schur from the Big Red Barn join us to share their farm story.

Our keynote speaker on February 27 is Jaime Larson from Food Banks Canada and on February 28 we have Christie Pollack from Christie’s Gardens and Greenhouses Ltd

Attend one or both days of the conference or just the banquet.  Tickets sales now open! 

Farm to Market to Table Conference Corporate Sponsorship and Tradeshow Exhibitors

The Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association (AFFPA) started in 1985 with its original incorporation as Alberta Market Gardeners Association. They are a membership-driven non-profit organization representing the interests of farm direct market growers. Their mission is “Bringing fresh, healthy, local food and farm experiences to Alberta Communities by connecting local farms and local people.” Visit their website

The Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA) is a membership-driven, non-profit organization. The Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA) fosters partnerships to stimulate farmers’ market initiatives; works collaboratively to assess, develop and implement policies and guidelines that will strengthen the quality of farmers’ markets in Alberta; provides support to our member markets, vendors, managers, boards and sponsors through advocacy, education, promotion and innovation. Please visit their website at

Our two organizations have many things in common and are partnering up for again for the fourth year to present the 2020 Farm to Market to Table Conference.

On behalf of the Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association (AFFPA) and the Alberta Farmers’ Market Association (AFMA), we are looking for sponsorship for this exciting conference to be held February 27 and 28, 2020 at the Nisku Inn and Conference Centre.

Sponsors will be recognized during the event, in the registration package, and in our newsletter and social media feeds.

Online Registrations

AFFPA members you will need a promotional code, check your emails. Can’t find it? Send us an email,, and we will get it to you ASAP.

Promotional Codes


Providing  a $25.00 discount on the 1 Day (Feb. 27)


Providing a $50.00 discount on the 2 Day (Feb. 27 & 28)

2020 Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration Form - pdf to download - Deadline January 31, 2020

Farm to Market to Table Conference Corporate Sponsorship

  • Plenary Speaker Sponsor - $2500.00
  • Coffee Break Sponsor - $750.00
  • Lunch Sponsor - $1500.00
  • Dinner Sponsor - $1000.00
  • Platinum Sponsor - $1500.00
  • Awards Sponsor - $ 500.00
  • General Event Sponsor - $200.00

Please note:
Conference tickets must be purchased unless included with your sponsorship level.
Hotel fees are the responsibility of registrants, not part of the sponsorship levels or
tradeshow registration fee.
Exhibitor Tradeshow Registration includes one booth space, one table, skirting, and
two chairs.
2-day conference ticket is 1 per $2,000 of sponsorship.

Farm To Market To Table Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

2020 AFFPA Workshop - FEBRUARY 26, 2020

A pre-conference workshop sponsored by Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Association - This workshop provides new or potential direct market producers with information and resources on all aspects of vegetable production (Saskatoon berries, strawberries and raspberries) in Alberta. Sessions include information on production, including varieties, establishment, maintenance, and harvest, as well as economics. The workshop includes time for networking and questions throughout the day.