Farm Direct Marketing - Making the Family Farm Sustainable

Register now for FSN's next teleconference!

When: Thursday, April 28 Time: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Island time (11:30 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Labrador time)

Keynote Speaker: Tamara Taylor,Ravenwood Ranch

Ravenwood is an award winning, family-run naturally raised livestock farm and local butcher shop, 100-mile market, homestyle cafe, bakery and caterer located in Caroline, AB. Tamara will speak about starting up a farm direct business, focusing on her experience of running a successful farm fresh store with a butcher shop, bakery, deli and smokehouse.

About the teleconference: Participants to FSN teleconferences call in to a free 1-800 number which connects them to the presenter and all the other participants. Before the teleconference FSN distributes, via email, the call-in instructions as well as a PDF presentation to follow along with on your own computer.

About the Presenter: Tamara has a B.S.A. degree in Animal Science from the University of Saskatchewan and her passion is first and foremost the farm. The store was born as a means to make the farm sustainable. Tamara manages the small ruminants, dairy cattle, rabbits, chickens and horses on the farm. Tamara is enthusiastic about agriculture as a viable and sustainable career choice and is very active in the industry.

Register before Tuesday, April 26th by contacting Rick Kelly at or by calling 709.237.4026.