Shifting Gears — How a couple of Saskatchewan grain farmers created the prairie’s largest cut flower farm and award winning distillery. The joys and challenges of working with the land and customers.
Presented By: Barb Stefanyshyn-Coté
MSc, NSch, PAg Founder – Black Fox Farm Distillery

Schedule: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday July, 17th

 

Barb farms near Saskatoon, SK with her husband John. Their new agri-tourism location, Black Fox Farm and Distillery produces acres of fresh cut flowers for u-pick and grains, fruits and flowers to transform into award winning gins, vodkas, liqueurs and whiskies. They offer tours, tastings and several festivals throughout the year.   John and Barb have been recognized as the Outstanding Young Farmers of Saskatchewan and Canada. Barb is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan College of Agriculture, a Nuffield Scholar and in January was awarded an honourary life membership from the Saskatchewan Ag Grads Association.

Ag in Motion Event Schedule

Tuesday, July 17th Wednesday, July 18th Thursday, July 19th
10 AM
Shifting Gears
Barb Stefanyshyn-Coté,
Black Fox Farm Distillery
10AM
Make Grain Out of Rain
Frank Groeneweg,
SaskFSA/Green Atlantic Farms
10AM
Growing the Future
Terry Aberhart,
Aberhart Farms/Sure Growth/Aberhart Ag Solutions
11AM
Western Canada Prospects 2018
Bruce Burnett,
Glacier Farm Media
11AM
Western Canada Prospects 2018
Bruce Burnett,
Glacier Farm Media
11AM
Western Canada Prospects 2018
Bruce Burnett,
Glacier Farm Media
12PM
The Power of Bio-Sul Premium Plus - No Brainer Disruptor Decision
Elston Solberg (Sun Mountain, Inc)
Dan Aberhart (Aberhart Ag Solutions Inc.)
12PM
The Power of Bio-Sul Premium Plus - No Brainer Disruptor Decision
Elston Solberg (Sun Mountain, Inc)
Dan Aberhart (Aberhart Ag Solutions Inc.)
12PM
The Power of Bio-Sul Premium Plus - No Brainer Disruptor Decision
Elston Solberg (Sun Mountain, Inc)
Dan Aberhart (Aberhart Ag Solutions Inc.)
4:00PM
The Changing Face of Women in Agriculture
Ginelle Pidwerbesky,
Women in Ag
2:30PM
Innovation, Growth & Excellence in Agriculture
Norbert Beaujot,
SeedMaster
2:30PM
Agriculture 5.0
Robert Saik,
Agri-Trend
5:30PM
Field of STARS
Fundraiser Event,
STARS Foundation
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3:00PM
The Passion to Fight for Life
Kimberly Knoll-Goodwin &
Cindy Seidl, STARS Foundation