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Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre

Address: Research Station Road, off Highway 75, Glenlea, MB, R0G 0S0
Phone: 204.883.2524

E: ffdc@umanitoba.ca
W: Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre

The Bruce D. Campbell Farm and Food Discovery Centre is a fun place to explore how your food gets from the farm to your plate with interactive exhibits that show the science and technology involved. Hands-on highlights include four windows into the pig barn, tractor cab, computer games, weather station, biosecurity shower, vet ultrasound, store scanner and chemistry of food. The centre includes parking, bus drop off, picnic area, guided tours (please book ahead) and outside plots with Manitoba crops. A multipurpose room supports activities, presentations and meetings. Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Family Summer Programming

Come check out our fun summer activities aimed at kids and families.

Cost: $5.00 + GST per person ages 5+, $3.50 + GST per child 3-4 years old.

Saturday, July 14 - Insect Investigation - Learn about the bugs that are allaround us and then wander outside to catch insects buzzing around the Centre.

Saturday, July 21 - Ice Cream Party - Come join us at the Discovery Centre and make some homemade ice cream, a cold treat to enjoy on a hot summer’s day!

Saturday, July 28 - Breakfast on the Farm - Enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast on the farm, explore the Discovery Centre and take a farm tour.(pre‑registration required)

Thursday, August 2 - Dairy Day - Explore the dairy barn and learn about how we get milk to make cheese and yogurt. Finish by helping to make some fresh ice cream! (pre-registration required)

Saturday, August 11 - Pigs, Pork and Pulses - Gaze through windows into our hog barn to see brand new piglets, learn about pork production, try tasty pork and pulses food samples and grab a swag bag on the way out! (FREE DAY but pre‑registration required)

Saturday, August 18 - Pizza Party - Mix, knead and roll out your own pizza dough before topping it with some delicious local ingredients. (pre-registration required)

Saturday, August 25 - Virtual Farm Day - Come check out our new 360° Virtual Reality System to explore beef cattle, sheep and other farms. Try out our farming simulator gaming station and sit in a 2018 MacDon Swather cab.

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