• Welcome to the Essa Agriplex, home of The Barrie Fair! Another season comes to a close and we are already planning for next year!
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    2016 Barrie Fair August 25-28th

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    • Georgian College offers Farmers to Processors workshop

      December 13, 2015

      Transition Smart – Farmers to Processors workshop February 20 and 27, 2016 at the Georgian College Barrie Campus or March 12 and 13, 2016 in St. Jacobs. This workshop was developed through the strategic partnership between AMI and Georgian College. … Continue reading

    • Volunteer Christmas Party

      December 7, 2015

      The Board and Staff at the Agriplex would like to take time this holiday season to thank all of the volunteers who help make the Barrie Fair and other events a success! Please join us on December 11th at the … Continue reading

    • The Barrie Fair Donates to Local Charities

      October 26, 2015

      Community engagement was apparent at the 2015 Barrie Fair with local entertainers, service and community groups abound but after the event the organizers of the Barrie Fair continue to show their support to the community by donating the proceeds of … Continue reading

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  • Top 10 Reasons to be an Ag. Society Member

    1. Being a part of future agricultural development
    2. Get involved with what’s happening in your community
    4. Strengthens community relationships
    5. Promotes conversation of agricultural issues/topics
    6. Continuous learning opportunities
    7. Gets families involved with agriculture
    8. Connects people who share the same interests
    9. Highlights the importance of agriculture
    10. Connects urban and rural communities

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