Kendall Ballantine

Farmer/Business Instructor/Entrepreneur


At the age of 27, Kendall ditched the power suits of her corporate career, as Director of Operations in grocery supply chain, for a life in gumboots on the farm when she opened her business Central Park Farms. Fast forward, and eight years later Central Park Farms employs a small team and is a growing direct-to-consumer producer of beef, pork, and chicken supplying the Metro Vancouver market. Having won ‘Farmers Market Vendor of the Year’ from the BC Association of Farmers Markets and the ‘Under 40 Entrepreneur of the Year’ award from the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce, Kendall’s passion is in helping other farmers and food producers gain the tools to grow their businesses for long-term success. — —    

How to Optimize your Food and Farm Business for Long-Term Success Online


Never before have we seen such a shift in purchasing behaviour moving online, as we have these past few years, and that includes more small food and farm businesses realizing the power of digital marketing. In this session, we’ll dive into the steps you can take to set yourself up for sustainable success marketing your business online including email marketing, e-commerce, social media, and the importance of owning your place online to protect the future of your business. During our time together, we’ll look at the difference between using digital marketing to build relationships for wholesale and direct-to-consumer sales strategies. No matter the business there is a way to set yourself up online to streamline your sales, increase your revenue, and grow your business in a way that builds a loyal customer base regardless of where you’re based and what you sell. 

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How To Optimize Your Food & Farm Business For Long Term Success Online

  • 5 October, 2022
  • 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Main Hall - Columbia Valley Centre