June 1: Kloverdalen Farm Tour + BCS Tractor Demo, Courtenay, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on May 01, 2016

Kloverdalen Farm Tour Potluck Courtenay BC
Join Kira Kotilla at shiny, brand new Kloverdalen Farm for a field tour followed by a BCS tractor demo with David Wicklund of Growing Island Growers! David will be demonstrating the Berta Rotary Plow and Flail Mower implements to help Kira prep garlic beds for the fall.
BCS Tractor Farm Tour Kloverdalen Farm Courtenay BC

All this hard work learning and trying out equipment in the field will be followed by a relaxing snack-potluck & social time where we can connect with farmers & foodies in the Comox Valley.

When: Wednesday, June 1, 2:00-5:00PM
Where: Kloverdalen Farm – 5109 Rennison Rd at Island Hwy

  • Bring a snack to share for a snacky field potluck!
  • Be sure to wear a sun hat – Kloverdalen is super hot and sunny.
  • Wear sturdy boots & clothing in case you’d like to try the BCS
  • Everyone welcome!
 
Kloverdalen Farm Tour Potluck Courtenay BC

About Kloverdalen Farm

Kloverdalen Farm is a small-scale organic farm in year two of start-up, growing fresh organic produce. Farmer Kira Kotilla is a really great market gardener and founding member of the Merville Organics Growers Co-op. The Co-op sells produce from 5 farms through 90 CSA shares, farmers markets and restaurants in the Comox Valley and Campbell River.

Kloverdalen Farm Tour Potluck Courtenay BC

About Growing Island Growers

Growing Island Growers’ mission is to empower and train the next generation of commercial market growers to be successful by reducing the need for initial startup capital and providing grower-to-grower field proven production techniques.  David Wicklund has worked for many years in market gardens and vegetable farms across BC and has field tested tools, strategies and experiences that can provide success in the shortest time possible while avoiding costly mistakes. He is now sharing rental equipment & consulting uniquely suited for growers with 1/2 to 5 acres of production. Find out more about Growing Island Growers at www.growingislandgrowers.com.

Hope to see you there! Don’t forget to check out our event on Facebook too!

Kloverdalen Farm Tour Potluck Courtenay BC

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