Blog Category: Mixers

Sept 10: Young Agrarians Mixer at Fork in the Rowed Farms – Lethbridge, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 01, 2016

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Farm Tour, Speakers,  Demos,  Food & Live Music! If you’re an aspiring farmer, current farmer, seasoned farmer, gardener or you’re a food lover that just loves to hang out with farmers (who isn’t?), we’re hosting an event for you. When: Saturday, September 10th, 2016 Time: 3:00pm (sharp) – Farm Tour Start & Speakers to Follow 6:30pm –  Supper Into the Evening –  Music, Mingling and Hanging Out! Who: An event for EVERYONE interested in learning about sustainable farming and growing techniques. Open to all ages and levels of farming experience. Location: Fork in the Rowed Farms 211052 township 9-0a, Lethbridge county​​ (See map)  Cost: $25/person … Continue reading Sept 10: Young Agrarians Mixer at Fork in the Rowed Farms – Lethbridge, AB

Aug 20: Sunnie Valley Farm Tour and Potluck, Westlock, Alberta

Posted by Dana Penrice on July 16, 2016

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Are you thinking about or in the process of starting a farm? Are you an established farmer looking to work with a young farmer? Learn about how the Sheehans at Sunnie Valley Farm have created enterprises on their farm to support the next generation of farmers. Note: This day is for aspiring, new farmers and seasoned farmers! If you are a consumer who wants to see the farm, please join us on Sunday for Open Farm Days.  When: August 20th  – Farm Tour at 2:00 pm & Potluck at 5:30 pm Where: From Westlock take Hwy 44 north to Sunniebend road. Turn … Continue reading Aug 20: Sunnie Valley Farm Tour and Potluck, Westlock, Alberta

Aug 3: Castor, AB Holistic Management Workshop Planning for Success into the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

Posted by Dana Penrice on July 14, 2016

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Are you interested in nutrient-dense food for you and your family? Are you a farmer or livestock producer interested in learning how to successfully transfer ownership of your farm or ranch to the younger generation? Do you want to learn how we can heal our land with a healthier food system? Redtail Farms Day is part of Holistic Management International’s Open Gate Learning Series. Open Gates are peer-to-peer action-based learning days with short presentations and small group exercises geared for participants to share discoveries and management techniques with guidance from experienced facilitators and producers. Holistic Management works with nature, not against it. We … Continue reading Aug 3: Castor, AB Holistic Management Workshop Planning for Success into the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

August 13: Water Valley, AB – Rootstock: A Field to Table Event featuring Reuben and the Dark

Posted by Dana Penrice on July 04, 2016

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Locally Sourced Dinner, Libations, Farmer’s Market and Evening of Entertainment Food Water Wellness Foundation and Fallentimber Meadery have teamed up for Rootstock, a field to table farm-fresh experience, on August 13, 2016, from 5pm until midnight. All proceeds from ticket sales go towards building an online ecological/regenerative agriculture portal and, by extension, a viable local food system. Hosted by Fallentimber Meadery in Water Valley, Alberta, this celebration of the best in regional food, drink and amazing music is being hailed as the “event of the summer.” “Rootstock will showcase local farmers and the contribution they make to environmental stewardship while growing … Continue reading August 13: Water Valley, AB – Rootstock: A Field to Table Event featuring Reuben and the Dark

JUNE 26: McKees Mills, NB – FAWN Meetup at Windy Hill Farm

Posted by Bernard Soubry on June 15, 2016

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It’s that time again—after an incredible visit to Wysmykal Farm in May, the Farm Apprentices and Workers Network is heading North to New Brunswick!

May 23: Farmers Market & Pizza Night at Southlands Heritage Farm, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on April 30, 2016

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CALLING ALL LOCAL FARMERS AND FOOD LOVERS: Join Southlands Heritage Farm, Young Agrarians and Vancouver Urban Farming Society for a farmers market followed by a make-your-own-pizza night. Farmers are invited to sell farm-fresh goods at Southlands Heritage Farm’s Salmon Berry Day of celebration Farmer’s Market. Food-lovers and farm-supporters are invited to come and enjoy the market, community fun and potluck! Bring ingredients for a pizza or stone soup, and join us by the pizza ovens for a night of music, food and fun! Event Details: 1:00-5:00PM: Farmers Market 5:00-8:00PM: Pizza Night & Farmer Social Address: 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver, BC, V6N 1R7 Click here for the map This … Continue reading May 23: Farmers Market & Pizza Night at Southlands Heritage Farm, Vancouver, BC

Feb 25: Young Agrarians Mixer, Olds, Alberta

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 17, 2016

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We’re growing the next generation of ecological farmers in Alberta! Join us February 25th in Olds, AB at 7pm at the Land and Science Building at Olds College. There will be a little networking, a little learning, a little sharing, a little food, a little enjoyment of libations and A LOT of fun! This event is being organized as part of the 2016 Organic Alberta & Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Conference but anyone is welcome to come!    

3rd Winter Okanagan Mixer a Whirlwind Day!

Posted by Michelle Tsutsumi on February 12, 2016

What an array of amazing dishes - squash and apple soup, mushroom barley risotto, devilled eggs, lentil and roasted beet salad, homemade sourdough bread, squash gratin, roast chicken & pork, and Dutch apple pie!!!

It was a remarkable day to gather and talk about our passion for stewarding the land, getting our hands dirty, and savouring the most nourishing, delectable food ever! We were thrilled to have @ 125 people in attendance throughout the day, travelling from all over the South Interior, Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland to be in Kelowna. It was exciting to see that close to half of the room were new to the Young Agrarians and, based on feedback so far, there are some clear needs in terms of supporting new entrants to agro-ecology. We’re working on it! People commented … Continue reading 3rd Winter Okanagan Mixer a Whirlwind Day!

Vancouver Island 3rd Annual Spring Farmer Mixer – Saanich

Posted by Moss Dance on December 17, 2015

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Young Agrarians Third Annual Spring Farmer Mixer March 2, 2016, 9:00-5:00 (Registration starts at 8:15AM) Saanich Fairgrounds – 1528 Stellys Cross Rd, Central Saanich, BC WSÁNEĆ territory REGISTER FOR THE MIXER:http://vimixer2016.brownpapertickets.com COST: By donation $75-25 sliding scale Event Details Tuesday, March 1 – Farmer2Farmer 8:30-4:30: Farmer2 Farmer Gathering (organized by our friends at CRFAIR) at the Saanich Fairgrounds! (Register separately for this event here!) REGISTER FOR FARMER2FARMER: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/farmer-2-farmer-2016-tickets-20578712483 Tuesday, March 1, 5:00-9:00PM – Contra Dance, Potluck Social + LAND LINKING! 5:00PM – Stay on after Farmer2Farmer for a Young Agrarians + Farmer2Farmer potluck social! Bring family, friends, a dish to share and utensils to eat with. Contra dance, … Continue reading Vancouver Island 3rd Annual Spring Farmer Mixer – Saanich

January 30: Okanagan Winter Mixer

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 09, 2015

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Click here to check out photos from this fabulous day of new and young farmers and friends gathering from across the Okanagan!  Celebrate winter with a young farmer social in Kelowna, BC! We’re bringing together as many beginning and young(ish) farmers, as well as friends and foodies for a day of workshops and networking. Join the Winter Mixer event on Facebook and invite your friends. WHEN: Saturday, January 30th, 2016 WHERE: Okanagan Mission Community Hall, 4409 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna, BC COST: Sliding Scale $25-$75. All funds raised go to cover event expenses. Thanks for your contribution! READY TO REGISTER? http://bpt.me/2474414 (please register as … Continue reading January 30: Okanagan Winter Mixer