Blog Category: Potlucks

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!

Aug 17: Comox Valley – Fermenting the New Farm Culture

Posted by Moss Dance on June 07, 2016

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Wednesday, August 17 from 4:00-6:00PM Amara Farm – 2641 Kirby Road (map) Join us for a sweet, salty and slightly sour Potluck & FermentTour at Amara Farm on a Wednesday afternoon. Put down your mobile electric fences, hoes, doff the work gloves and fancy up for a field-to-flavour sensation! Live Fermentation Demos! Join two experienced fermenters to learn about: Vegetable ferments with fabulous fermentationist, Lise Batcheller Ginger bug soda flavoured with herbs from your garden and wild foraged plants with seasoned farmer & fermenteuse, Arzeena Hamir. Bring your favourite pickles, sodas, kimchis, krauts and SCOBY’s to share. Or, if you’re new to fermentation … Continue reading Aug 17: Comox Valley – Fermenting the New Farm Culture

June 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer, Armstrong, BC

Posted by Michelle Tsutsumi on June 01, 2016

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When: June 18, 4 – 10 PM *Special Note*: Please do not bring your dogs to the event as we have on-farm animals that could be disturbed by unfamiliar dogs. Where: 4 PM – Farm tour starts at 1346 Mountain View Road, Armstrong. Meet the pigs, chickens, and see how Fresh Valley Farms functions. 6 PM – Potluck and food happens at the Cub Camp, just a couple km down the road from Fresh Valley Farms, at 1052 Mountain View Road. There is ample parking available, just follow the signs to the field near the Cub Camp. About Fresh Valley … Continue reading June 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer, Armstrong, BC

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

Posted by Moss Dance on May 01, 2016

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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. 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! … Continue reading June 1: Kloverdalen Farm Tour + BCS Tractor Demo, Courtenay, BC

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

May 13: Potluck with SweetMeadow Farmstead Cheese near Sundre, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on April 23, 2016

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Join us for a potluck to share delicious food and meet fellow farmers and food lovers interested in sustainable farming in the Sundre area. Learn about Young Agrarians and what its up to in Alberta. When: Friday, May 13th | 6pm – 9pm What to Bring: Bring your best potluck dish, bring your story about sustainable food and farming and bring friends! (RSVP to alberta@youngagrarians.org) Where: Kettle Crossing Farm, 32241 range road 54 Mountain View County, AB. Click to view map.  About the Farm:  SweetMeadow Farmstead Cheese is a collective run by Tess Griebel, her Aunt Sandy and Uncle Bob on the Kettle Crossing Farm.  They … Continue reading May 13: Potluck with SweetMeadow Farmstead Cheese near Sundre, AB

March 8: NFU Youth Retreat Farmer Potluck, Pigeon Lake, Alberta

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 21, 2016

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On March 8th, we invite you to a farmer potluck and feast with young farmer leaders and organizers from across the country at Rundle’s Mission at Pigeon Lake, Alberta. Meet with other new farmers, hear about the work on the National New Farmer Report and enjoy good food and good company. To RSVP

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