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FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Indoor Production Associate

Posted by Moss Dance on April 18, 2018

Ignatius Farm

Do you have an interest ecological agriculture & greenhouse production?Join the team at Ignatius Farm in Guelph, Ontario this season! ABOUT IGNATIUS FARM Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The Farm’s programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Indoor Production Associate will grow and market seedlings, microgreens, in-ground greenhouse crops as well as field crops. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Indoor Production Associate

Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 20, 2018

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Trina Moyles – Book Launch in Edmonton and Peace River Tuesday, March 27th  7pm-10pm Yellowhead Brewery 10229 105th St NW, Edmonton T5J 1E3 Join local writer and human rights activist, Trina Moyles, to celebrate the launch of her first book Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World. Hosted by Erinne Sevigny Adachi, the evening will highlight women’s global achievements in growing food and community development, and include a reading by the author. Signed books will be available for purchase at $30/book. All proceeds from a silent auction will support Change for Children Association’s farming and … Continue reading Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

We want to hear from veggie farmers: Crop Improvement Survey

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 21, 2018

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Photo Credit:  Melissa E Earle Canadian Vegetable Crop Improvement Survey The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, in partnership with the University of British Columbia, have developed this survey to better understand what crop improvements will help Canadian vegetable and vegetable seed crop growers the most. The information you provide will remain anonymous and the results will be shared in a public report in Summer 2018. The survey will be open until February 28, 2018. Your knowledge and experience is highly valuable. Thank you for your time and contribution. For vegetable farmers and seed growers in Quebec, you are welcome to … Continue reading We want to hear from veggie farmers: Crop Improvement Survey

FEB 24-25: CORNWALL, ON – Eco Farm Days with Canadian Organic Growers

Posted by Moss Dance on January 15, 2018

Eco Farm Days

Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa – St Lawrence – Outaouais Chapter (COG OSO) is ready to announce the program for Eco Farm Days 2018, coming to Cornwall, ON this February 24 and 25, 2018. The theme this year is one simple word – Adaptation. In the context of agriculture, however, that single word conjures up a great many different issues facing farmers. Some ideas we will explore at Eco Farm Days are: How can farmers adapt to a changing climate; how do plant nutrient needs change over time; breeding new plant varieties for your farm; exploring better ways to feed your … Continue reading FEB 24-25: CORNWALL, ON – Eco Farm Days with Canadian Organic Growers

Ecological Farm Internships: Modes, Experiences, and Justice

Posted by Moss Dance on August 15, 2017

Ecological Farm Internships

We are excited to share this report on ecological farm internships edited by Charles Z. Levkoe and Michael Ekers. Contributors to the report are farmers, past interns, non-profit organizations, and lawyers. The goal of the report is to “assess the implications and trajectories of the non-monetary exchanges of labour and education, among other things, taking place on ecological farms.” Read the report here: Ecological Farm Internships – Models, Experiences and Justice – Levkoe and Ekers (Interactive) The report takes a broad view of ecological farm internships—accounting for the need for labour on small farms, the educational benefits, as well as the risks and drawbacks … Continue reading Ecological Farm Internships: Modes, Experiences, and Justice

AUG 30: COURTENAY, BC – Amara Farm Tour & Potluck

Posted by Moss Dance on August 03, 2017

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Join us at Amara Farm for a tour, potluck, and socializing with fellow farmers, gardeners, and farm curious folk. We are all Young Agrarians at heart so don’t be deterred if you are an older Young Agrarian 🙂 Please bring a dish to share and your own beverages. Eating surfaces and utensils are available at the farm. Feel free to bring along an instrument and maybe a sing-along will happen! WHEN: August 30 from 5:30-10:00PM 6:00PM Farm tour 7:00PM Potluck 8:00PM-10:00PM Song circle and socializing! WHERE: Amara Farm, 2641 Kirby Rd Courtenay, BC, V9J 1T3 PLEASE NOTE: Children are welcome! Please leave … Continue reading AUG 30: COURTENAY, BC – Amara Farm Tour & Potluck