Tag Archives: Abbotsford

Sept 24-25: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Fall Farm Days at K&M Farms

Posted by Moss Dance on September 14, 2016

Farm Event K&M Farm

K&M Farm Event Come see how K&M Farms raises chickens and turkeys outdoors! September 24 & 25, 10AM-4PM both days 28494 Maclure Rd, Abbotsford, BC 604-857-8912 Hay Wagon Farm Tour Cooking Demo Tastings Petting Zoo Baby Chicks! The hay wagon tour will show visitors all stages of our outdoor production system. There will be day old turkeys for people so see and cuddle. The hay ride will first show how the young turkeys need extra heat and how we transition or acclimatize them to outside temperatures before moving them to the pasture. In the pasture they will see the movable … Continue reading Sept 24-25: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Fall Farm Days at K&M Farms

FARM JOB: Earth Apple Farm, Part Time Harvester, Abbotsford

Posted by Moss Dance on May 31, 2016

Farm Jobs Earth Apple Farm

About Earth Apple Farm Earth Apple is located at Glen Valley Organic Farm Coop, which is close to the town of Fort Langley, but just inside the border of Abbotsford right beside the Fraser River. The farm is surrounded by river, forest, pasture, fields and is lush with life- wild, cultivated and edible! Earth Apple Farm is Hiring! If you are looking to hone your skills in farming, but only can spare a couple days a week, this job is for you. We are looking for a hard-working, part-time harvester to hire mid-June through the summer and into fall. This … Continue reading FARM JOB: Earth Apple Farm, Part Time Harvester, Abbotsford

April 26: Food Processing Forum, Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on April 11, 2016

Food Processing Forum raspberries

The Agriculture Centre of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valley is hosting a Food Processing Forum on April 26th from 1-3pm at UFV in Abbotsford. The forum will provide information about: new supplier opportunities for organic and conventionally farmed produce; the Global Food Safety Standard Initiative; CFIA standard guidelines on packaging; “Buy Local’ funding opportunities; an opportunity to identify your concerns and ask questions. The event is provided at no cost and includes an informal reception. We are asking participants to register for free so that we can track numbers. Please register for the Food Processing Forum here! Please contact Garry Fehr … Continue reading April 26: Food Processing Forum, Abbotsford, BC

Goals, Growing Pains & Going Forward: Earth Apple Farm

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 24, 2015

Earth Apple Farm - Farmers Market Stand

Shirlene Cote farms Earth Apple Farm, formerly in Burnaby and now in Abbotsford, BC. In the beginning of my mentorship I set some goals for the year and beyond. My goal planning was three-fold (1-year, 3-year and 8-year) and ended up being a page long, so I will offer the condensed version. In the first year I aimed to 1) net more income, 2) secure 2-3 feasible plans for relocating to a new stable long-term farm home in one year and 3) develop and adhere to a self-care plan. In the goal planning process I found it challenging to set … Continue reading Goals, Growing Pains & Going Forward: Earth Apple Farm

SEPT 28-29: Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop, Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on September 25, 2015

Visual display of jars - examples of agrifood value added processing businesses

Partners for Growth Advisory Services is proud to be presenting another Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop! WHEN: September 28th – 29th, 2015 WHERE: Abbotsford Agricultural Centre 1767 Angus Campbell 8:30AM-4:30PM COST: $105 (includes GST) w/ Lunch Provided The workshop is for both professional development and building up your network. It is a great opportunity to either build-out or refresh your business plan! This is a program funded by the Ministry of Agriculture, and is perfect for those that are thinking of starting up and/or have an existing Agri-Food/Beverage Processing or Farming Business. Please see the image below for detailed course information: We are very … Continue reading SEPT 28-29: Agri-Food Business Planning Workshop, Abbotsford, BC