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Muskoka, Ontario: Let’s Mix It Up!

Posted by Sara Dent on October 15, 2014 1 Comment

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To REGISTER, please go to: http://muskokamixer.brownpapertickets.com Click here to join this event on Facebook. Please help us get the word out by sharing it with your friends and networks. MUSKOKA MIXER! Wrap the growing season with a young farmer social at Grenville Farms! We’re bringing together as many beginning and young(ish) farmers, as well as friends and foodies for a Saturday mixer and Sunday day-long workshop with Quebec Farmer and Author of The Market Gardener Jean-Martin Fortier. The Young Agrarians has been growing a network of new and young farmers in British Columbia since January 2012. In Partnership with the National … Continue reading Muskoka, Ontario: Let’s Mix It Up!

Muskoka, Ontario: Dan Kretschmar on Farming

Posted by Sara Dent on July 02, 2014 3 Comments

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Dan Kretschmar is a young farmer and member of the National Farmers Union. Dan attended the Young Agrarians Vancouver Island Mixer in March 2014. Dan is organizing the first Young Agrarians Mixer in Ontario October 18-19th! The mixer will feature a day-long workshop with rockstar, six-figure, small-lot farmer Jean-Martin Fortier. Name: Dan Kretschmar Age: 29 Farm name: Grenville Farms Location: Severn Bridge (Muskoka), Ontario What do you produce? Organic Vegetables Size of farm? 190 Acres Number of years farming?  15 years give or take a few Farming background? I spent the first 18 years of my life on my family farm. I grew up around sheep and cows, as well as growing vegetables. My mother was one … Continue reading Muskoka, Ontario: Dan Kretschmar on Farming