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Dec 1: Lillooet, BC – Farm Workshop – Making a Profit on One Acre or Less

Posted by Moss Dance on November 25, 2016

Farm Workshop

Join us for an afternoon farm workshop that will help you create a profitable smalll-scale agricultural venture – and show you how to make your existing farm more profitable. You will also learn about efficient farm design, crop planning, growing techniques, record keeping and more. This workshop is ideal for: New and veteran food producers Ranchers who also grow food for sale Gardeners wishing to grow commercially Farm Workshop Details Thursday December 1, 2016 1:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m. P’egp’íg7lha Centre, T’it’q’et Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact lillooetagricultureandfood@gmail.com or call 250 256-9273 to reserve your spot . Workshop Presenter: Scott Bell … Continue reading Dec 1: Lillooet, BC – Farm Workshop – Making a Profit on One Acre or Less

Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Spray Creek Ranch

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 09, 2016

Farmer at Spray Creek Ranch on a morning walk with farm dogs and sows

Name, Farm, Location? We’re Tristan & Aubyn Banwell.  As perhaps you’ve heard, we are located upon magnificent Spray Creek Ranch — in the rainshadow of the Coast Mountains, along the Mighty Fraser, in the Upper St’at’imc Territory, 15 km south of Lillooet, BC. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? Let’s revisit our spring blog post, where we enumerated a few goals — “We are working to develop a producers’ co-op to coordinate marketing and distribution among our amazing local producers.  Our plan is to have a few producers selling to a … Continue reading Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Spray Creek Ranch

August 21: Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo & Workshop, Lillooet, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on August 13, 2015

Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo and Workshop Agriculture Lillooet BC

Get the dirt on soil carbon monitoring – Join Young Agrarians, Spray Creek Ranch, & Dan Denesiuk for a demo and workshop in Lillooet, BC! When: Friday, August 21st — 12 pm to 5 pm Where: Spray Creek Ranch, 15045 Texas Creek Rd, Lillooet BC Spray Creek Ranch will host a potluck lunch at midday. Lunch will be followed by a soil carbon monitoring workshop with a soil sampling demonstration. Our fearless workshop leader is Dan Denesiuk, MSc student at Thompson Rivers University. Dan is studying grazing management as a climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy throughout the BC Interior. Participants are welcome to … Continue reading August 21: Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo & Workshop, Lillooet, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Tristan & Aubyn Banwell

Posted by Kristen Nammour on May 25, 2015

Photographing the daily activities and farming lifestyle on Spray Creek Ranch located on Texas Creek Road, Lillooet

Name?  Tristan & Aubyn Banwell Where do you farm?  Spray Creek Ranch — in the rainshadow of the Coast Mountains, along the Mighty Fraser, in the Upper St’at’mic Territory, 15 km south of Lillooet, BC. What do you farm?  Soil.  We make money raising cattle, laying hens and meat chickens, but really we’re growing healthy, diverse pasture to build the soil. What type of business structure is your farm?  Spray Creek Ranch is a corporation we own in partnership with the land owners. What is your land tenure? We have a wonderful partnership with the land owners — we partnered … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Tristan & Aubyn Banwell