This weekend something special is coming to the Peace Region. On September 23, the Peace River Organic Producers Association and Young Agrarians will be hosting their first ever Peace River Farmer Mixer. The event will include presentations focusing in on the topic of “Sharing Your Farm’s Story” and networking at the Goodfare Hall beginning at 9:30 with farm tours to follow. According to event organizer Donovan Kitt, “We picked those speakers because we wanted to have topics that are relevant to everyone whether you’ve been in the business for a while or you are just considering getting into farming or market … Continue reading THIS WEEKEND: Peace Country Farmer Mixer!
—- POSITION FILLED! —- Amara Farm in K’ómoks Territory (Courtenay, BC) is seeking a farm intern for the Fall season this year—learn and grow on an organic farm is also a member of the Merville Organics Growers’ Co-operative. About Amara Farm Amara Farm is a 26 acre certified organic farm located about 6 km north of Courtenay, BC. We have two cleared fields surrounded by a buffer of forest. We grow vegetables on one acre and have one acre of blueberries for harvest and U-pick. We utilize five hoop houses for year-round vegetable growing, seedling propagation, and hot crop production. We keep a … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Courtenay, BC – Amara Farm – POSITION FILLED
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The world is starved for people able to enrich the planet while improving soil and human ecology. You’ve dreamed of making a livelihood growing food and raising livestock, but are unsure of how to take the next step. This summer at LINNAEA FARM we offer a week long program to inoculate you with ideas and techniques to get your garden growing! TWO DATES: July 8 – 15 OR August 11-18 WHERE: Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC TOPICS COVERED: Sense of Place, phenology, planning & marketing, seed sowing and saving, record keeping, animal husbandry, compost & making the most of soil, pests & weeds, practical … Continue reading SUMMER 2017: Organic Market Garden Intensives, Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC
Position: Organic Farm Intern Type: full-time internship with accom., monthly stipend, more (see below) Organization: The BeetBox Market Garden http://thebeetbox.ca Location: Buckingham, Quebec About the Farm: Located 3 minutes from Buckingham, QC, The BeetBox (La Boîte à Bettes) is a burgeoning certified organic, small-scale, intensive market garden only 40km from Ottawa/Gatineau. In this second year since launching, we are expanding and hiring two farm interns. Both interns will be working alongside David Mazur-Goulet, The BeetBox’s owner and farmer. One intern will have room and board provided for while the other intern will commute to the farm by their own means. Interns’ monthly stipend will vary accordingly, … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: The BeetBox Market Garden, Buckingham, QC
Profitable (urban) Farming On Less Than An Acre – Click Here for Workshop Tickets Saturday, February 21, 2015: 10am-6pm, Cost $75 Location: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Langley Campus – Auditorium, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, V3A 8G9, BC Proceeds support Young Agrarians to grow programs in 2015! In true Young Agrarians style, please bring a potluck dish to share and tools to eat with. Coffee, tea, water will be provided. Please bring a mug or container for hot beverages and / or water. Is it possible to make a good living on less than an acre of land? Learn how you can farm on just … Continue reading Rock Star Farmer Tour with Curtis Stone: Langley, Feb 21