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Feb 25: Young Agrarians Mixer, Olds, Alberta

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 17, 2016


We’re growing the next generation of ecological farmers in Alberta! Join us February 25th in Olds, AB at 7pm at the Land and Science Building at Olds College. There will be a little networking, a little learning, a little sharing, a little food, a little enjoyment of libations and A LOT of fun! This event is being organized as part of the 2016 Organic Alberta & Alberta Farm Fresh Producers Conference but anyone is welcome to come!    

Eastern Ontario – Young Farmer Mixer!

Posted by Sara Dent on October 16, 2014

YA Eastern Ontario Poster Final

To register please go to: http://easternontariomixer.brownpapertickets.com/ Young Agrarians is excited to grow into other parts of Canada. After attending a Young Agrarians Mixer on Vancouver Island this past Spring, Ayla Fenton is organizing a mixer in the area where she farms, near Kingston, Ontario. Please help us get the word out and make this event a success! Want to help organize or donate food and supplies to the event? Get in touch: theyoungagrarians@gmail.com. To join the event on Facebook and invite your people please go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/816988275002482/ Young = new and young farmers (40 and under), and anyone else who wants to … Continue reading Eastern Ontario – Young Farmer Mixer!

Muskoka, Ontario: Let’s Mix It Up!

Posted by Sara Dent on October 15, 2014 1 Comment


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!

Farmer Profile: Ayla Fenton, Roots Down Organic Farm

Posted by Sara Dent on July 02, 2014 1 Comment

Save the Date Eastern Ontario

We’re thrilled to be working with young farmer Ayla Fenton from Ontario. Ayla is coordinating a Young Agrarians mixer in her area fall 2014. For more info on the event – check out this blog post: Young Agrarians Eastern Ontario Mixer This profile first appeared on the National Farmers Union blog. Name: Ayla Fenton Age: 24 Farm name: Manager at Roots Down Organic Farm Location: Near Kingston, ON What do you produce? Lots and lots of vegetables! Size of farm? 100+ acre forested property, 15 acres cultivated Number of years farming?  2 Farming background? I grew up in the suburbs, but my parents cultivated a love of the outdoors from a very early age with frequent camping trips … Continue reading Farmer Profile: Ayla Fenton, Roots Down Organic Farm

June 14 Join Us For: Put your hoe down – Farmer Hoe Down!

Posted by Sara Dent on June 13, 2014

Fresh Valley Farms Pigs

Armstrong, BC: Dear farmers and farm supporters from far and wide, join us for an evening of friends, delicious local food, music and fun at Fresh Valley Farms. It’s going to be worth the drive! Please leave your dogs at home, but do bring your farm-y & food loving friends, musical instruments, camping gear and a willingness to let loose and kick up your heels. Saturday June 14 3 PM – Farm Tour: 1346 Mountain View Road 5:30 PM – Camp Ground: 1152 Mountain View Road 6:30 PM – Potluck, Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with … Continue reading June 14 Join Us For: Put your hoe down – Farmer Hoe Down!

Vancouver Island Mixer 2014 – Learning, Networking, Growing

Posted by Moss Dance on May 15, 2014


I’m a lucky farmer. Not only do I get to farm, I get to work with other farmers, foodies and agriculture enthusiasts. In March, 2014, I had the enormous privilege of organizing the Young Agrarians Spring Farmer Mixer for Vancouver Island & the Gulf Islands. The Mixer was a hands-on, practical farmer education and networking event in Nanoose Bay. Once the gathering was over, I dove directly into my own farm life, inspired and energized by the workshops and people I met and the practical ideas and skills I learned. I’ve been so busy farming this past month and a … Continue reading Vancouver Island Mixer 2014 – Learning, Networking, Growing

Kootenays Spring Farmer Mixer – SCHEDULE ADDED!

Posted by Laura Hannant on March 13, 2014 3 Comments

Mixer Sticker

Ready to gather, share, learn, dream and mix it up Kootenay farm style?  Kootenay’s first ever Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer & Sleepover! Before the days get too long, the weather too warm, and all our lives way too busy… it’s time to gather and network with farm folk!!!  We’re bringing together as many young(ish) ecological farmers as we can for two-days of skills sharing, workshops and connection making. Young Agrarians has officially come to the Kootenays!  We have regional coordinators on the ground and modest funding to start supporting local young farmers and the farm-curious.  The Mixer will also be … Continue reading Kootenays Spring Farmer Mixer – SCHEDULE ADDED!

Southlands Heritage Farm Mixer!

Posted by Sara Dent on August 13, 2013

Southlands Farm YAblog

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 As part of our on-going farm tour and potluck series, join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians for a tour hosted by Southlands Heritage Farm – a community farm home to horses, sheep, chickens, bees and more! Jordan Maynard will give us a tour and share the history of the area and hopes for the farm into the future. Come on down and mingle with farmers, garden-geeks and food lovers from around the Lower Mainland. We’ll introduce ourselves, look around the farm, and eat together. After the sun goes down we’ll snuggle up for some fire time. Please bring … Continue reading Southlands Heritage Farm Mixer!