Hay South Okanagan farmers, foodies, and farm-curious folk: we have an awesome line up of South Okanagan farm tours and potlucks coming your way this summer! WHY ATTEND SOUTH OKANAGAN FARM TOURS? Joining in regional farm tours is a great way to meet other farmers and build community — so join us for one (or all!) of our upcoming farm tours! YA farm events are a great way to get connected! Are you looking for land to farm? A community to grow into? Thinking of moving to the South Okanagan? This is a great way to meet other farmers, nerd out about farming, and learn about the unique … Continue reading South Okanagan Farm Tours, Summer 2018
Young Agrarians is seeking a dynamic and motivated contractor to build our young and new farmer network in the Columbia Basin/Kootenays! ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA), a partnership with FarmFolk CityFolk Society, is focused on growing the next generation of ecological farmers in BC and Canada. YA is a collaborative network strategy to engage and support new and potential entrants in/to agriculture. YA’s main program activities are: 1) on-line outreach and resource sharing, 2) on and off farm educational events, 3) business mentorships and 4) land access programming. COLUMBIA BASIN COORDINATOR: CONTRACT DESCRIPTION We are looking for a dynamic … Continue reading CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: KOOTENAYS – Young Agrarians Columbia Basin Coordinator
More yards in Vancouver, BC have been converted to farm space! The young farmer movement grows! As part of our ongoing collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farm Society – we have two Vancouver potlucks in August. The first on Wednesday, August 14th with City Beet Farm, and the second at Southlands Heritage Farm Saturday, August 24th. City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck – August 14th Come join us for a tour around Mount Pleasant of City Beet Farm’s front/side/backyard farms! After finding their farm legs during an organic farm internship on Reroot Organic Farm in Harriston, Ontario, Ruth and Katie launched their … Continue reading City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck
August 3rd, 2013 We’re excited for our 2nd Kootenays potluck and skills share in Creston at the Know & Grow Community Farm 4pm Help get the Know & Grow Community Farm Food Forest started. 6pm Potluck – Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with! * This is an all ages event! Little ones welcome. We rocked the Sasquatch in January – now it’s time to potluck outside! Let’s get together at the Know & Grow Community Farm (College of the Rockies). We’ll check out the site, graze in the gardens, and get going on a new permaculture project. … Continue reading Know & Grow Community Farm: Kootenays Potluck!
Thursday, June 27, 2013 Vancouver, BC Join us for an event collaboration with Hastings Urban Farm, Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians! 6pm – Meet and tour Hastings Urban Farm with farmers Brenda, Doc and Eric 6:30pm – Weed Dating – fun! Meet other folk. Talk about food and farming and anything else under the sun:) It’s like speed dating but you get to get your hands dirty and eat afterwards. Thanks to the Greenhorns for getting the weed dating idea on the map. We love it! 7pm – Potluck – bring a dish to share and tools to … Continue reading Hastings Urban Farm Weed Date + Potluck
Young Farmies: The Homestead Organic Farm in Peachland is finally getting around to hosting a potluck. You are invited. Sunday June 2. Say, 5:30 pm for the tour, 6:30 for dinner? Directions at thehomesteadorganicfarm.ca. If you’re coming, please let us know! You can use this handy form at our website to do so. No bringing salad greens for your dish. You’re better than that. Hope to see you there!