ABOUT VANCOUVER URBAN FARMING SOCIETY The Vancouver Urban Farming Society (VUFS) is a nonprofit organization working to strengthen urban farming through education, networking, advocacy and business support towards our mission of growing urban farming in Vancouver and beyond. We do so through programming and events, maintaining a strong network, working with policymakers, as well as public education and engagement. VUFS Online: www.urbanfarmers.ca Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VancouverUrbanFarmingSociety/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/VUFS QUALIFICATIONS Previous experience in a nonprofit setting In-depth knowledge of urban farming and/or urban agriculture and other forms of small-scale sustainable agriculture and food systems Strong project management and event planning skills Experience with budget … Continue reading JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Urban Farming Society Program Mananger
Integrated Pest Management Workshop | Presented by Vancouver Urban Farming Society & Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) July 9th, 2017 | 1:00 to 2:30 pm | Fresh Roots Urban Farm, Vancouver | $10 Explore pests on the farm and get practical tips on improving your pest management! Kiara Jack of E.S. Cropconsult will lead an in-field lesson on common pests, the importance of plant diversity, and organic pest control options. Participants will get hands-on experience with identifying garden insects and diseases and monitoring techniques. Location We’ll be using one of the Fresh Roots Urban Farm locations in Vancouver as our … Continue reading JULY 9: VANCOUVER, BC – Integrated Pest Management Workshop
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society (VUFS) is delighted to announce our 6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum, AGM & Social on November 21 at the Creekside Community Centre. The annual forum is an opportunity for urban farmers from across the region, policymakers, food security advocates, urban agriculture enthusiasts, members of the public, and all others with an interest and involvement in urban farming to come together. There will be a diversity of workshops, presentations, and panels on urban farming related topics. WHEN: November 21, 2015 Forum 8:30AM-4:30PM – Full Program Schedule Here AGM 12:30PM-1:30PM Social 5:00PM WHERE: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0B1, Canada … Continue reading 6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum, AGM & Social
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society, Young Agrarians, and Vancity are partnering to present a workshop to help you grow your urban farm business! To support new and aspiring entrepreneurs, Vancity offers the Each One Grow One sessions which provide information and tools to help make your young business more financially stable and sustainable. The half day workshop will address two topics as identified by the urban farming community, Keys to Market Research and Making the Most of Your Money. It will be co-facilitated by Vancity and Urban Farmer Marc Schutzbank. WHERE: Vancity Oakridge Community Branch, 5594 Cambie St, Vancouver, BC V5Z WHEN: Saturday, … Continue reading April 25, 2015 – Market Research & Money Management for Urban Farmers Workshop
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society (VUFS) is delighted to announce our 5th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum, AGM & Social on November 30 at the Croatian Cultural Centre. The annual forum is an opportunity for urban farmers from across the region, policymakers, food security advocates, urban agriculture enthusiasts, members of the public, and all others with an interest and involvement in urban farming to come together. Our program for the day will include a keynote address by Curtis Stone of Kelowna’s Green City Acres and diversity of workshops, presentations, and panels on urban farming related topics. View the full program>> 5th Annual … Continue reading Nov 30: 5th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum: Keynote by Curtis Stone
We’re so excited for the third annual Harvest Festival at Zaklan Heritage Farm! Young Agrarians and friends, join us for a fabulous night of networking, eating and dancing. Our hosts Doug Zaklan and Gemma McNeill are young farmers in their third year of production on this family-owned farm. This year they have increased production and offer eggs, flowers, fruit, veggies and honey to their customers. Zaklan Heritage Farm is a fantastic example of growing and managing the land ecologically for optimum health and fertility. Date: Saturday, September 13th Times: 5pm Farm Tour, 6pm Potluck, Music 8pm Address: 13278 84th Avenue, … Continue reading September 13: Zaklan Heritage Farm 3rd Annual Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC
Register Here Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society this Saturday at UBC Farm – lets mix it up! **PLEASE BRING TOOLS TO EAT WITH: CUP, MUG, PLATE/BOWL, AND CUTLERY** 10 -10:30 | Breakfast 10:30 – 12:30 | Opening Circle & Networking, Intern Enrichment Program Idea Jam Along with some facilitated networking courtesy of our friends at the Young Agrarians, we will be having an idea jam to shape this year’s pilot Intern Enrichment Program. The Intern Enrichment Program came out of a need identified in our consultation with urban farmers for additional opportunities for urban farm interns on the various operations throughout … Continue reading May 10 – Metro Van Urban Farm Mixer!
We’re excited to kick off our 2013 Lower Mainland farm & potluck series collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farming Society: bring your friends, family & loved ones- let’s feed each other! Tour: 5-6pm SOLEFood Street Farms @ corner of Pacific & Carrall Potluck: 6-9pm The Hive, 128 W. Hastings, Suite 210 (not #201 as on poster – oops!) * Bring a food dish to share and tools to eat with; bring your own beverage @ 7pmish – Presentation / Conversation @ land access with: Deer Crossing the Art Farm’s Smart Farm Project, and Researcher / Farmer Dennis J. Dennis, UBC Land … Continue reading SOLEFood Farms Tour & Hive Potluck