2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club Event Series Announced!

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 07, 2021

Join Young Agrarians and friends for a Columbia Basin event series this season on- and off-farm to learn together and support each other! We’ll be gathering online and in-person on the last Monday evening of every month from June through December. Some sessions we’ll have an expert guest join and other sessions, we’ll share with each other.

What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes.

Read on for more information about each event and stay tuned here for more information and to register.

Monday, June 28 2021 ~ ONLINE – REGISTER HERE

Young Agrarians presents Virtual Q&A and Solstice Social with the YA BC Business Mentorship Program Coordinator and professional Business Coach Melanie Buffel: How to set your prices when you’ve still figuring out your cost of production? What’s the best footwear for farming in the Kootenays? Bring all your random questions and let’s chat.

Monday, July 26 2021 ~ ONLINE

Young Agrarians, Flyway Farm and Forest and the Spilli Station Cafe present a Virtual Farm Tour and Farm-to-Table Demo @ Flyway Farm and Forest, located in Spillimacheen.

Monday,  August 30 2021 ~ ON-FARM

Young Agrarians, Happy Accidents Farm, Stone Meadow Gardens and Soil Matters present an on-farm production season talk about veggie and flower production, including a farm tour in Tarrys. Bring your swim suit, this farm’s nearby some nice spots for a refreshing dip!

Monday, September 27 2021 ~ ON-FARM

Young Agrarians, Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm present an on-farm event and thematic discussion in Blewitt.

Monday, October 25 2021 ~ ON-FARM

Young Agrarians and Kootenay Local Agricultural Society present Tool School in Krestova or Creston (location TBA).

Monday, November 29 2021 ~ ONLINE

Young Agrarians and Basin Business Advisors present a Virtual Drop-in Business Support and Brainstorming Session for the 2022 season and beyond!

Monday, December 20 2021 ~ ONLINE

Young Agrarians and friends present Farmer Slideshow Year-End Social- call outs for participation in November! Email hailey@youngagrarians.org to sign up.

Stay tuned for updates by subscribing to our Columbia Basin/Kootenay newsletter!

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? 

Through the B.C. Land Matching Program, Young Agrarians is offering support to farmers looking for land for their farm business and landowners looking for farmers to farm their land. The Columbia Basin Land Matcher will be attending the event to answer any questions about accessing land through this program. For those unable to join us, you can send a message to hailey@youngagrarians.org for more information.


THANK YOU!

CBT

The Columbia Basin event series is made possible with funding from Columbia Basin Trust.

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