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AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

Posted by Marsha Shack on June 13, 2024

Calling all haskap and regenerative farming enthusiasts! Join us for an enriching tour of Rosy Farms, Alberta’s first and only certified organic haskap farm and one of the 2024 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program host farms. This multi-faceted and immersive on-farm experience will include an exploration of haskap production, hands-on fruit harvesting and discussion on the principles of regenerative farming. Cap off the day with a delightful potluck dinner amidst the serene orchard backdrop.  WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2024 | 3:30 pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 & North Saskatchewan River Territory | Rosy Farm I 57114 Range Road 264, Alcomdale, … Continue reading AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

JULY 28, 2024: ST. NORBERT, MB – Farm Tour at Almost Urban Vegetables

Posted by Jennifer Sparling on June 11, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour of Almost Urban Vegetables in St. Norbert, Manitoba! Get to know your local farmers Bruce and Marilyn, who are also host farmers in the 2024 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program. Almost Urban Vegetables is a 10-acre family farm, where they grow their vegetables in the fertile, nutrient-rich soils of the Red River Valley. Come and learn about their growing practices for their seasonal vegetables, which are sold in their CSA program and at the local farmer’s market. You’ll also have a chance to hear about their farming values and why it’s important for them to … Continue reading JULY 28, 2024: ST. NORBERT, MB – Farm Tour at Almost Urban Vegetables

JULY 24, 2024: TERRACE, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Farmer Cam’s Foods

Posted by Marsha Shack on June 10, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour and potluck at Farmer Cam’s Foods in Terrace, British Columbia! Farmer Cam Bell is a host farmer in the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program specializing in nutritious microgreens, fresh greens, salad mixes, flavourful herbs, roots, and fruiting crops that they grow in the lush soils of the Skeena River Valley. Stay for a potluck of snacks & refreshments, and connect with your local farming community. WHEN: Wednesday, July 24, 2024 | 6pm-8:30pm LOCATION:  Ts’msyen Territory. 3527 River Dr Terrace, BC DIRECTIONS: At 3527 River Dr Terrace, BC, you will see a sign for Farmer Cam’s … Continue reading JULY 24, 2024: TERRACE, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Farmer Cam’s Foods

Reconciliation Training is Available for BC Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 30, 2024 1 Comment

Are you a farmer located in B.C. wondering how to honour the Indigenous lands you steward? kinSHIFT hosts beautiful online trainings about cultivating stronger relationships with Indigenous peoples and places, and we’ve received funds to subsidize the cost for BC farmers. Discount codes of 50% or 90% off are available for people who work on farms or otherwise provision food in B.C. Not sure if you qualify? Send us a message at community@youngagrarians.org For every B.C. farmer who participates in a kinSHIFT training, funds will go to IndigenEYEZ, an Indigenous youth arts empowerment program! Elements of Truth: Before Reconciliation Immerse … Continue reading Reconciliation Training is Available for BC Farmers

SEPT 19, 2024: STE. ANNE, MB – Heirloom Tomato Tasting, Farm Tour and Potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 27, 2024

You’re invited to an heirloom tomato tasting, farm tour and potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead in Ste. Anne, Manitoba! Swallowtail is a small-scale ecological farm specializing in medicinal herbs, vegetables, and flowers. They have a strong focus on regenerative agriculture and soil health. Come see what they’re up to, and get some tomato seed-saving tips, too! WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2024 | 5-8pm LOCATION: Treaty 1 Territory. 44041 PR 210 Road, Ste. Anne, MB DIRECTIONS: Swallowtail Farmstead is an easy 30 min drive SE of Winnipeg. Take #1 TransCanada Hwy east toward Kenora. Turn off at the Steinbach exit. Next turn off … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2024: STE. ANNE, MB – Heirloom Tomato Tasting, Farm Tour and Potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead

JUN 28, 2024: Oakbank, MB – Farm Tour and Cover Cropping Workshop with Wild Earth Farms

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 24, 2024

Join us for a tour of Wild Earth Farms where we’ll explore the ups and downs of working cover crops into a vegetable rotation. We’ll discuss the farm’s goals for this particular crop and share cover crop stories. Manitoba Agriculture’s Vegetable Extension Specialist will also be on hand to demonstrate and discuss soil sampling and analysis, and we’ll review the results of spring samples taken on the farm. There’ll be plenty of time for networking too! There will be snacks and coffee provided but attendees are also invited to join the organizers after the tour at Pineridge Hollow to eat … Continue reading JUN 28, 2024: Oakbank, MB – Farm Tour and Cover Cropping Workshop with Wild Earth Farms

JULY 7, 2024: COBBLE HILL, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm

Posted by Kat Roger on May 22, 2024

You’re invited to a Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm in Cobble Hill, B.C. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come out to connect with other farmers and food lovers, share a meal, and learn about berry production! We’ll enjoy a farm tour from Silverside farmers Charles and Manzar, who were matched in 2023 through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP). We will hear how Charles and Manzar transitioned their farm from Alberta … Continue reading JULY 7, 2024: COBBLE HILL, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm

JUNE 8, 2024: LANIGAN, SK – Farm Tour and Potluck at Grovenland Farm

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 15, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour and potluck at Grovenland Farm in Lanigan, Saskatchewan! Grovenland is a host farm in the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program specializing in pastured livestock and seasonal vegetables. Three generations farm together using Holistic Management practices. Come check out this diverse family farm and celebrate the start of the summer season! WHEN: June 8, 2024 | 1-4:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 Territory. Google map coordinates here. DIRECTIONS: To find us from Saskatoon or Lanigan: We are just 5.5 miles off the #16 highway between the Guernsey mine and Lanigan, directly south/opposite the junction of #20 (that leads to … Continue reading JUNE 8, 2024: LANIGAN, SK – Farm Tour and Potluck at Grovenland Farm

AUG 17, 2024: WINNIPEG, MB – Garden Tour, Fall Seeding and Potluck with Audrey Logan of Dehydration Nations

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 13, 2024

You’re invited to a garden tour, fall seeding and potluck in Winnipeg, Manitoba! Come for the tour, stay for new community connections and share a potluck meal with Audrey Logan of Dehydration Nations. Join us for a morning of tending the land and helping with fall seed sowing while learning from Audrey’s gardening wisdom on August 17th at the Spirit Park Community Gardens. Audrey will share her permaculture knowledge and introduce the group to the food and medicine she’s been tending in her plot. WHEN: Aug 17, 2024 | 9am-1pm LOCATION: Treaty 1 Territory | Spirit Park Community Gardens at … Continue reading AUG 17, 2024: WINNIPEG, MB – Garden Tour, Fall Seeding and Potluck with Audrey Logan of Dehydration Nations

SEPT 14, 2024: MOOSE JAW, SK – Farm Tour and BBQ Potluck at Wakamow Valley Community Food Farm

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 13, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour and BBQ potluck in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan! Join us for an afternoon celebrating summer’s bounty at Wakamow Valley Community Food Farm. The Wakamow Valley Community Food Farm is a one-acre garden and orchard that hosts farm tours and educational workshops to help strengthen local food systems and gardening knowledge. Come for the tour, stay for new community connections, storytelling, and the BBQ potluck. We’ll also learn about the YA Apprenticeship Program and hear from Danilo, a participant in the program. WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 2024 | 12-4pm LOCATION: Treaty 4 Territory. Mosaic Community Food … Continue reading SEPT 14, 2024: MOOSE JAW, SK – Farm Tour and BBQ Potluck at Wakamow Valley Community Food Farm