Blog Category: Rockstar Farmer Tour

MARCH 3, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2019

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Join us for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! No matter where you are at in your farming journey or what type of farm you operate, these “lean” principles can help you streamline and maximize your time. WHEN: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1-6pm WHERE:  Dakelh Territory | Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way, Prince George B.C. COST:  Sliding scale $25-$50. There are a couple work … Continue reading MARCH 3, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

EVENT RECAP: Ben Hartman of ‘The Lean Farm’ speaks to farmers from across the Basin in Kimberley

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 30, 2019

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*Farmers in featured image (L – R): Christian from 3 Crows Farm/Cranbrook, Nigel from Cartwheel Farm/Creston, Cali from Salix and Sedge/Salmo, Ben Hartman, Sarah from Stone Meadow Gardens/Castlegar, Emma from Bent Plow Farm/Blewitt & Kate from Hoedown CSA/Pass Creek. On January 21st, a diverse group of more than 40 people came together at Centre64 in Kimberley for a presentation by Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm. This was Ben’s third stop on a tour of British Columbia that brought him first to Langley and Victoria before hopping on a flight to the East Kootenay. After brief introductions on the … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Ben Hartman of ‘The Lean Farm’ speaks to farmers from across the Basin in Kimberley

JAN 21, 2019: KIMBERLEY, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 19, 2018

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Join us for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! No matter where you are at in your farming journey or what type of farm you operate, these “lean” principles can help you streamline and maximize your time. WHEN: Monday, January 21, 2019 from 1:00-6:00 PM WHERE:  Ktunaxa Territories – Centre 64 Theatre – 64 Deer Park Ave, Kimberley, BC COST:  Sliding scale $25-50.  All funds raised go … Continue reading JAN 21, 2019: KIMBERLEY, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

JAN 20, 2019: VICTORIA, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 07, 2018 2 Comments

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Join us for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! Ben and his wife earn a comfortable living from 1/2 acre of cultivated land working less than 35 hours per week. All kinds of farms can benefit from these lean principles, not just market gardens! WHEN: Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 1:00-6:00 PM WHERE:  Coast Salish Territory – Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street, … Continue reading JAN 20, 2019: VICTORIA, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

JAN 19-20, 2019: LANGLEY, BC – Metro Vancouver Mixer with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 06, 2018

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Join us for our Metro Vancouver Mixer in Langley, B.C. in partnership with the Langley Small Farm Network for two days of farm workshops & networking! Saturday kicks off with a workshop from the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm book, titled “Market Gardening with Lean: Earn a Comfortable Living with Less Waste and Work”. Ben has inspired thousands of farmers to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms, and he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! In the evening we will share a potluck meal, stories, and celebrate our local farming community with farmer slideshows. On Sunday, Mount Krumpit Farm and Zaklan Heritage Farm … Continue reading JAN 19-20, 2019: LANGLEY, BC – Metro Vancouver Mixer with Ben Hartman

ROCK STAR FARMER TOUR WITH CURTIS STONE: Seattle, Feb 14 & Langley, Feb 21

Posted by Sara Dent on February 06, 2015 1 Comment

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Profitable (urban) Farming On Less Than An Acre – Workshops in Seattle, WA & Langley, BC! SEATTLE: Saturday, February 14, 2015: 9am-5pm, Cost $75 – Click Here for Workshop Tickets Location: Phinney Community Center – Brick Building, 6615 Dayton Ave. North, Seattle, WA, 98103 In true Young Agrarians style, please bring a potluck dish to share and tools to eat with. Thank you to our Awesome Community Partners: Seattle Tilth, City Grown Seattle, and Tilth Producers of Washington. LANGLEY: Saturday, February 21, 2015: 10am-6pm, Cost $75 – Click Here for Workshop Tickets Location: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Auditorium, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC In true Young … Continue reading ROCK STAR FARMER TOUR WITH CURTIS STONE: Seattle, Feb 14 & Langley, Feb 21

Crop Planning Can Be Sexy- Learning How to take Joy in the Paperwork with Fredric Theriault

Posted by Sara Dent on January 18, 2015 1 Comment

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Blog Post By Ashton Sweetnam of Roots Up! Vegetable Farm. Photos below are from the Young Agrarians Farm Tour & Potluck Ian and Ashton hosted on their farm this past summer! The budding stages of starting a farm are exhilarating, anxiety provoking, and a full roller coaster ride of ideas and dreams alternately coming to fruition and being cut back before they have a chance to propagate. Likely, this point in time is years in the making. You have spent countless hours and possibly years learning about the impacts of environmental degradation and human disconnection from nature. You want to do … Continue reading Crop Planning Can Be Sexy- Learning How to take Joy in the Paperwork with Fredric Theriault

Grow A Farmer Vancouver Island – Spring 2015 Events

Posted by Moss Dance on January 16, 2015

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Hey Vancouver Island farmers! Here at the Young Agrarians Vancouver Island Headquarters (OK, yeah, you guessed it, my farmhouse…) we are getting ready for an exciting spring, chock full of farmy events for the Vancouver Island region! We want to fill your calendar up with opportunities to meet up with other farmers, geek out on farm topics, find land, and learn skills that will grow your farm business! Without further ado, here’s what we’ve got lined up for you… 1. Rockstar Farmer Tour Stop: Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers with Frédéric Thériault January 29, 2015, 10am-6pm (doors 9:30am) – … Continue reading Grow A Farmer Vancouver Island – Spring 2015 Events