Young Agrarians Events: Farm Tours & Potlucks, Workshops, Mixers and Land Links!
Young Agrarians collaborates regularly with farmers and farm organizations to offer an ongoing, community-building event series. Since we were born January 2012, the network has coordinated hundreds of events representing hundreds of farmers organizing to build community across Canada! Get in touch with us if you would like to host a Young Agrarians event, or if you’d like an event listed here: email@example.com.
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Young Agrarians Events:
JAN 11-21, 2020: Columbia Basin Mixer – Save the date!
JAN TBD, 2020: Young Agrarians Business Bootcamp – Save the date!
Other Awesome Community Events:
OCT 26-NOV 20, 2020: ONLINE – Regenerate Conference (Quivira Coalition)
OCT 28, 2020: ONLINE – The Power of The Snout : Le pouvoir du museau (Regeneration Canada)
NOV 3-19, 2020: ONLINE – 2020 National Farmers Convention (National Farmers Union)
NOV 12-18, 2020: ONLINE – Cultivating Change (Food Secure Canada)
FEB 1-19, 2021: ONLINE – BC Farmers’ Markets Virtual Conference- Save the date! (BC Association of Farmers Markets)
FEB 27 & 28, 2021: ONLINE & IN-PERSON – BC Organic Conference- Save the date! (Certified Organic Association of BC)
Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 16, 2020
Every fall, our land matchers look forward to our Land Linking Workshops, where we gather land seekers and landholders to network and talk land access. While we’re not meeting in person this year, we’re excited to offer our first annual online Land Forum! WHEN: November 9 -19th, 2020 WHERE: Online on unceded Indigenous territories across what is today known as B.C. Join us from the comfort of your couch, office, tractor, compost heap – wherever you find yourself able to tune in! RSVP: Register for the Land Forum and you’ll get access to links for all the webinars. Register for … Continue reading LAND FORUM NOV 9-19, 2020 – ONLINE! →
Posted by Dana Penrice on October 15, 2020
Weed Webinars November 4, 2020 – December 9, 2020 by Manitoba Organic Alliance $40 Register here for one, two or five webinars and tune in from the comfort of your own home during your lunch hour. Each webinar is $10. Save $10 by registering for all five. Funding is provided in part by the Canada and Manitoba governments through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Additional sponsorship is provided by FCC, MASC and Weed Surfer. Introduction to Organic Weed Management – November 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm In this webinar, you’ll learn about the general approaches used by organic producers to manage … Continue reading NOV to DEC: Manitoba Organic Alliance Webinar on Weeds →
Posted by Seth Friedman on August 31, 2020
UBC Farm is excited to announce that registration for the second half of our 2020 workshop series is now open! The UBC Farm hosts a wide range of workshops covering everything from gardening and food forestry to herbal medicine, fermenting, foraging, and much more. All of our workshops are beginner friendly and open to everyone. Check out our upcoming workshops below, or visit our website: ubcfarm.ubc.ca/workshops Our workshops are delivered by knowledgeable UBC Farm staff and affiliated experts. Attending a UBC Farm workshop online gives you a great chance to learn from our presenters, as well as to feel connection … Continue reading SEP-NOV 2020: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Community Workshops →
Posted by Azja Jones Martin on August 28, 2020
You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Morgan Creek Farm in Nanaimo, BC! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Leasing farmer Chris “Farmer” Brown was a founding member of Farmship Growers Cooperative and has worked as a market gardener, urban farmer, and agricultural activist in Nanaimo for the past 9 seasons. He is a certified teacher and aspires to bring agricultural literacy into public school classrooms. We will tour the farm, enjoy … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2020: NANAIMO, BC – Land Social at Morgan Creek Farm →
Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 25, 2020
Give your progressive food business a leg up with Feeding Growth! This series of five workshops provides practical tips for progressive retail and packaged goods companies to reach and maintain success. Each workshop follows the Feeding Growth recipe: personable and caring food industry mentors share advice; participants engage in hands-on exercises; and the helpful community of progressive change-makers connects over tasty local food. The series culminates with a keynote event celebrating our graduates and the local food movement. WORKSHOP DATES Brand & Marketing, September 24, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Online via Zoom Sales & Distribution, October 8, … Continue reading SEPT-NOV, 2020: ONLINE – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS →
Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2020
You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Yarrow Ecovillage in Chilliwack, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Yarrow Ecovillage is an intentional community that consists of co-housing and a 20-acre organic farm. The farm portion is leased to several farmers who grow vegetables, flowers, and food forestry products. They currently have some land available for lease for the right fit, as well as some housing opportunities for sale. We will tour … Continue reading SEP 10, 2020: CHILLIWACK, BC – Land Social at Yarrow Ecovillage →
Posted by Tessa Wetherill on August 14, 2020
You’re invited to a socially-distanced Land Social at Puzzlegrass Farm, a small-scale vegetable farm on leased land in Naramata, B.C! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! We will tour the farm, enjoy some a locally prepared food, and take a dive into the steps to building a successful farm on leased land. We will explore what farming on leased land is like and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program can help you find the … Continue reading SEPT 26, 2020: NARAMATA, BC – Land Social at Puzzlegrass Farm →
Posted by Jolene Swain on August 14, 2020
PLEASE NOTE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th, 4-7pm. We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope to connect with you all then! You’re invited to a socially-distanced Land Social at High Slope Acres, a flower and vegetable farm in Telkwa, B.C! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done collaboratively! We will tour the farm, enjoy some a locally prepared food, and take a dive into the steps to building a successful farm on leased … Continue reading TELKWA, BC – Land Social at High Slope Acres – Sunday, September 6th →
Posted by Jolene Swain on August 14, 2020
You’re invited to a socially-distanced Land Linking workshop at Rolla Pub! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Central & Northern B.C. Land Matcher Jolene Swain will highlight key considerations for farmers and farmland holders, as well as the support available through the B.C. Land Matching Program. DATE: Saturday August 22, 2020 • 3:30 – 5:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 8 First Nations Territory. 5187 Rolla Rd, Rolla, BC V0C 2G0 REGISTER: Due to COVID-19, we have limited spaces and require registration for our events so we can manage the number of attendees to … Continue reading AUG 22, 2020: ROLLA, BC – Land Link at Rolla Pub →
Posted by Jolene Swain on August 12, 2020
You’re invited to a socially-distanced Land Social at Whiskey Creek Ranch, a first generation, family-run farm in B.C’.s Peace region that is also home to Hip Peace Produce. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. We will tour the farm, enjoy local food prepared by Whiskey Creek Ranch, and dive into the steps to building a successful farm on leased land. We’ll learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program can help you find the perfect piece of land for you to build your dream farm business – or the perfect farmer … Continue reading AUG 23, 2020: ROSE PRAIRIE, BC – Land Social at Whiskey Creek Ranch →