Holistic Management Canada and Organic Alberta are teaming up to co-host their conference in Lacombe, Alberta. This conference includes sessions of interest to new and young farmers looking for knowledge and skills in ecological agriculture. Join us for a Young Agrarians networking social and build your network of mentors and get your farming career started here!
Full Schedule and Registration: http://holisticmanagement.ca/conference/
Opportunity: Some conference bursaries may be available for new and young farmers. Inquire with firstname.lastname@example.org
Sessions for new and young farmers:
“Sheep, Poultry and Pork: The Livestock Startup” – Donovan Kit & Lisa Lundgard (The Homestead Farm) and Patrick VanderBurg and Marnie Chow (Fair Sun Farms)
“Pros and Cons for Different Marketing Strategies from Experienced Fruit & Vegetable Producers” – Trevor Aleman (Busy Bea’s Market Garden), Andrew Mans (Mans Organics) and Dawn Boileau (Sunrise Gardens)
“The Opportunity for Marketing Slow Meat” – Callum MacLeod (Slow Food Youth, Slow Meat, Canadian Heritage Breeds) and Ian Griebel (Redtail Farms)
“Seed Security & Growing Seed” – Rachelle Ternier (Prairie Garden Seeds) and Chris Wooding (Ironwood Organics)
“Lessons in Livestock Marketing from New to Experienced Farmers” – Jerry Kitt and Andrew M. Sedlak
“Growing the Next Generation of Prairie Farmers – The Story of an organic grain apprenticeship program in Montana” – Anna Jones-Crabtree and Doug Crabtree (Vilicus Farms)
“Ecological Design for a Resilient Farm” – Takota Coen (Grass Roots Family Farm)
“Attracting and Cultivating the Next Generation to your Farm” – Tom & Margaret Towers (Tamara Ranch ) and Kathleen Charpentier (Redtail Farms)
Young Agrarians Networking Social
When: Friday, February 16th at 7:30pm
Where: Ugly’s Pub
What: Get to know other new and young farmers and ecological farmers from across the provinces! Find opportunities, share and learn from our amazing community!
Open to everyone.