JANUARY 31: CAMROSE, AB – Farm Transition Cafe

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 18, 2019

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Did you know that 92% of farms in Alberta don’t have a transition or succession plan for their farm? At the same time, there’s a growing movement of new and beginning farmers seeking land and farm opportunities. How we steward the transition of farm land and businesses from one generation to the next is going to have a major impact on the future of agriculture and the food system. Its time we get the conversation started. WHAT: Join us for a participatory conversation and hear about the opportunities and challenges of farm transition. Raise questions and expand your thinking through discussions with fellow farmers. WHO: For current farmers … Continue reading JANUARY 31: CAMROSE, AB – Farm Transition Cafe

JAN & FEB, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 09, 2019

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Join us in Duncan, Vancouver Island for a workshop series for farmer wellness. Make 2020 your best season yet with a toolbox of practices to reduce stress and enhance your wellbeing both on and off-farm. Young Agrarians and Harmony Yoga and Wellness Center present: Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers – Gentle stretching – Deep breathing – Learn to learn to calm the mind and tame the nervous system.  4 DATES: Mondays, 3-4:30pm | January 20, 27, February 3, 10 WHERE: Harmony Yoga Centre, 360 Duncan Street, Duncan, BC COST: A suggested $20 donation for the full four sessions can be paid online during … Continue reading JAN & FEB, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2020

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Job Posting for Maternity Leave: Bookkeeper The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) is seeking to hire an experienced temporary bookkeeper to cover maternity leave for 12 months.  The Bookkeeper works closely with the COABC Executive Director.  This is a part time position, 14 hours (2 days) per week at a rate of $22.00 per hour.  The position will be based out of our Vernon office. COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony.  COABC views the organic certification system as an effective way to move agricultural production to more sustainable methods.  The organization also … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper

Farmer Podcast Club: Métis in Space (S.5 EP#1) – Resistance and Resilience Symposium 3 Shorts

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 21, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. WELCOME TO MÉTIS IN SPACE – THE PODCAST WHERE YOUR HOSTS, MOLLY AND CHELSEA, DRINK A BOTTLE OF (RED) WINE AND, FROM A TIPSY, DECOLONIAL PERSPECTIVE, REVIEW A SCI-FI MOVIE OR TELEVISION EPISODE FEATURING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, TROPES AND THEMES. Resistance and Resilience Symposium 3 Shorts (S.5 EP#1)- Metis in Space Released Sept 13, 2018 In Season 5, Episode 1 of otipêyimisiw-iswêwak kihci-kîsikohk, Métis in Space kicks things off with a live show! Recorded in front of a live studio audience at the Exploring The New R&R: Resistance and Resilience of Indigenous Women’s symposium, put on by the … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Métis in Space (S.5 EP#1) – Resistance and Resilience Symposium 3 Shorts

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 21, 2020

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Pilgrims’ Produce, near Armstrong and Vernon, BC, is seeking a Market Garden Farm Worker for the 2020 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE We offer a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts mainly to folks in our local community via: Farmer’s Markets, our own CSA box program, U-Pick as well as other local outlets. Just minutes to Vernon and Armstrong at the base of Eagle Rock cliff face we farm 13.7 acres using a few tractors and lots of man (and woman) power. With 6 high tunnel greenhouses along with field crops, … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker