July 14, 2024: SALMO, BC – Salmo Tour de Farm Stand

Posted by Kim Watt on June 18, 2024

Join us for a Sunday morning bike tour of the farm stands of beautiful Salmo, BC! Self-serve farm stands are surging in popularity, and the village of Salmo is leading the way when it comes to farm stand culture in the Kootenays. Within an easy bike ride of the village centre, there are three farm stands that offer fresh produce, fruit, cheese, meat, wool, soap, flowers, and value-added products. Shopping at farm stands is a great way to get the freshest farm products possible, all the while supporting your local producers and connecting with the farms that feed you. The … Continue reading July 14, 2024: SALMO, BC – Salmo Tour de Farm Stand

AUG 24, 2024: INGLIS, MB – Farm Tour and Potluck at Skinner Native Seeds

Posted by Jennifer Sparling on June 17, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour and potluck at Skinner Native Seeds near Inglis, Manitoba! Get to know John and Michael, the father and son duo behind Skinner Native Seeds who specialize in growing native seeds for prairie restoration. They have been growing, collecting, cleaning, blending, and re-seeding native prairie grasses and wildflowers for over 20  years. Currently, they are growing their operation in order to expand their nursery and supply several restoration projects across the prairie provinces. They are also host farmers in the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program. Come to join us on this unique farm tour, where you’ll … Continue reading AUG 24, 2024: INGLIS, MB – Farm Tour and Potluck at Skinner Native Seeds

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 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: August 10, 2024 | 3:30 pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 & North Saskatchewan River Territory | Rosy Farm I 57114 Range Road 264, Alcomdale, AB T8R … 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 are 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 … 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: July 24, 2024 | 6pm-8:30pm LOCATION:  Ts’msyen Territory. 3527 River Dr Terrace, BC REGISTER: This event is free, but space is limited. Please register on Eventbrite. CARPOOL INFO: Carpooling … Continue reading JULY 24, 2024: TERRACE, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Farmer Cam’s Foods

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: Sept 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 to … 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

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

AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 07, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour in Edmonton, Alberta! Come for the tour followed by an Ethiopian BBQ and potluck at Ebsa Silga’s farm. Join us for an afternoon of connecting and learning about how Ebsa Silga’s farm is growing nutritious and delicious food for the Ethiopian community. See all the beautiful field and greenhouse vegetables that Ebsa is growing – including the famous Ethiopian vegetable anchote! WHEN: Aug 17, 2024 | 2-6pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 Territory. Please use the Google map coordinates here for directions to Ebsa’s farm. REGISTER: Please register on Eventbrite as space for this event is … Continue reading AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acres for Lease at the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on June 19, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE COMMUNITY FARM The Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust (the Farmland Trust) was established in 2009 to preserve, promote and revitalize local agriculture. The Farmland Trust receives ALR (Agricultural Land Reserves) parcels as gifts, donations and bequeathments, making this land available to reinvigorate local food production – be it small family garden plots or … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acres for Lease at the Burgoyne Valley Community Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

Farmer looking for land: seeking land to sustainably raise livestock for local communities.- BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on June 19, 2024

We have more land seekers and opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE FARMERS Colin and Katie McInnes of The Dogs Run Farm are motivated by a commitment to regenerative agriculture, giving back to their community and honouring the skills and knowledge that have been passed down through generations. They have been running a thriving business in Clearwater, MB near Winnipeg since 2013, and are ready to make the move to BC! … Continue reading Farmer looking for land: seeking land to sustainably raise livestock for local communities.- BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for regenerative farming on established Viking Themed Agrotourism Apiary – Clearwater, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on June 18, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This property features 1-4 acres of beautiful mixed grazing and market gardening opportunities in Clearwater, BC! The current landholders, who live on the property, would love to see all of the available land in operation with like-minded farmers who are passionate about diversified, eco-friendly farming. The landholders run a Viking themed apiary … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 acres for regenerative farming on established Viking Themed Agrotourism Apiary – Clearwater, BC