MAR 4-24, 2021: SPEC Small Farm Sessions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 26, 2021

SPEC Small Farm Session Poster 2021

The SPEC Small Farm Sessions are back for 2021 in a virtual format! 🐞🍃🌾

This March they are offering 3 interactive online sessions that they promise will not be your average zoom presentations! Register for 1 or all 3 – March 4, 8, and 24, from 10 am – 11:30 am for $5 – $10.

These 1.5 hour sessions will give you a chance to ask experts specific questions, and receive advice on common challenges faced by farmers in Metro and the Fraser Valley. Session topics include sustainable soil management, integrated pest management and restoring degraded soils. You will also have the chance to connect with other farmers.

Sessions, Speakers + Schedule

Sustainable Soil Management 🌾

with soil scientists, Amy Norgaard and Raelani Kesler

March 4 | 10 – 11:30 am

Integrated Approaches to Farm Pest Management 🐞

with IPM specialist, Dru Yates from ES Cropconsult Ltd.

March 8 | 10 – 11:30 am

Bringing Degraded Soils Back to Life 🍃

with UBC Professor of Forest Ecology, Cindy Prescott

March 24 | 10 – 11:30 am

Read more about the speakers and sessions here

Register for one session at $5.00 or all three for $10.00. Please let us know if cost is at all a barrier to participation.

Register here

Thanks to our Supporters:

This year’s event is supported by UBC Community Engagement, Vancouver Foundation, Patagonia and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Feel free to email Georgia with any questions: georgia@spec.bc.ca

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