MARCH 3, 2021: Planning for Non-Family Farm Transition

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 26, 2021

Darcy Smith Land Matcher Metro Vancouver Fraser Valley

Join Darcy Smith for a webinar on Non-Family Farm Transition with the BC Ministry of Agriculture!

Date: Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00pm

Presenter: Darcy Smith, Young Agrarians

Register: Register here

Webinar Description: This webinar provides both current and entering farmers with a framework for understanding transition of farms and farmland outside the family, along with information and considerations about different possible pathways to non-family transition. In this webinar, Darcy will introduce concepts and tools to apply to alternative farm transition, from setting a vision to identifying models and assessing feasibility, as well as case stories that highlight successful farm transitions outside the family.

Biography: Darcy Smith is the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) Manager for Young Agrarians, a farmer-to-farmer educational resource network. Darcy has spent the last decade working to support farmers and food systems for organizations like Nature’s Path and the Certified Organic Associations of B.C. As the first Land Matcher in B.C., she’s worked with many new entrants, seasoned farmers, and farmland holders across the province.

More Information: If you’re looking to learn more, check out our guide: BC Non-Family Farm Transition Toolkit

The B.C. Land Matching Program is funded by the Province of British Columbia, with support from Columbia Basin Trust, Real Estate Foundation of B.C., Bullitt Foundation, and Patagonia.