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Chris Thoreau on Growing Seed on Leased Land

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 23, 2019

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Chris of the FarmFolk CityFolk Research and Education Seed Farm is a participant in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landowners interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm. I’m Chris Thoreau – former Seed Security Program Director at FarmFolk CityFolk. Our farm is a 3.5 acre site in Abbotsford, BC that is dedicated … Continue reading Chris Thoreau on Growing Seed on Leased Land

AUG 24, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Fruit Beer Festival Announce Feet Stomping Lineup

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 06, 2019

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FRUIT BEER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE FEET STOMPING MUSIC LINEUP APRIL 30, VANCOUVER, BC – The inaugural Fruit Beer Festival is excited to announce the music lineup for the 2019 Fraser Valley Event! Four live bands will perform on Saturday August 24th at the redeveloped Jubilee Park in Abbotsford, offering festival-goers the space to soak in incredible live music, fresh berries, fried chicken, ice cream, and fruit beers made in collaboration with local farms. Kicking off as the festival begins will be Kelowna talent Dan Tait, who’s sound is defined by his busy guitar, and powerful soaring voice. His songs will get … Continue reading AUG 24, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Fruit Beer Festival Announce Feet Stomping Lineup

APRIL 29, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Grounded Food Symposium

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2019

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Grounded Food Symposium Hosted by The Valley Food + Farm Collective  When: Tuesday, April 29, 2019, 9am-5pm + Reception 6-8:30 Where: University of the Fraser Valley (33844 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8) + Reception at the Rail District from 6 – 8 PM (2518 West Railway Street).  Tickets: https://www.universe.com/events/grounded-tickets-abbotsford-1BG9XJ  Learn more: http://valleyfoodandfarm.com/grounded/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/369470983644173/ A key strategic priority of The Valley Food + Farm Collective is to connect Fraser Valley farmers, chefs and members of the food and beverage industry to facilitate greater opportunities to bring valley food to our dinner tables. To support this, we’re launching Grounded, the first ever Fraser Valley Food Symposium. … Continue reading APRIL 29, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Grounded Food Symposium

FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – The Happy Hoofer, Hoof Trimmers Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 19, 2019

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The Happy Hoofer in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a permanent hoof trimmers assistant! About The Happy Hoofer Our company provides mobile hooftrimming services to mostly Dairy cows in the Fraser Valley. We do travel twice a year to Armstrong and 3 times a year to Quesnel/Vanderhoof region. The Happy Hoofer chute keeps cows standing upright while supporting their belly and legs. 30 years ago when we immigrated and brought this new chute system with us some people thought there was no difference, and most at the time thought we were nuts. Not long after immigrating everyone started switching over to this … Continue reading FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – The Happy Hoofer, Hoof Trimmers Assistant

POSITION FILLED – FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Field House Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 13, 2019

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April 3, 2019: This position has been filled. Field House Farms in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a farm hand for the 2019 season. About Field House Farms After a challenging yet successful 2018 season on multiple farm properties, we are excited to be moving onto ONE farm location starting winter 2018! This property is 5 acres, and located 12 minutes down the road from our tasting room in Abbotsford BC. We are looking for a passionate person to join our team and work with our Lead Farmer. The ideal candidate would be able to start with us by April 1st. The … Continue reading POSITION FILLED – FARM JOB: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Field House Farms, Farm Hand