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MAY 30-JULY 4, 2019: NANAIMO, BC – Growing Organic Food Course

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 24, 2019

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WHAT IS THE GROWING ORGANIC FOOD COURSE? The Growing Organic Food Course is an in-class and hands on course that helps you grow your own food – from preparing your soil to preserving your harvest. Join us to gain the essential gardening skills and confidence to grow most of your own food. In this course you will learn to: Create and maintain healthy soil, which will grow nutritious, vibrant, health-giving food Analyze and optimize the growing conditions in your garden for the best results possible Creatively collect, use and preserve water for optimal garden health, and protection of this precious … Continue reading MAY 30-JULY 4, 2019: NANAIMO, BC – Growing Organic Food Course

Feb 23-24, 2019: OTTAWA, ON – Eco Farm Days

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

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Eco Farm Days 2019 Hosted by Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa – St Lawrence – Outaouais Chapter (COGOSO)  Planning is progressing for the 35th annual Eco Farm Days.  This event, Eastern Ontario’s premiere Organic Farming conference, will be held February 23 and 24 at the Cornwall Ramada Inn and Conference Centre. When: February 23-24, 2019 Where: Ramada Inn Cornwall – 805 Brookdale Avenue, Cornwall, Ontario K6J 4P3 Registration: http://cog.ca/ottawa/eco-farm-day/ (Want a reminder when registration opens? Email ecofarmday at cog.ca.)  Keynote Speaker: The keynote speaker Saturday morning will be Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm. On his north Indiana farm Ben incorporates the best new ideas from non-farm business into farming, minimizing … Continue reading Feb 23-24, 2019: OTTAWA, ON – Eco Farm Days

February 25-26: CORNWALL, ON – 33rd Annual Farmers Conference Eco Farm Day

Posted by Moss Dance on February 03, 2017

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The 33rd annual Eco Farm Day is organized by volunteers of the Ottawa-St Lawrence-Outaouais Chapter of Canadian Organic Growers (COG OSO). The focus is on practical techniques and management skills that work in our area, with an emphasis on sustainable organic stewardship of land, food and fibre. As a highlight event of the season for organic (and organic curious) farmers, each year brings new opportunities for learning and building new connections. This year’s theme is The 3 R’s for Organic Agriculture: Restorative, Responsible Resilient. To fit the theme, we have aptly invited as keynote speaker world renown permaculture educator Mark … Continue reading February 25-26: CORNWALL, ON – 33rd Annual Farmers Conference Eco Farm Day

2015 Rockstar Farmer Tour: Crop Planning to Successfully Grow $150,000 / 1.5 Acres! Workshop for Organic Vegetable Growers with Frederic Theriault

Posted by Sara Dent on January 05, 2015 1 Comment

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We’re excited to announce our 2015 Rockstar Farmer Tour Crop Planning Workshops! Come and learn how to attain profitability with Frédéric Thériault, Quebec Farmer and co-author of the Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers Canadian Organic Growers book. A great follow-up workshop from our Spring 2014 tour with Jean-Martin Fortier on Six-Figure Farming for Small Plots. “I have not encountered a better organized group of farmers than Fréd and his partners at Tourne-Sol coopérative farm. Their success is without a doubt a reflection of the quality of their crop-planning methodology. The idea, data and framework presented in Fréd’s workshop will help you … Continue reading 2015 Rockstar Farmer Tour: Crop Planning to Successfully Grow $150,000 / 1.5 Acres! Workshop for Organic Vegetable Growers with Frederic Theriault