Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

Land Linking Workshop Creston, BC

Posted by Sara Dent on November 04, 2013

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Young Agrarians & Kootenay Farm School Present: Are you a farmer looking for land? Are you a landowner looking for farmers? You’re invited to a Land Linking Workshop and Potluck! Join us Saturday, November 16th from 2pm – 6pm in Creston, BC for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land linking. If lucky, you may meet your future farmer, or find the right land owner with a great piece of land to farm on. Please register for the workshop online here: http://yalandlinkingcreston.brownpapertickets.com/ OR RSVP by phone: 1-888-730-0452 x. 301 (leave a message we will call you back:) The … Continue reading Land Linking Workshop Creston, BC

Creative Education for Grassroots Agriculture

Posted by Laura Hannant on October 24, 2013 1 Comment

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Registration for the Kootenay Farm School Beginner Farmer Training Program Opens October 28: College of the Rockies Kootenay Farm School is the region’s first centre for sustainable agriculture and food security learning. Guided by the motto “Creative education for grassroots agriculture,” we bring together innovative agriculturalists and passionate educators to cultivate knowledge, skills, and networks for food production on a human scale. From our home in the Creston Valley, KFS facilitates dynamic community-rooted learning for gardeners, homesteaders, farmers, and food systems builders. The Creston Valley is tucked among the Selkirk, Purcell, and Thompson mountain ranges in the southeast corner of … Continue reading Creative Education for Grassroots Agriculture

Know & Grow Community Farm: Kootenays Potluck!

Posted by Sara Dent on July 24, 2013

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August 3rd, 2013 We’re excited for our 2nd Kootenays potluck and skills share in Creston at the Know & Grow Community Farm 4pm  Help get the Know & Grow Community Farm Food Forest started. 6pm Potluck – Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with! * This is an all ages event! Little ones welcome. We rocked the Sasquatch in January – now it’s time to potluck outside! Let’s get together at the Know & Grow Community Farm (College of the Rockies).  We’ll check out the site, graze in the gardens, and get going on a new permaculture project.  … Continue reading Know & Grow Community Farm: Kootenays Potluck!