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EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 12, 2022

On September 27, 2021, Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm presented the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series, an evening farm tour and discussion at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC, 10 minutes from Nelson. Despite the drizzle, thirty people showed up to tour the farm with owners and operators Emma and Scott and talk about the ins and outs of market garden production for CSAs, succession planting, irrigation, building soil and more. Thank you to our hosts, KBFA and everyone who braved the rainy weather to join us! Check out … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

EVENT RECAPS: Video Tour and Land Social at Flyway Farm and Forest & Spilli Station Cafe

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 06, 2022

On July 26th, 2021, we hosted our second event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series, which took place virtually at Flyway Farm and Forest and the Spilli Station Cafe in Spillimacheen, B.C. Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. A few months later on September 25th, we were fortunate to also host an in-person Land Social at the farm and cafe. Land Socials connect farmers and farmland holders, and set … Continue reading EVENT RECAPS: Video Tour and Land Social at Flyway Farm and Forest & Spilli Station Cafe

Virtual Canning Workshop: ONLINE FOOD PROCESSING, PRESERVING & VALUE-ADD CAN-A-LONG

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 06, 2022

On September 19th, 2021, Young Agrarians hosted a virtual “can-a-long” all about food processing, preserving and value-add led by three enthusiastic teachers from the Central Kootenay region of B.C. The goal of the workshops was to provide hands-on skills to turn farm/garden produce into value-added products, learning three different ways to preserve the harvest, with tips for both the home kitchen and creating value-added products. The afternoon online event featured three back-to-back sessions on Zoom where we learned, watched, engaged, asked questions and made our own canned spiced pears and apples, canned pickled beets and sauerkraut from the comfort of … Continue reading Virtual Canning Workshop: ONLINE FOOD PROCESSING, PRESERVING & VALUE-ADD CAN-A-LONG

FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew & Field Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 05, 2022

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Ravine Creek Farm in Winlaw, BC is looking for Field Crew members and a Field Lead for the 2022 season & beyond. Come join our team! About Ravine Creek Farm In operation since 2010, Ravine Creek Farm is a 3 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located in the Slocan Valley, BC – We sell our produce at the Nelson, BC Farmer’s Market, at our farmstand, and our CSA program serving 30 members. Our farm is Certified Organic and in 2019 we began the transition to no-till. Currently we have about 80% of our production in no-till. We grow 1.5 … Continue reading FARM JOB: WINLAW, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew & Field Lead

DEC 20, 2021: ONLINE – Farmer Slideshow Social

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 24, 2021

You’re invited to an online Farmer Slideshow Social to celebrate the end of the 2021 farming season and ring in the holidays! This is the tenth and final event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers on farming-related topics. It’s a great way to get to know other farmers and foodies, and build community. The goal of this online social is to provide farmers an opportunity to show off their favourite pics from the 2021 farming season, … Continue reading DEC 20, 2021: ONLINE – Farmer Slideshow Social

NOV 29, 2021: ONLINE – Virtual Business Support Session

Posted by Hailey Troock on November 02, 2021

You’re invited to a virtual business support and brainstorming session presented by Young Agrarians and Basin Business Advisors. This is the ninth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers on farming-related topics. It’s a great way to get to know other farmers and foodies, and build community. The goal of this virtual support session is to provide farmers an opportunity to bring up their farm and business-related questions to the Basin Business Advisors Agricultural Specialist, Nyree … Continue reading NOV 29, 2021: ONLINE – Virtual Business Support Session

NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

Posted by Hailey Troock on October 19, 2021

You’re invited to a virtual tour of the NEW Kootenay Farms Food Hub in Creston presented by Young Agrarians and Fields Forward Society. This is the eighth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The goal of this tour is to provide farmers and food producers in the region with an inside look at the new facility … Continue reading NOV 14, 2021: ONLINE, BC – Kootenay Farms Food Hub Tour

OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 23, 2021

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You’re invited to Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova on October 24, 2021! We will learn about the Kootenay Local Agricultural Society Tool Library and all the farming equipment that is available for rent. This is the seventh event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The goal of Tool School is to provide information … Continue reading OCT 24, 2021: KRESTOVA, BC – Tool School 3.0 at Linden Lane Farms

OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 16, 2021

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You’re invited to an outside in-person and hands-on workshop in Nelson all about flax fibre processing presented by Young Agrarians and the EartHand Gleaners Society. This is the sixth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The workshop will be led by Jaymie Johnson, member of EartHand Gleaners Society. Jaymie first grew flax for fibre … Continue reading OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Flax Fibre Processing Workshop

SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 02, 2021 1 Comment

You’re invited to a Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC (10 minutes from Nelson) presented by Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm! This is the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. Join owners and operators Emma and Scott as we tour their farm and talk about the ins … Continue reading SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm