Here’s a young agrarian story that will give you hope and remind you what this network is all about… there’s even a role for you to play, so read on! Anyone who made it to the YA Koots Mixer this March will remember the Full Cycle Food Program and the amazing gardening and hot lunch work being done at the school in Crawford Bay. Chances are, you will also remember teacher Jessie King, one of the driving forces behind Full Cycle, and her dream to start a farm education program to draw food-passionate high school students to her community. If … Continue reading July 12: Make Our Beds Work-Bee at Dirty Beds Produce
Ready to gather, share, learn, dream and mix it up Kootenay farm style? Kootenay’s first ever Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer & Sleepover! Before the days get too long, the weather too warm, and all our lives way too busy… it’s time to gather and network with farm folk!!! We’re bringing together as many young(ish) ecological farmers as we can for two-days of skills sharing, workshops and connection making. Young Agrarians has officially come to the Kootenays! We have regional coordinators on the ground and modest funding to start supporting local young farmers and the farm-curious. The Mixer will also be … Continue reading Kootenays Spring Farmer Mixer – SCHEDULE ADDED!