This farm tour is one you most certainly won’t want to miss! We’ll be visiting three farms that highlight the incredible diversity of producers in Central Alberta, including a haskap orchard, a rotational-grazing ranch and a hydroponics lettuce grower. During a walk around of each farm, the farmers will talk about about how they started up, how their operation is unique, their future plans for the operation, and share advice to people wanting to enter the industry. We’ll wrap up the day with a social potluck. All food-lovers and agrarians – new, experienced and everything in between – are welcome … Continue reading AUGUST 9, 2019: ALCOMDALE, AB – Multi-Farm Tour & Potluck Social (Rosy Farms, Greener Pastures Ranching, Swiss Leaf Farms)
Join us for a farm tour & potluck at Alderlea Farm! Alderlea is a mixed Biodynamic farm with a CSA market garden and a farm-to-table cafe. Farmers John & Katy Elrich are inviting Young Agrarians of all ages (young at heart, young in age, etc.) to tour their amazing farm, followed by a potluck and Q&A session. When: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 6:00-9:00PM Where: Alderlea Farm – 3390 Glenora Rd, Duncan, BC (map) Check out the event on Facebook! About Alderlea Farm Alderlea Farm and Cafe is a owned and managed by Katy and John Ehrlich and began in 2003. Currently, they grow produce for their CSA, … Continue reading July 6: Alderlea Farm Tour & Potluck, Duncan, BC
It’s that time again—after an incredible visit to Wysmykal Farm in May, the Farm Apprentices and Workers Network is heading North to New Brunswick!
CALLING ALL LOCAL FARMERS AND FOOD LOVERS: Join Southlands Heritage Farm, Young Agrarians and Vancouver Urban Farming Society for a farmers market followed by a make-your-own-pizza night. Farmers are invited to sell farm-fresh goods at Southlands Heritage Farm’s Salmon Berry Day of celebration Farmer’s Market. Food-lovers and farm-supporters are invited to come and enjoy the market, community fun and potluck! Bring ingredients for a pizza or stone soup, and join us by the pizza ovens for a night of music, food and fun! Event Details: 1:00-5:00PM: Farmers Market 5:00-8:00PM: Pizza Night & Farmer Social Address: 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver, BC, V6N 1R7 Click here for the map This … Continue reading May 23: Farmers Market & Pizza Night at Southlands Heritage Farm, Vancouver, BC
Get your bicycles tune-up and your picnic baskets stocked-up, it’s time for the first-ever, hopefully-annual Creston Valley Tour de Farm! What: We will meet in downtown Creston and take off for a day of exploring farms in the southern half of the Valley. Our mission is to showcase the Creston Valley’s agricultural diversity. Stops along the 26km route will include: a dairy and fromagerie, a small-scale grain farm, a market garden, an orchard, a small-scale greenhouse and livestock farm, and (fingers crossed) a vineyard and winery! When: Sunday, September 7th, 10:00am to 4:00pm (depending on biking speed) Where: Meet at the Creston … Continue reading September 7: Creston Valley Tour de Farm!
Come to picturesque Turtle Valley and checkout Ranfurly Farm. A mixed family farm with pasture raised poultry, a market garden, sheep, cattle, and farmers with five to forty-five years of farming experience. We freerange our pastured poultry in rotation behind our cattle and sheep, and have a 2-acre market garden with a moveable greenhouse. Monday, August 11, 2014 Farm Tour: 4pm Potluck: 5pm, please bring a dish to share, tools to eat with and something to sit on! Address: 797 Bailey Road, Turtle Valley (Chase) BC Click here to join the event on Facebook and invite your friends! About the … Continue reading August 11: Ranfurly Farm Tour & Potluck
Chuckleberry is a commercial organic farm and an intentional community where people practice living in connection with the land and with one another. Its seven acres are home to green buildings, innovative renewable energy technologies, a thriving micro-greens business, and workshops of many kinds. What: The folks at Chuckleberry have received more than 100 new berry plants to add to their gardens. Come out and help to get the plants in the ground, tour Chuckleberry, enjoy an organic lunch, and take a trek to a waterfall on the property. When: 10 am start Were: Chuckleberry Community, 4558 Awesomeview Road, Beasley … Continue reading July 4: Berry Planting Party & Lunch at Chuckleberry
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
Over the last few months our region’s young agrarians have had lots of reasons to connect. From the joys of the YA Koots Mixer and Farm Food Fork gatherings to local community food events, from Seedy Saturdays to the demands of understanding what Bill 24 will mean for our “zone”… all us farmers, foodies, and friends have been pulled together in rich ways. Let’s keep it up! Young Agrarians is over-the-moon happy to announce on-farm events happening this summer and early fall. We’ll be collaborating with farmers from across our fine region, all of them passionate about building Kootenay agriCULTURE. … Continue reading Announcing Kootenay Events!
Saturday, May 24, 2014: Come and share an evening with us at Roots Up! Vegetable Farm. We run a small market garden in the Salmon Valley, leasing an acre of land and attending three of the areas farmers markets. Join us for a farm tour at 5pm where you can see how we farm on a budget and how we manage our small-scale operation. We’ll have an outdoor potluck dinner at 6pm. Please bring plates and cutlery. Address: 3233 Salmon River Road, Salmon Arm, British Columbia, V1E 3H9 Click here to join the event on Facebook and tell all of your friends … Continue reading Roots Up! Farm Tour & Potluck – Salmon Arm, BC