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AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

Posted by Marsha Shack on June 13, 2024

Calling all haskap and regenerative farming enthusiasts! Join us for an enriching tour of Rosy Farms, Alberta’s first and only certified organic haskap farm and one the 2024 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program host farms. This multi-faceted and immersive on-farm experience will include an exploration of haskap production, hands-on fruit harvesting and discussion on the principles of regenerative farming. Cap off the day with a delightful potluck dinner amidst the serene orchard backdrop.  WHEN: August 10, 2024 | 3:30 pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 & North Saskatchewan River Territory | Rosy Farm I 57114 Range Road 264, Alcomdale, AB T8R … Continue reading AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

JULY 28, 2024: ST. NORBERT, MB – Farm Tour at Almost Urban Vegetables

Posted by Jennifer Sparling on June 11, 2024

You are invited to a farm tour of Almost Urban Vegetables in St. Norbert, Manitoba! Get to know your local farmers Bruce and Marilyn, who are also host farmers in the 2024 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program. Learn about their growing practices for the seasonal vegetables they supply to their CSA program and local farmer’s market. You’ll have a chance to hear about their farming values and why it’s important for them to connect consumers to food growers. WHEN: Sunday July 28th, 2024 | 1:30pm to 4:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 1 Territory | Almost Urban Vegetables  | 3893 Pembina Hwy Winnipeg, MB, … Continue reading JULY 28, 2024: ST. NORBERT, MB – Farm Tour at Almost Urban Vegetables

SEPT 19, 2024: STE. ANNE, MB – Heirloom Tomato Tasting, Farm Tour and Potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 27, 2024

You’re invited to an heirloom tomato tasting, farm tour and potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead in Ste. Anne, Manitoba! Swallowtail is a small-scale ecological farm specializing in medicinal herbs, vegetables, and flowers. They have a strong focus on regenerative agriculture and soil health. Come see what they’re up to, and get some tomato seed-saving tips, too! WHEN: Sept 19, 2024 | 5-8pm LOCATION: Treaty 1 Territory. 44041 PR 210 Road, Ste. Anne, MB DIRECTIONS: Swallowtail Farmstead is an easy 30 min drive SE of Winnipeg. Take #1 TransCanada Hwy east toward Kenora. Turn off at the Steinbach exit. Next turn off to … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2024: STE. ANNE, MB – Heirloom Tomato Tasting, Farm Tour and Potluck at Swallowtail Farmstead

JUN 28, 2024: Oakbank, MB – Farm Tour and Cover Cropping Workshop with Wild Earth Farms

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 24, 2024

Join us for a tour of Wild Earth Farms where we’ll explore the ups and downs of working cover crops into a vegetable rotation. We’ll discuss the farm’s goals for this particular crop and share cover crop stories. Manitoba Agriculture’s Vegetable Extension Specialist will also be on hand to demonstrate and discuss soil sampling and analysis, and we’ll review the results of spring samples taken on the farm. There’ll be plenty of time for networking too! There will be snacks and coffee provided but attendees are also invited to join the organizers after the tour at Pineridge Hollow to eat … Continue reading JUN 28, 2024: Oakbank, MB – Farm Tour and Cover Cropping Workshop with Wild Earth Farms

JULY 7, 2024: COBBLE HILL, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm

Posted by Kat Roger on May 22, 2024

You’re invited to a Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm in Cobble Hill, B.C. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. Come out to connect with other farmers and food lovers, share a meal, and learn about berry production! We’ll enjoy a farm tour from Silverside farmers Charles and Manzar, who were matched in 2023 through the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP). We will hear how Charles and Manzar transitioned their farm from Alberta … Continue reading JULY 7, 2024: COBBLE HILL, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Silverside Farm

JUNE 8, 2024: LANIGAN, SK – Farm Tour and Potluck at Grovenland Farm

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 15, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour and potluck at Grovenland Farm in Lanigan, Saskatchewan! Grovenland is a host farm in the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program specializing in pastured livestock and seasonal vegetables. Three generations farm together using Holistic Management practices. Come check out this diverse family farm and celebrate the start of the summer season! WHEN: June 8, 2024 | 1-4:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 Territory. Google map coordinates here. DIRECTIONS: To find us from Saskatoon or Lanigan: We are just 5.5 miles off the #16 highway between the Guernsey mine and Lanigan, directly south/opposite the junction of #20 (that leads to … Continue reading JUNE 8, 2024: LANIGAN, SK – Farm Tour and Potluck at Grovenland Farm

AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 07, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour in Edmonton, Alberta! Come for the tour followed by an Ethiopian BBQ and potluck at Ebsa Silga’s farm. Join us for an afternoon of connecting and learning about how Ebsa Silga’s farm is growing nutritious and delicious food for the Ethiopian community. See all the beautiful field and greenhouse vegetables that Ebsa is growing – including the famous Ethiopian vegetable anchote! WHEN: Aug 17, 2024 | 2-6pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 Territory. Please use the Google map coordinates here for directions to Ebsa’s farm. REGISTER: Please register on Eventbrite as space for this event is … Continue reading AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

JUN 21, 2024: CARSTAIRS, AB – Nursery Tour and Potluck at ALCLA Native Plants

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 01, 2024

You’re invited to a nursery tour in Carstairs, Alberta! Come for the tour, land walk and a potluck at ALCLA Native Plants. We are looking forward to gathering with you and celebrating summer solstice together. Join us for an afternoon of connection and learning about native plants with Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed and her team on June 21 at their nursery. Meet the new owners of ACLA Native Plants (2019) who are carrying forward the diverse plant selection that Dr. Al and Pat Fedkenheuer have developed since 1992. Learn the importance of preserving and restoring prairie landscapes using native plants at this … Continue reading JUN 21, 2024: CARSTAIRS, AB – Nursery Tour and Potluck at ALCLA Native Plants

MAY 30, 2024: KASLO, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

Posted by Kim Watt on April 29, 2024

Calling all fungi-enthusiasts! Join us for a tour of Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms and learn about mushroom production, followed by a potluck dinner in the garden. Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms is a certified organic mushroom and spawn producer that has been operating in Kaslo, BC since 2017. On the farm tour you will have a chance to see their mushroom production process and learn about both commercial high-production systems, as well as backyard mushroom growing methods such as inoculated logs and growing King Stropharia in the garden. DATE: Thursday, May 30, 2024 • 3:30 pm – 7 pm PST LOCATION:  Syilx, Sinixt, … Continue reading MAY 30, 2024: KASLO, BC – Farm Tour and Potluck at Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

MAR 24, 2024: LYTTON, BC – Pruning Workshop with Kanaka Bar Indian Band

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2024

You’re invited to a pruning workshop and potluck at Kanaka Bar! Join us for a day in the orchard learning how to prune various types of fruit trees, led by local farmer Ashala Daniel of Solstedt Organics. Afterwards we will enjoy a potluck lunch. We can’t wait to gather with you and celebrate spring together. WHEN: March 24, 2024 | 10am-3pm LOCATION: T’eqt”aqtn’mux & Nlaka’pamux Territories. 2693 Siwash Road, Lytton BC (10 mins south of Lytton). Park at the Community Building (first building on the righthand side) REGISTER: This event is free, but if you want to support more events … Continue reading MAR 24, 2024: LYTTON, BC – Pruning Workshop with Kanaka Bar Indian Band