A challenging contract role for an experienced sales, marketing and customer service coordinator on FarmFolk CityFolk and Vancouver Farmers Markets’ distribution system team. About FarmFolk CityFolk and Vancouver Farmers Market Society FarmFolk CityFolk (FFCF) is a not-for-profit society and Canadian registered charity. Since 1993, FarmFolkCityFolk has worked to cultivate local, sustainable, food systems across British Columbia. Working with a variety of partners from farmers and chefs to not-for profit societies and corporate partners, our projects provide access to and protection of foodland; support local growers and producers; and engage communities in the celebration of local food. The Vancouver Farmers Market … Continue reading JOB: DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING COORDINATOR, FarmFolk CityFolk and Vancouver Farmers Markets
FarmFolk CityFolk and Kwantlen Polytechnic University are proud to sponsor the Second BC Seeds Gathering! Dates: Friday, November 14, 2014 4:30pm to Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 1:30pm Location: Kwantlen University, Richmond Campus, 8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC This event presents an unique opportunity to: support a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across BC showcase innovative practices in seed cultivation, harvesting and storage to an educated audience, and participate in the strong and committed community of seed practitioners from across North America. Like no other agricultural gathering in BC, this event will bring together an … Continue reading BC Seeds Gathering Nov 14-16, 2014
We’re just back from Slow Food Internationals 2012 Terra Madre event in Turin, Italy. It was an honour to be there as a representative of Young Agrarians- thanks to the fundraising efforts of Slow Food Vancouver and FarmFolk CityFolk. The global youth food movement is doing good things everywhere. It’s amazing to feel part of something bigger focused on ‘good, clean, fair’ foods. We connected with and tasted foods from peoples all over the world. It is impressive the scale at which Slow Food International is networked. I have some prep to do for Food Secure Canada’s conference this weekend. … Continue reading Slow Food Youth Network Terra Madre 2012!
It’s been natural for us to pull people together to eat. Since we’re focused on farmers and foodies, our monthly gatherings started small and are growing. We like the idea of young folk around the province potlucking and pulling together local food, food lovers and growers. Potlucks are free, participatory and a wonderful way to bond and build community. Our first potluck was a house gathering in Vancouver’s Strathcona. Our secound potluck was at Cottonwood Community Garden to meet Jane Rabinowicz from The Bauta Initiative, who was touring B.C. with FarmFolk CityFolk. Our third potluck marked the beginning of a collaboration … Continue reading Potluck!