An update from the Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiative Roundtable (CRFAIR) This spring the Capital Regional District (CRD) completed a Foodlands Access Program Feasibility Study (‘the Study’), the completion of which was recommended in the Regional Food and Agriculture Strategy. The purpose of the Study was to determine the best way to increase farmers’ access to land in the CRD. With input from new and established farmers, non-profits, existing incubator farm programs, local farmland trusts and local/provincial government representatives, the Study examined seven land access tools. One strategy is to create a local government supported, Regional Food and Farmland … Continue reading Update from Southern Vancouver Island: Regional Food and Farmland Trust
Do you want to be immersed in a diverse program with all the businesses at Haliburton Incubator Farm? Are you interested in addressing food security in our region? Have you wondered how food production can be compatible with maintaining and restoring ecosystem health? At Haliburton Farm you will have an opportunity to learn how small-scale certified organic growers work together to produce some of the finest produce in the region! Interns will also gain experience in growing vegetable starts, native plants, and learning about holistic nutrition. Please send in your application using this Application Form to firstname.lastname@example.org with attention to … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Haliburton Incubator Farm, Victoria, BC
Wild that it’s our 2nd Vancouver Island potluck celebration:) Yeah we’re growing! Saturday, December 8th, starts 6pm Join us at Haliburton Community Organic Farm in Saanich to fun the night up with an Eat In potluck-styles. Map Link Facebook Event Link Please bring a dish to share, something liquid and your good winter cheer. Think local, hot, cozy, warm, steamy- yummy! Please also bring dishes to eat with, cutlery and serving utensils. Open to farmers, gardeners, foodies and friends. Co-hosted by Heather Ramsay of Uminami Farm in Metchosin, Robin Tunnicliffe of Saanich Organics and Sara Dent, Young Agrarians Coordinator. Feeding each … Continue reading Yeah Vancouver Island – Potluck Saanich Friday!