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Naked on the Bluff #farmers4ALR

Posted by Sara Dent on April 18, 2014

I was thrilled for this photo to come in last week! Thank you to the young farmers at Sea Bluff Farms in Metchosin on Vancouver Island, for being brave enough to send this out over the airwaves. It caused quite a stir. The CBC found it and CKNW interviewed us yesterday to find out more about this ‘social media movement’ of young farmers posting felfies (farmer selfies) for the ALR. Its phenomenal to see what a photo, with a message added to it can do in social media land these days. Keep sending in your photos dear farmers! Bill 24 … Continue reading Naked on the Bluff #farmers4ALR

Lets get political! Post Your Creative Farmer Selfie: #farmers4alr #felfie

Posted by Sara Dent on April 09, 2014

Farmers in BC are saying no to the proposed Bill 24 changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR). Please help get the word out and support the movement through social media. Post your #felfie on twitter, instagram and facebook. Hashtag: #farmers4alr #youngagrarians #felfie #notobill24 At a time when the ALR needs proactive changes that would enable more new farmers to access it, the BC Government is opening it up to non-agricultural use by industry. Those of us working on new farmer issues dream of what proactive measures could be taken to have more ALR land farmed. Since BC has the highest … Continue reading Lets get political! Post Your Creative Farmer Selfie: #farmers4alr #felfie