Tag Archives: Prince George

FEB 9-10, 2019: WILLIAMS LAKE MIXER

Posted by Robin Hunt on February 01, 2019 4 Comments

Join us for our first ever Central B.C. winter mixer at Thompson Rivers University, Williams Lake Campus!  Based on your feedback and insights we’ve crafted an awesome program for this year’s Williams Lake Mixer with two full days of workshops and sessions you will be sure to sharpen your farm and business skills, and build connections with other new farmers. We will have two streams of content that will kick start new farmers, and that will deepen the knowledge and success of those with a few seasons in their pocket. Saturday night we will host a community Potluck and hear your stories at … Continue reading FEB 9-10, 2019: WILLIAMS LAKE MIXER

MARCH 3, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2019

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Join us for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! No matter where you are at in your farming journey or what type of farm you operate, these “lean” principles can help you streamline and maximize your time. WHEN: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1-6pm WHERE:  Dakelh Territory | Prince George Civic Centre, 808 Canada Games Way, Prince George B.C. COST:  Sliding scale $25-$50. There are a couple work … Continue reading MARCH 3, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Feb 5 & 7, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE & TELKWA, BC – Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Join the BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative in enhancing agriculture’s ability to adapt to climate change! The BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative works with regional governments and local producers to develop tools and resources to enhance regional and agricultural resilience to climate change. The workshops are Part 2 of a Regional Adaptation Strategies planning process which will result in a clear set of local strategies and actions. At the workshops, you’ll be able to develop and action strategy for addressing climate impacts, share your knowledge and experience and build on the results of workshop #1 (held … Continue reading Feb 5 & 7, 2019: PRINCE GEORGE & TELKWA, BC – Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

FARM INTERNSHIP: Hope Farm Organics, Prince George, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on December 28, 2016 2 Comments

Internship Hope Farm Organics

Hope Farm Organics is a small certified organic farm dedicated to growing nutritious food for the community of Prince George BC, which is about 45 minutes west from the farm. Interns and workers can either stay on farm in a cabin or commute. We pride ourselves on furthering the education of the public on the need and benefits for organic agriculture and showing those who are interested how to make a go at it. We save the majority of our own seed and also participate in plant breeding trials to create new varieties in our unique climate. Our climate (SBSVK) … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Hope Farm Organics, Prince George, BC

Start Your Own Sustain-a-table! (An Ode to Eating Together)

Posted by Diandra Oliver on October 14, 2015

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This past weekend people across Canada celebrated with their version of a harvest family meal that recognized the food we eat, where it comes from, and the land it is grown on. Sharing a meal that celebrates the hard work of growing food and supporting the land (from zucchini grown in balcony containers to salmon harvested traditionally in unceded territories) is an important site of action in centring sustainability in our communities. So often these meals are held around western holidays, but the urgency to share our homes for social change on a more frequent basis is upon us. Here … Continue reading Start Your Own Sustain-a-table! (An Ode to Eating Together)