Tag Archives: Sara Dent

Okanagan Mixer Rocked & Wrap-up Notes

Posted by Sara Dent on May 01, 2014

young farmer mixer

It was an awesome two days at Summerhill Winery, March 8-9, 2014. Saturday we had @ 75 participants filtering in throughout the day and night. We broke the day up into open space in the morning session and workshops in the afternoon. Introduction Circle:) Networking up the room so that farmers and participants know who is in the space. We ask folk to identify needs and opportunities. Direct connections get made through this process.The fabulous Jenica Frisque co-facilitating for the day.We were so lucky to have Joy Road Catering prepare lunch for us. A special thank you to Urban Harvest for donating food and … Continue reading Okanagan Mixer Rocked & Wrap-up Notes

I Love Ecological Farmers

Posted by Sara Dent on September 03, 2013

O.U.R. Ecovillage Garden Crew-15

Photos of: Asivak Koostachin, Hasi Eldib, Morgan Eichwald, Ian Giesbrecht and Obang Seungyeon at O.U.R. Ecovillage. Sara Dent coordinates Young Agrarians, loves growing food and can’t wait to find land one day. All opinions are her own… Its been a big year. Young Agrarians has turned from a seed into many plants as we work with more and more farmers and organizations across BC. The work growing the network is good, and admittedly stressful. The issues that new farmers face are various from access to capital and land, to the complexities of business start-up in todays economy, to the overwhelming need for consumers … Continue reading I Love Ecological Farmers