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SMALL FARM WORKSHOP: Tips and Tools for Small-Scale, Diversified Farmers – Vancouver, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 15, 2017

Small Farm Workshop

The Society Promoting Environmental Conservation is pleased to host a day-long workshop series for farmers practicing small-scale, diversified agriculture. The event will bring together farmers and specialists in soil health, IPM, microclimate management and organics. If you’re looking for a day of practical, hands-on, collaborative small farm learning, this is the event for you! Our goal is for new entrant and experienced farmers alike to walk-away with a number of decision-making tools, new skills and resourced that will enhance operations on their unique farms. Lunch will be served and all farmers, farm staff, interns, etc. are welcome! We are looking … Continue reading SMALL FARM WORKSHOP: Tips and Tools for Small-Scale, Diversified Farmers – Vancouver, BC

July 26: Alameda, SK Holistic Management Workshop Using Grazing Systems to Create Healthy Food and Ecosystems

Posted by Dana Penrice on June 10, 2016

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Topics covered will include holistic decision making, planned grazing, improving wildlife habitat, soil health and conservation practices, forage assessment, and biological monitoring techniques. When: July 26th 9:30 am to 3:00 pm Where: Alameda, SK What: Hosted by Trent and Carolyn Walls and Holistic Management Certified Educators Blain Hjertaas and Kylie McRae 9:30 AM Registration 10:00 Purpose of day overview of HM  – Blain 10:30 Grazing systems and soil health  – Kylie McRae 11:00 How decisions are made  – Trent & Carolyn 11:30 Decision making exercise – Blain 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Healthy Soil and Carbon Sequestration  – Blain 1:30 Tour exercises … Continue reading July 26: Alameda, SK Holistic Management Workshop Using Grazing Systems to Create Healthy Food and Ecosystems

August 21: Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo & Workshop, Lillooet, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on August 13, 2015

Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo and Workshop Agriculture Lillooet BC

Get the dirt on soil carbon monitoring – Join Young Agrarians, Spray Creek Ranch, & Dan Denesiuk for a demo and workshop in Lillooet, BC! When: Friday, August 21st — 12 pm to 5 pm Where: Spray Creek Ranch, 15045 Texas Creek Rd, Lillooet BC Spray Creek Ranch will host a potluck lunch at midday. Lunch will be followed by a soil carbon monitoring workshop with a soil sampling demonstration. Our fearless workshop leader is Dan Denesiuk, MSc student at Thompson Rivers University. Dan is studying grazing management as a climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy throughout the BC Interior. Participants are welcome to … Continue reading August 21: Soil Carbon Monitoring Demo & Workshop, Lillooet, BC