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June 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer, Armstrong, BC

Posted by Michelle Tsutsumi on June 01, 2016 2 Comments

Farm Event Fresh Valley Farm Mixer

When: June 18, 4 – 10 PM *Special Note*: Please do not bring your dogs to the event as we have on-farm animals that could be disturbed by unfamiliar dogs. Where: 4 PM – Farm tour starts at 1346 Mountain View Road, Armstrong. Meet the pigs, chickens, and see how Fresh Valley Farms functions. 6 PM – Potluck and food happens at the Cub Camp, just a couple km down the road from Fresh Valley Farms, at 1052 Mountain View Road. There is ample parking available, just follow the signs to the field near the Cub Camp. About Fresh Valley … Continue reading June 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer, Armstrong, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Steve Meggait

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 04, 2015

Name? Steve Meggait Where do you farm? 5 km north of Armstrong What do you primarily farm? Beef (breeding to finishing), pork (breeding to finishing), broiler chickens, grains and hay. What type of business structure is your farm? Currently a sole proprietorship, with plans to incorporate. What is your land tenure? Are there special relationships that allow for this? I’m farming two family owned 1/4 sections. One has been in the family for 90 years. How did you seriously get into farming? I really don’t know. It just happened. Why did you apply for the YA Business Mentorship Network? I could use some help making my business … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Steve Meggait

Young Agrarians Dispatch from Fresh Valley Farms, Armstrong BC

Posted by Sara Dent on February 07, 2014 6 Comments

Nearly one long and eventful year has passed since Steve posted this article on the Young Agrarians blog. Since starting farming Steve Meggait has made some good progress and he thought it was about time to share some stories with the ever expanding network of young agrarians that might be interested: For me, 2013 started out with a big empty house, a big empty pig barn and a big empty pole barn on 150 acres of land in desperate need of some drainage and cattle fencing. After attending the first Young Agrarians mixer in Kelowna I came home to the … Continue reading Young Agrarians Dispatch from Fresh Valley Farms, Armstrong BC