Tag Archives: Vernon BC

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

APPRENTICESHIP: EDGEWOOD, BC – Intentional Peasants

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2019

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in the Kootenays? Check out Intentional Peasants in Edgewood, BC! About Intentional Peasants We operate an 80 acre mixed farm nestled in a beautiful mountain valley in the northwest Kootenays, blessed with great soil and plenty of water. We are primarily vegetable growers, with an abundance of veggies through the summer and fall for a small CSA, local farmers markets, restaurants and stores. The focus is on storable root crops, which we continue to sell throughout the winter. We also have a small apple and plum orchard. We have a small herd of cattle that we raise … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: EDGEWOOD, BC – Intentional Peasants

Oct 18: Urban Farming Symposium, Vernon B.C

Posted by Amy Fehr on October 14, 2014

Choose to attend an all day intensive or just sit in on a few speakers who interest you.

Learn More About Urban Agriculture! Location: Vernon’s Okanagan College Cafeteria When: October 18th. 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. Registration includes lunch and snacks throughout the day as well as a registration package and name tag. Come prepared to take lots of notes and ask lots of questions. **Please Arrive at 8:00am to Sign-in.** **Latecomers will miss the beginning and disrupt the symposium. ** Click Here to Register! Tickets Only $33 Our Speakers and their topics for the day:  -Sustainable Environment Network Society- Keli Westgate- 8:30-9:15 am -Winterize Your Soil- Jane Emlyn- 9:30- 10:15 am -Grow Your Own Bread- Cuyler Page- 10:30- 11:30 am -Figs In the Okanagan?- … Continue reading Oct 18: Urban Farming Symposium, Vernon B.C