From Field to (Book)Shelf Do you enjoy reading? Are you hungry for new farming-related material to dive into this coming winter? Do you want to share and discuss good books with a group of fellow farmers and readers? The growing season is almost over in the Peace Country, and the time to resume our winter perch next to the fireplace with a cup of tea and a good book is nearly upon us. We’re hoping you will join us at our figurative fireplace by becoming a member of Young Agrarians’ FIRST Farmers Book Club. It can be tricky to find … Continue reading Farmers Book Club – Beaverlodge, AB
The amazingly talented Virginie Lavallée-Picard and Alex Fletcher of Wind Whipped Farm are hosting a Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer on August 24th in Metchosin, BC. On the agenda is a farm tour, a potluck dinner on Taylor Beach and a beach party! Wind Whipped Farm is a small (less than 0.5 acre) market garden and orchard in Metchosin, BC. It is also the home of The Local Food Box (thelocalfoodbox.com), a multi-farm CSA partnership between Metchosin producers, coordinated by Alex and Virginie. “We have been in operation since 2008 and we founded The Local Food Box Program in 2011. We farm on land leased from family … Continue reading August 24: Vancouver Island Farmer Mixer in Metchosin, BC
Lower Mainland: Join us at Fraser Common Farm in Aldegrove BC for an end of farm season (except for all of your four season growers out there) brunch potluck and farm tour. We’re going to gather, eat, and check out the farm. Home of Glorious Organics, we’re excited to spend the afternoon learning about Fraser Common Farm Co-op. The Farm has been owned and managed as a Co-op for 30 years. One of the farms founders is our very favourite agrarian Heather Pritchard who has been actively supporting the growth of Young Agrarians as Farm Program Manager at FarmFolk CityFolk … Continue reading Fraser Common Farm Brunch Potluck
Go Farmers in Armstrong! A crew of North Okanagan farmers are hosting their first Young Agrarians potluck this Thursday in Armstrong / Spallumcheen When: Thursday, February 7, 2013 Come around 6 PM, eat around 6:30 Bring a dish to share and something to eat it with: plates, cutlery, glasses, etc. Address: Pilgrim’s Produce, 1568 Eagle Rock Road, Armstrong – suite attached to the main house Contact: Michelle Tsutsumi 250-307-2463
Wild that it’s our 2nd Vancouver Island potluck celebration:) Yeah we’re growing! Saturday, December 8th, starts 6pm Join us at Haliburton Community Organic Farm in Saanich to fun the night up with an Eat In potluck-styles. Map Link Facebook Event Link Please bring a dish to share, something liquid and your good winter cheer. Think local, hot, cozy, warm, steamy- yummy! Please also bring dishes to eat with, cutlery and serving utensils. Open to farmers, gardeners, foodies and friends. Co-hosted by Heather Ramsay of Uminami Farm in Metchosin, Robin Tunnicliffe of Saanich Organics and Sara Dent, Young Agrarians Coordinator. Feeding each … Continue reading Yeah Vancouver Island – Potluck Saanich Friday!
We can’t wait! Come check out Doug Zaklan’s 4th generation family farm in Surrey! We’re going to farm tour and potluck on this beautiful piece of land. 5 pm, Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 13278 84th avenue, Surrey, B.C. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to carpool:) ABOUT: Since 1928 Zaklan Heritage Farm has been growing quality food through socially and environmentally responsible practices. This small-scale, urban family farm is now run by Doug Zaklan, with the mission to provide wholesome nutritious food for the community. In the first year of full-time production as an urban market garden, Doug Zaklan’s farm make-over includes seedling … Continue reading Zaklan Heritage Farm Potluck!
We’re collaborating with Vancouver Urban Farming Society and UBC Farm to offer the next monthly Young Agrarians Potluck (that’s you!) to gather folk from far and wide! Please bring a food dish to share Plate/bowl + cutlery to eat with We can’t wait to see you and enjoy the beauty of UBC Farm!Directions: The Wesbrook Place neighbourhood is currently (spring 2012) under active construction, and the route to the farm is subject to change. Check this map for updated directions to the farm amidst the construction, and look for changing directional signs on Wesbrook Mall. Overflow parking can park in … Continue reading July UBC Farm Potluck