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September 13 – Golden Ears Farm Corn Roast, Chase BC

Posted by Carina Foran on August 09, 2014

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Golden Ears Farm, in Chase BC, is hosting a Corn Roast and Farm tour on September 13. Golden Ears is providing a spit-roasted lamb and the corn!  Bring a food item to share, your own plate, cutlery, cup and drinks/money to chip in for a keg of Crannóg beer if you’re interested. Golden Ears is a small co-operative farm community committed to growing healthy food using organic practices, and living as self sufficiently as we can. We are transitioning to certified organic status this season through the North Okanagan Organic Association. We have 34 acres in the beautiful South Thompson … Continue reading September 13 – Golden Ears Farm Corn Roast, Chase BC

Elder Farmer + Young Farmer = Winning Combination

Posted by Sara Dent on April 30, 2014

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This blog post is from our amazing farmer friends at Golden Ears Farm in Chase BC. This crew are rocking the ecological land stewardship on 34 acres and represent four generations on the land.  We’re grateful for all of their organizing work over the past couple of years to get Young Agrarians growing in their area. Being a part of the Young Agrarians — South Interior has opened up so many opportunities. In addition to participating in some fantastic potlucks, connecting with an elder farmer will make it possible for us to repair our combine this season! A few years … Continue reading Elder Farmer + Young Farmer = Winning Combination

Land Linking in Armstrong Nov 9

Posted by Sara Dent on November 01, 2013

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Its incredible how busy our South Interior Okanagan Young Agrarians hub has been all year long. Young Farmers and Friends have been rocking an event every month since they got going January of this year. From participating as Iron Chefs at the Armstrong IPE this summer, to picking rocks out of a field, tasting beer, learning about bees, bringing young and ‘older’ farmers together at a recent Chat n’ Chew and more – Young Agrarians is stoked about all of the community building going on! We’re excited to offer our first land linking workshop in Armstrong. In fact – it’s … Continue reading Land Linking in Armstrong Nov 9

Seeds of Synchronicity – Young Agrarians South Interior

Posted by admin on October 02, 2013

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Article reposted from the BC Organic Growers Magazine Summer 2013! By Michelle Tsutsumi On a mild, hazy day in September, a young couple keen to leave their professional jobs to become homesteaders dropped by Pilgrims’ Produce Organic Farm just outside of Armstrong for a tour. Living five minutes up the highway on rented land, Chris and Maxine Andruik’s enthusiasm for raising chickens, growing good food, and dabbling in hops was a breath of refreshed energy at the tapering end of a busy season. It wasn’t until a month later, when Chris and Maxine invited the Pilgrims’ Farm crew to their … Continue reading Seeds of Synchronicity – Young Agrarians South Interior

Armstrong Apiaries Potluck

Posted by Sara Dent on June 27, 2013

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Pictures are now up on Facebook from the Crannóg Ales/Left Field Farms potluck and tour on June 16th. What an afternoon that was — such an informative and engaging farm tour, complete with rock-picking contest wherein almost 900 lb of rocks were collected in 10 minutes!!! The brewery tour wasn’t that bad, either:) The tasting was ample and varied, followed by one of the biggest potluck spreads yet. Thanks to the Crannóg/Left Field crew for putting on a great day for us. Saturday, July 13, 2013 Join us in sweet Armstrong for the next Young Agrarians South Interior Potluck! 3pm … Continue reading Armstrong Apiaries Potluck