The Agrariannaire #1

Better late than never I say. This writing and photography project is from summer 2012. I think it’s still perennial to post since it sure is nice to remember warm sunshine during these winter days. Tristan did the being interviewed part, Darcy interviewed and transcribed, and I photo-ed and later edited. Collaboration rocks. Photos by … Continue reading

Kootenay Potluck @ The Snoring Sasquatch

Potluck! Calling all young farmers, wanna-be farmers, foodies, friends -to the first Young Agrarians potluck in the Kootenays. Join us Friday, January 25th: It’s winter, it’s cold and dark, it’s a perfect time to gather to share food and cheer. Let’s put the Koots on the Young Agrarian map! Location: The Snoring Sasquatch  Map Link: … Continue reading

The NFU and The Nouveau Youth of Canadian Agriculture

A few years ago my partner and I started a small market garden, Wind Whipped Farm, on Southern Vancouver Island. Like many new farmers, we didn’t come from farming backgrounds, didn’t have much money and had only a few years experience working on a farm. Critically, we had support from other farmers in our community … Continue reading

Farmer Mixer in Kelowna – Jan 26-27, 2013

OUR FIRST YOUNG FARMER MIXER + SLEEPOVER!! Kelowna, BC – January 26-27, 2013 January – time to gather and network with other busy farm folk!!! We’re organizing to bring together @ 50+ young(ish) ecological farmers in Kelowna, B.C. at Summerhill Winery for two days of skills sharing and open conference space. TO REGISTER: http://youngagrariansmixer.eventbrite.com/ Summerhill Winery Map … Continue reading