Growing Resistance in Ottawa and other upcoming events

Hey Young Agrarians, Hope you have all had a great growing season.  Please check out the upcoming events listed below (note they are all happening in Ontario/Quebec, one is a webcast) and share with anyone you think may be interested. The National Farmers Union and Food Secure Canada both really encourage participation of young farmers/food … Continue reading

Southlands Heritage Farm Mixer!

Saturday, August 24th, 2013 As part of our on-going farm tour and potluck series, join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians for a tour hosted by Southlands Heritage Farm – a community farm home to horses, sheep, chickens, bees and more! Jordan Maynard will give us a tour and share the history of the area and hopes for … Continue reading

City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck

More yards in Vancouver, BC have been converted to farm space! The young farmer movement grows! As part of our ongoing collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farm Society – we have two Vancouver potlucks in August. The first on Wednesday, August 14th with City Beet Farm, and the second at Southlands Heritage Farm Saturday, August 24th. City … Continue reading

Know & Grow Community Farm: Kootenays Potluck!

August 3rd, 2013 We’re excited for our 2nd Kootenays potluck and skills share in Creston at the Know & Grow Community Farm 4pm  Help get the Know & Grow Community Farm Food Forest started. 6pm Potluck – Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with! * This is an all ages event! Little ones … Continue reading

July 27th – Join us at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Saturday, July 27th, 2013 2nd Annual Young Agrarians Potluck + Live Music at Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey Doug G Zaklan, Gemma Mcneill and family are hosting Young Agrarians for a 2nd year at their beautiful farm in Surrey. Come enjoy an evening of good company and food! Learn about the farm, and check out … Continue reading

Armstrong Apiaries Potluck

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 … Continue reading

Potluck Mission July 20 + The Trials & Exhilarations of Starting A Small Farm

Stoked for our first potluck in Mission, BC at Ferndale Farms! Thank you to Taylor McPherson for hosting on his farm and Alyssa Belter for lighting the Young Agrarians event fire in the area!!! This is an all ages event:) Date has been changed to: Saturday, July 20, 2013 4pm Farm Tour 5pm Potluck There will … Continue reading

Hastings Urban Farm Weed Date + Potluck

Thursday, June 27, 2013 Vancouver, BC Join us for an event collaboration with Hastings Urban Farm, Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Young Agrarians! 6pm – Meet and tour Hastings Urban Farm with farmers Brenda, Doc and Eric 6:30pm – Weed Dating – fun! Meet other folk. Talk about food and farming and anything else under … Continue reading

South Interior: Crannóg Ales Potluck June 16

Sunday, June 16, 2013 – Sorrento, BC Farm and Brewery Tour: 3pm (RSVP REQUIRED) Potluck: 6pm Left Fields and Crannóg Ales is excited to welcome the Young Agrarians to our farm. A farm/brewery tour and beer tasting will start at 3pm. We may have to break into smaller groups to accomodate touring and tasting because … Continue reading

North Vancouver: Edible Garden Project and Loutet Farm Tour & Potluck

The farm touring, skills sharing, weed dating, potluck season is upon us. Each week there are young agrarians potlucks in different locations around the Southern half of the province. It’s like tomatoes or potatoes or nasturtium volunteering in the garden – events are popping up everywhere as young farmers build community! We hope one day there … Continue reading

YA POTLUCK Edible Earth Seeds Cowichan Valley June 9!

Edible Earth Seeds is an organic vegetable seed company based in the Cowichan Valley. Our mission is to support food sovereignty on Vancouver Island through the stewardship of open-pollinated seed varieties that are well-adapted to our bio-region. I began learning about seeds during my first farm apprenticeship in 2009, and I soon became convinced that … Continue reading

Golden Ears – Farm Tour, Potluck & Morlove!

Hey Agrarians! It’s going to be a beautiful day and night at Golden Ears Community Farm in Chase BC. Sunday, May 5th, 2013 A fabulous crew of young farmers are kicking the event off with a day time farm tour, dinner time potluck and evening time music in their events space. Farm Tour: 3pm Potluck: … Continue reading

Comox Valley Picnic

Young agrarians are coming out of the wood work on Vancouver Island to host events! Potluck season is kicking off and we’re excited for lots of farm tours, skills shares, bonfires, eating together and networking up. Here’s our next gathering: Grassi Point Farm in Royston is pleased to host y’all in Comox Valley on Sunday … Continue reading

Potluck + Morlove at O.U.R. – Vancouver Island

YOUNG AGRARIANS ECOLOGICAL LIVING / PERMACULTURE MEET-UP AT O.U.R. Ecovillage With Music and Fermentation – let’s get bubbling! Friday, April 26, 2013 2-4pm         Farm Tour 4-5:30pm   Free Fermentation Course with the infamous ‘Ini’, teaching in O.U.R. Zero Mile Eatery 5:30-7:30   Potluck and Networking: Please bring a dish to share and tools … Continue reading

SOLEFood Farms Tour & Hive Potluck

We’re excited to kick off our 2013 Lower Mainland farm & potluck series collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farming Society: bring your friends, family & loved ones- let’s feed each other! Tour: 5-6pm SOLEFood Street Farms @ corner of Pacific & Carrall Potluck: 6-9pm The Hive, 128 W. Hastings, Suite 210 (not #201 as on poster … Continue reading

1st Sunshine Coast Potluck – we can’t wait!

Somethings a’ brewing – young people on farms across BC are opening up their farms to Young Agrarians potlucks. It’s undeniable that people want to gather, eat and talk farm shop and food together. We just had two potlucks on the weekend, one in Armstrong and the other on Vancouver Island. The next round will … Continue reading

Wild Flight Farm Potluck

Join us to tour and potluck at Wild Flight Farm! Saturday, April 6, 2013, start time 4:30 pm Address: 205 Rosemond Lake Road Mara, BC, map link here This potluck is going to be jam-packed full of goodness! A big shout out to Hermann, Louise, Jes & Crew for hosting! Come around 4:30 for a … Continue reading

Amara Farm Potluck – Vancouver Island

Calling all young and ‘older’ farmers, farmers-to-be, foodies, friends – to the fourth Young Agrarians potluck on Vancouver Island! After a fabulous skills share + potluck at Farmer Moss’s in Comox, we’re organizing the next one at Amara Farm near Courtenay on Vancouver Island. Join us on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 Skills Share 3pm: Low … Continue reading

Mixing it up.

On January 26th and 27th the Young Agrarians hosted the first ever Young Farmer Mixer at Summerhill Winery in Kelowna, BC. Although I am passionate about all things to do with local food, I am not a farmer by any stretch. So I cleverly disguised myself as a facilitator and through that role I had … Continue reading

Ripple Farm Potluck

March 3, 2013 – the day after Seedy Saturday! Join us at Ripple Farm for the first ever Comox Valley Young Agrarians potluck and skills share! Thank you Farmer Moss for organizing:) Event Facebook Page Link Arrive around 3:00PM for a hands-on soil-blocking demo in the greenhouse. Soil blocks are an awesome alternative to using … Continue reading