Seeking entrepreneurial farmers to grow profitable organic operation in Northern BC

Garry and Wendy Lowe of Twin Meadows Organics have long been champions of environmentally responsible and financially sustainable farming. Their highly successful operation near McBride, BC has served as model for farming in the north central interior – a model they are eager and willing to share with the next generation of farmers. Garry and … 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

Farm Co-op Initiative on Southern Vancouver Island seeks Farmers

A good friend, colleague, raw dairy advocate, and all-around bovine enthusiast recently sent me the below announcement about the group she co-founded that intends to establish a farm-based community on Southern Vancouver Island. More details can be read on the group’s blog. OUR VISION OF A COMMUNITY FARM In order to address our concerns about … Continue reading