Biodynamic Journey to the International Demeter Assembly

Gabe Cipes lives and works at Summerhill Winery in Kelowna, BC. Along with applying permaculture principles to the land, Gabe is transitioning Summerhill to Demeter Status, and is the BC Demeter Representative as part of Demeter International. Demeter is the certification given to farms that meet International Biodynamic standards. Biodynamic agriculture is a method of organic farming that emphasizes the holistic development … Continue reading

Vittles Photoblog: Young Agrarians First (Ever) Young Farmer Mixer

Here’s a wee photo stream of my experience during the wintery weekend of the first Young Agrarians Young   Farmer Mixer at the beautiful Summerhill Pyramid winery in Kelowna, BC.

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: Summerhill Winery Map … Continue reading