Fresh Roots Urban Farm Tour & Potluck

Thursday, September 12, 2013 Join us for a September farm tour and potluck with Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, co-organized with Vancouver Urban Farming Society! We’ll check out their awesome edible education Market Garden project at the David Thompson Schoolyard.Bring a dish to share and tools to eat with. This is an all ages event. … 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

Barefoot Farms Internship

Barefoot Farms Internship 2013 Who we are: Barefoot Farms is a small urban and peri-urban farm operating out of multiple backyards in the Kingsway corridor area between Fraser Street and Knight Street as well as a half-acre in south Richmond. We grow over 40 different vegetables primarily for our CSA as well as market sales, … Continue reading

16 Going On Farmer

When it comes to young agrarians, I’m one of the younger ones. Sixteen, going on seventeen in the depths of winter, dreaming about summer harvests: vivacious ruby streaks and bursting blueberries, gentle butter lettuces and glowing golden peaches. Farming is my passion. I got my start at the UBC Farm & Centre for Sustainable Food … Continue reading

Urban Stream: Food for the future, technology from the past

Why do my partner Nick and I want to grow food in cities? Why have we started a business that lenders and investors struggle to understand and for which there are no existing models or precedents for us to draw from as we plan?  And why are we so passionate about this apparently quixotic vision? … Continue reading

August Potluck – Farmers on 57th

Young Agrarians has partnered up with Vancouver Urban Farming Society to host a monthly potluck on one of Vancouver’s beautiful urban farms.  The location changes every month and includes a farm tour and DIY feast!  Join us! Friend, foodie, farmer – everyone welcome:) Next Potluck @ Farmers on 57th: August 23rd, 2012 Farm tour 6 pm Potluck 7 … Continue reading