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

Apprentices Seeking Farm

Looking For Farm Apprentices This Summer? Look No Further!           Who We Are: An enthusiastic group of 5 future farmers, looking to develop the necessary skills to start our own farm. We are a cohesive, well educated, hardworking, friendly, dynamic group that lives and works well together. Collectively, we have more than … 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

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.

Essay: A Fairy Tale Retold (or: the challenges of leasing farmland)

The Homestead Organic Farm on a late November Afternoon

My partner Vanessa and I (and that’s partner in both the professional sense and the hubba-hubba one) do not own the land we’re farming. We’re on a lease at The Homestead, an organic farm in Peachland that has been under the care of Joe and Jess Klein for nearly 30 years. That we would start … Continue reading

Yeah Vancouver Island – Potluck Saanich Friday!

Wild that it’s our 2nd Vancouver Island potluck celebration:) Yeah we’re growing! Saturday, December 8th, starts 6pm Join us at Haliburton Community Organic Farm in Saanich to fun the night up with an Eat In potluck-styles. Map Link Facebook Event Link Please bring a dish to share, something liquid and your good winter cheer. Think … Continue reading