Posted  7 Nov, 2017 
In: Events

Event Date:  Jan 13, 2018

Are you an aspiring or new farmer working on building a regenerative, ecological farm? Are you looking for opportunities to learn and connect? Join us for two days of workshops on accessing land, building relationships with mentors, getting starting in livestock and marketing gardening, communicating with farm partners and creating a regenerative business model that supports your farm and your livelihood. Share ideas and stories through farmer slideshows and test your know-how in the Farmer Fails and Hacks Championships. There will be farmer yoga, tobogganing, camp fires and more! JOIN US! Everyone is welcome!

Speakers

  • How to Save the World Through Farming and Not Become a Penniless Martyr – Takota Coen, Farmer & Permacultural Designer
  • From Vegan Urbanites to Organic Regenerative Ranchers – Tristan & Aubyn Banwell, Farmers, Spray Creek Ranch
  • Getting the Most from Your Farm Mentor Relationships –  Cody Spencer, Farmer, Sweetgrass Bison
  • Farm Finances for New Farmers –  Kelly Sidoryk, Rancher, Holistic Management Educator

More speakers & workshops to be announced including sessions on communication, market gardening and more! Watch the event website.

When: Saturday, January 13 – Sunday January 14, 2018

Where: Deer Valley Meadows Camp located half mile south of Highway #11 on Range Road 230, near Alix, Alberta.

Cost: $55 + GST/person includes overnight accommodation and meals sourced from local, ecological and organic farmers. Work trade options are available.

Questions? Please contact Dana: alberta@youngagrarians.org

Speakers and Workshops Listed at www.youngagrarians.org/abmixer2017

Click here to register!


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