Posted  21 Jun, 2017 
In: Events

Event Date:  Jun 26, 2017

This field day will cover topics including new organic research, organic management techniques, crop varieties and BC Peace region matters. Guest speaker Michelle Carkner from the University of Manitoba will also present on her work as the Participatory Plant Breeding Coordinator.

Topics: New Organic Research, Organic Management Techniques, and Crop Varieties

Guest Speaker: Michelle Carkner, Participatory Plant Breeding Coordinator at University of Manitoba

Additional Speakers & Topics: 

  • Jed Franklin, Organic Farmer & participant from Participatory Plant Breeding Program
  • Iris Vaisman, Prairie Organic Grain Initiative Optimization Stream Coordinator
  • Chris Moat, Organic Farmer & participant from the Nutrient Management Program
  • Grain Millers on marketing your produce, Western Canadian prices, grain quality, seed cleaning, & sampling
  • Kari Bondaroff, Weed Specialist from Peace River Regional District, on Invasive Plants
  • Peace River Forage Association of British Columbia
  • Dave Thompson, Inspector & Agronomist on Organic Agronomy & Certification

Date: Monday, June 26th, 2017

Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Location: 6215 Bison Road, Flatrock, BC

Cost: Free ($15 for lunch, cheque or cash only) or bring your own lunch!

We will be selling books, so bring extra cash or cheques if you’d like  to purchase one. Please also bring a lawn chair!

Directions:

  • From Fort Saint John, go North out of town on 100th for 3 km, and turn right. Follow signs to Cecil Lake, travel approximately 30 km. Go through Cecil Lake and about 5 km after Cecil Lake turn right on Cut-off road. Go 2 km to stop sign, then turn right on Golatta Creek Road. Travel approximately 15 km on Golatta Creek Road then turn right on Bison Road. Go half a km and turn left on our driveway.
  • From Dawson Creek, go north on Rolla Road approx. 50 km until you cross the Peace River on the Clayhurst bridge. Take left on Golatta Creek Road, travel approx.. 15 km. Turn left on Bison Road, go half km and turn left on our driveway.
The address is 6215, Bison Road, Flatrock, BC.

Please contact Alice Sech at alice.sech@organicalberta.org or 587-521-2400 for further information about registration & sponsorship opportunities.

Click here to view the promotional poster.

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

 


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