The Prairie Organic Grain Initiative is pleased to offer funding assistance to support Prairie Grain Companies (including farmers!) participation in 3 major International events: BioFach in Germany February 10-13, 2016, MOSES in LaCrosse, Wisconsin February 25-27, 2016 or Natural Products Expo West and Engredea in Annaheim, California, March 9-13, 2016.

Monday, 16 November 2015 11:20

Vegetable and Fruit Growers Network Session

December 3, 2015
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Boardroom A, Agriculture and Food Business Centre, 6547 Sparrow Drive, Leduc, AB.

This event is an opportunity to learn about fresh produce expansion opportunities and explore the opportunity for growth and collaboration with Federated Co-op and The Grocery People. Hear what speakers Mike Furi and Dan Erlandson say about the opportunity and share your thoughts. Attached is your invitation with details. We look forward to your registration.

Dec. 2, 2015 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m

The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security has designed this webinar according to feedback collected from across Canada.  They will kick it off with a presentation on "On-farm Roguing, Selection, and Adaptation" by Dan Brisebois of Tourne-Sol Farm (QC), followed by a "seed panel" of experts from across the country who will address YOUR most important questions about seed. Panel members include Dan Brisebois (QC); Michelle Smith (Northwind Farm, NS); Martin Entz (University of Manitoba); Patrick Steiner (Stellar Seeds, BC) and Jane Rabinowicz (The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security). Many questions have been submitted already; the experts will address those as well as take questions live from participants. So please bring your curiosity and come prepared to engage! 
Please click here to register.

Monday, 05 October 2015 11:13

HortSnacks webinar & workshop series

  AB-Gov 2Color Sky RGB V Hortsnacks Winter Workshop and Webinar Series are available for the market gardener. Be sure to                         check out the 2015/16 schedule for more information. 
                      Call 1-800-387-6030 to register. 

Thursday, 24 September 2015 12:28

Explore Local Events (Ongoing)

explore local


Please visit the Explore Local website for a full itinerary of webinars and workshops, or refer to the following table:

Seed Systems - Broadening Our Knowledge

Our partners, the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security are excited to bring you content from across the country and continent to explore advanced topics in ecological seed production!

Next Webinar:

Saving your own seeds Part 5: Sorting & Storing - November 11, 2015

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