Tour will begin at Nature’s Green Acres (Danny and Shannon Ruzicka) and move to Ruzicka Sunrise Farm (Don Ruzicka). 

Cost: Free, includes refreshments and lunch

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

August 8, 2014 - Organic Oats, La Crete

In partnership with the Mackenzie Applied Research Association, and as a part of their MARA field tour and presentation in Fort Vermillion, Organic Alberta will be hosting the tour of the research plots at the Mara research station, followed by visits to organic farms and their on-farm oat trials. The day will wrap up with a meeting on organic oats. Come on out on August 8th to get up to date on organic oats! Meet at 10 am at the Mackenzie Applied Research Association. Goes from 10-5pm. For more information or to register, call Jacob Marfo at 780-285-0988

Central Alberta Organic Field Day

This day’s got it all! We’ll be visiting organic participatory breeding plots and oat variety trials, and learning about organic dairy and beef production. Join us on August 6th as we explore what’s happening in Central Alberta! To register, call Organic Alberta 1-855-521-2400.


9:00 – Midmore Farms (Contact Ward Middleton 780-939-7549). Hear from Anne Kirk, coordinator of the Participatory Breeding Program at U of Manitoba and Juergen Borchers from Silver Hills Bakery. Tour will visit an intercropped wheat and flax, a multi-crop plowdown and seabuckthorn plantings on a custom grazing silvipasture.

***Please bring your own lawnchair

bauta copyThe Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security will be providing its first-ever national webinar series

The next BAUTA webinar is: Harvesting, Drying & Cleaning your Seed Crops

You are invited to tour four local southern Alberta organic farms!

Spend the day out of the city and learn what is special about Poplar Bluff Farm's potatoes, Cam's Carrots, Heritage Harvest Wheat and Winter's Turkeys!

Thursday, 01 May 2014 13:50

2014 Summer Field Tours

Hot off the press! Register now for these summer field days. Click "Read more" to see all tour dates.

organic alberta logo horizontalJuly 9, 2014 - The field day smorgasbord, Lethbridge

What do aquaponics, new research in organic greenhouse production, and incredible market opportunities all have in common? They’re all jam-packed into one fun-filled field day hosted by Organic Alberta! Come out July 9th to explore innovations in aquaponics, hear lessons learned from researcher Martine Dorais at Noble Spuds farm, and consider innovative models in distribution and new markets by Galimax, The Organic Box, and more! For more information or to register click here, or call the office at 1 (855) 521-2400.

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