A conference for farmers, ranchers and industry to grow organic agriculture.

Organic Alberta is partnering with Western Canadian Holistic Management to provide 3 days of information, insight and inspiration. Early Bird Ends January 3rd.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Take home new ideas and practices to improve your land and your business.

Organic agriculture offers solutions to many of the challenges facing society today. Hear from world-renowned experts on the impact organic farmers are making.

Known for attracting an amazing community of farm families, this is the place to meet other farmers who are exploring new practices, ways of thinking and supporting the paradigm shift in our agriculture and food systems.

While feeding your mind, we’ll feed your stomach with food from farmers across Alberta. We are committed to farmers who are growing nutrient dense food that is good for people and good for the land.

TENTATIVE SESSIONS

Friday, January 31st: Organic Alberta Sessions

Saturday, February 1: Organic Alberta & Holistic Management Canada Sessions

Sunday, February 2nd: Holistic Management Canada Sessions

  • Value of Legumes and Forages in Building Soil Productivity

  • Soil Sampling

  • Grain Marketing

  • Grain Agronomy Research Updates

  • Vegetable Agronomy: Composting

  • Passive Solar Greenhouses/Geothermal & Low Emission Greenhouse Growing

  • Livestock Marketing

  • Vaccinating Livestock

  • Grain Buyer Speed Dating

  • Farm Transition Cafe: A Conversation About Passing the Farm On From One Generation to the Next

  • Regenerative Tools to Help Your Farm: Panel on Intercropping and Covercropping

  • Regenerative Tools to Help Your Farm: Panel on Planned Grazing, Covercropping, Multi-species Grazing

  • Regenerative Tools to Help Your Farm: Panel on Perennial Grains, No-Till Organic Grains

  • Introduction to Organic Production and Organic Transition

  • Introduction to Holistic Management

  • Financial/Business Management

  • Farmer Mental Heath & Self-Care

  • Food Sovereignty: Culturally Acceptable Food

  • Farm Clubs: Building a Community of Practice

  • Cultivating the Best Versions of Ourselves to Contribute to the Ecological Farming Movement

  • Keeping Rural Alive by Working Together to Build Community Through Food and Farm Experience

  • Finding New Businesses Within the Family Farm

  • Let’s Talk About Wealth on the Farm

  • Getting Sharp with Your Pencil: Knowing Your Numbers

*Please note that all sessions are tentative and subject to change

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM

HOTEL INFORMATION

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children”. Organic Alberta is committed to supporting the next generation and offers an educational children’s program at our conference so they can learn alongside us. For questions contact Dana at coordinator@holisticmanagement.ca or call 780-914-6282.

We want to provide you with the best, most affordable conference experience possible. We’ve partnered with several local hotels to get you incredible discounts! Click the link below to check them out.

TRADE SHOW & SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Alberta’s organic Industry is thriving, with over 600 certified producers and 74% of Albertans regularly buying Organic products! Our conference is the biggest gathering of Alberta’s organic producers and in 2020 we are partnering with Holistic Management Canada to attract an even more diverse crowd of producers and industry experts on organics and regenerative agriculture from across the prairies. Bringing in 450+ attendees from a growing agriculture industry, this is an event your company cannot afford to miss.

Our top sponsors receive prime spaces in our centrally-located trade show, where participants walk by throughout the day. Reserve early to ensure your spot for this year.