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We represent a community of individual markets, or as we see it, a community of difference. Each market reflects the uniqueness of the neighbourhood and the diversity of the community.

 

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March 2019
March 2019
Mar
02
Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman
 Smithers
03/02/2019
03/02/2019
Join Young Agrarians for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! No matter where you are at in your farming journey or what type of farm you operate, these “lean” principles can help you streamline and maximize your time.
Mar
02
Young Agrarians Peace Country Winter Mixer
 Grand Prairie, Alberta
03/02/2019
03/03/2019
The second Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer in the Peace Country is coming up! If you are a farmer, passionate food lover, grower, or a farm dreamer, join in! These two days will be filled with networking, skill sharing, and farm inspiration to help you grow your own farm business and farm story.
Mar
03
Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman
 Prince George
03/03/2019
03/03/2019
Join the Young Agrarians for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! No matter where you are at in your farming journey or what type of farm you operate, these “lean” principles can help you streamline and maximize your time.
Mar
05
Grow Your Food Business: Kelowna
 Community Futures Central Okanagan (#210-1726 Dolphin, Kelowna)
03/05/2019
03/05/2019
WE’LL COVER 6 KEY AREAS:
  • Learn all of the requirements of a BUSINESS PLAN.
  • Learn key FINANCIAL components of your business.
  • Get MARKET READY and Position your brand to drive sales.
  • Navigate PACKAGING compliance. Refine your recipe to scale up.
  • Gain Insights into DISTRIBUTION. Sell at the right price.
  • Learn key  components to build a DIGITAL STRATEGY.
Workshop delivered by Good to Grow. Workshop materials developed by Vancity. 8:30am-3:30pm.
Mar
05
BC Farm & Ranch Wildfire Preparedness Workshops (Grand Forks)
 Grand Forks
03/05/2019
03/05/2019
The BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative is hosting an agriculture and wildfire risk reduction workshop aimed at agricultural producers from all sectors, wildfire response and emergency personnel, and local government representatives. Producers will gain vital knowledge to prepare themselves and their operations, and to maximize the efficacy and safety of local emergency response in the event of fire. 
Mar
07
Grow Your Food Business: Cranbrook
 Farm Kitchen (#1324 2nd Street North, Cranbrook)
03/07/2019
03/07/2019
WE’LL COVER 6 KEY AREAS:
  • Learn all of the requirements of a BUSINESS PLAN.
  • Learn key FINANCIAL components of your business.
  • Get MARKET READY and Position your brand to drive sales.
  • Navigate PACKAGING compliance. Refine your recipe to scale up.
  • Gain Insights into DISTRIBUTION. Sell at the right price.
  • Learn key  components to build a DIGITAL STRATEGY.
Workshop delivered by Good to Grow. Workshop materials developed by Vancity. 8:30am-3:30pm.