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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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January 2019
January 2019
Jan
19
Metro Vancouver Mixer with Ben Hartman
 Willoughby Hall (20809 83 Ave, Langley)
01/19/2019
01/20/2019
Join the Young Agrarians for their Metro Vancouver Mixer in Langley, B.C. in partnership with the Langley Small Farm Network for two days of farm workshops & networking! Saturday kicks off with a workshop from the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm book, titled “Market Gardening with Lean: Earn a Comfortable Living with Less Waste and Work”. Ben has inspired thousands of farmers to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms, and he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! In the evening we will share a potluck meal, stories, and celebrate our local farming community with farmer slideshows. On Sunday, Mount Krumpit Farm and Zaklan Heritage Farm will offer free animal and vegetable workshops on their incredible farms. We hope you can join this year’s Winter Mixer. 1-6pm.
Jan
20
Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman
 Coast Salish Territory – Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad St., ...
01/20/2019
01/20/2019
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 and profitability on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! Ben and his wife earn a comfortable living from 1/2 acre of cultivated land working less than 35 hours per week. All kinds of farms can benefit from these lean principles, not just market gardens! 1-6pm
Jan
21
Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman
 Ktunaxa Territories - Centre 64 Theatre (64 Deer Park Ave. Kimberley)
01/21/2019
01/21/2019
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. 1-6pm.
Jan
22
Grow Your Food Business: Comox
 Vancouver Island Visitor Centre (3607 Small Rd. Cumberland)
01/22/2019
01/22/2019
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.
Jan
29
Grow Your Food Business: Squamish
 Squamish Public Library, Community Room (37907 2 Ave. Squamish)
01/29/2019
01/29/2019
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.