young farmers

National New Farmer Coalition
  A few years ago (in 2014), I had the great privilege to head to British Colombia in March (winter here in Nova Scotia/spring there) and hang out with this group of amazing young farmers from all over Canada for 3 days. We talked about our farms, our successes, our challenges, who we were and what we needed to succeed. We were all totally inspired by the U.S.-based National Young Farmers Coalition and the amazing work they had been doing down in the States to help young farmers and advocate for changes to agricultural policy towards ones that would help […]

Who are Atlantic Canada’s New Farmers?

winter vegetables
We hope you have a beautiful holiday season and enjoyable “dark and cold” part of the year…..I know we’ll enjoy sleeping in a bit later and nestling in front of the woodstove with our seed catalogues, dreaming up the 2016 growing season. Thank you so much for your support of our small farm and for sharing our values of earth stewardship and good health!

Happy Holiday Season!

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I’m still dealing with a bit of jet lag from the long flight but I’ve just got to share the awesomeness that happened in Victoria, BC this past weekend. I went out there for a 3-day National Farmers Union (NFU) Youth Retreat. This was my second NFU Youth Retreat. The first one I attended happened last year at Waldegrave Farm in NS. I came away from that meeting crazy inspired and pumped. There’s nothing better than hanging out with a bunch of other young farmers from across the country who have both similar and different challenges, opportunities, dreams, and goals! […]

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