By 3porchfarm, Nov 28 2013
1) Scale. Do you want to go high volume, with lots of hands and equipment and sell to supermarkets and wholesalers, or do you want to produce just enough that you can do it yourself and retail it all […]
Johnny’s Selected Seeds is a great seed company based in Maine that many Ontario market gardeners will order from – in part because of their large selection of organic seeds, their ability to work with small and large scale growers, and their sourcing of market gardening tools and supplies.
Better Farming April 7, 2011 By: Pat Currie
As part of a broad multi-pronged campaign to boost consumption of local food across Ontario, the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation in September will launch and online marketplace, Ontariofresh.ca, to link buyers with producers.
Initially it will target those buying for institutions then […]
Farmers’ Markets Ontario is a website that can offer support in locating existing markets, starting up new Farmers’ Markets and how manage a market. Visit the Farmers’ Markets Ontario website to learn more.
Reminder – GYFP is Providing Increased Funding for New Farmers to Access Training!
Are there certain courses and workshops that you’d like to take this spring or later this year to develop your farm skills? Did you know that there is funding available that could help you cover tuition, textbooks and travel costs?
Crop Planning and Starting Seedlings for Beginning Market Gardeners
February 14th, 10am – 4pm, Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, $25
Join Leslie Moskovits, 3 year CSA […]
Ready to Farm? Planning your New Farm Business is a two-day workshop for aspiring farmers who want to launch a new farm business.
In addition to introducing participants to the valuable Small Farm Planner workbook, the workshop will also include a […]
FarmStart and our partner, Farmers Growing Farmers, are planning to host a series of workshops and farm tours through the summer and fall of 2008, and we’d like your input on their content! As a future farmer, new farmer, or transitioning farmer, what skills are you looking to develop? Please fill out our new
The Spring 2008 Ready to Farm? Business Development Course concluded last Tuesday night with a celebratory supper of local delicacies. Ten future farmers – Alvin, Jason M., Jason H., Miguel, Valeria, Graham, Jake, Cheng, Tim and Jennifer – stuck it out through our intensive, nine-session course on farm business planning, co-facilitated by David […]