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Integrated Pest Management Workshop at One of the Fresh Roots Urban Farm locations - TBA (watch the registration page for more info)

July 9, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Explore pests on the farm with practical tips for improving your pest management! Kiara Jack of E.S. Cropconsult will lead an in-field lesson on common pests, the importance of plant diversity, and organic pest control options.Participants will get hands-on experience with identifying garden insects and diseases and monitoring techniques. We'll be using one of the Fresh Roots Urban Farm locations as our outdoor classroom - watch the registration…See More
Jun 19
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Jun 15
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Tasty Greens Farm Tour & Microgreens Workshop at Will be emailed to you upon registration - contact hello@urbanfarmers.ca if you'd prefer to pay cash, and we can pass along the address.

May 27, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Are you curious about starting an urban farm business and learning how to make creative use of space to grow food for sale? Interested in indoor farming, the microgreen movement, and local distribution?Join Samantha Dobo and Xch'e' Balam for a tour of their urban microgreen facility and a workshop on the art and business of growing nutrient dense greens in the city! Tasty Greens is a community-minded neighbourhood farm located in an East Van…See More
May 22
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City Beet Farm Tour & Compost Tea Workshop at Meet at 19th Avenue and Manitoba Street

April 29, 2017 from 2pm to 3:30pm
Get your springtime soil in shape and explore City Beet Farm's inspiring urban farm model!Learn about the basics of soil biology, compost tea and DIY bubblers from City Beet Farmer and soil scientist, Elana Evans. The workshop will include a tour of several of City Beet’s urban farm yards, a discussion on the importance of a thriving soil food web, and a demonstration of a compost tea bubbler system.Cost: $10 per person or $8 for VUFS…See More
Apr 21
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Craft Compost Tour & Workshop with VUFS & Hop Compost at Hop Compost

April 15, 2017 from 1pm to 2:30pm
Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Hop Compost Founder & CEO Kevin Davies for an inside look at the craft compost movement.Take a tour of the Hop Compost facility and learn about closed loop and inner-city food systems, as well as the nitty-gritty of making craft compost, including ingredient pairing, technology, and targeted microbial conditions. Kevin will also cover…See More
Apr 2
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6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum at Creekside Community Recreation Centre

November 26, 2016 from 8:30am to 4pm
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society is pleased to host the 6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum on November 26. The theme for 2016 is Sustainable Futures: Sowing Knowledge, Skills & Connection.Get your tickets and learn more about this year's panelists at http://bit.ly/VUFF2016Community building and opportunities to share and mingle will be at the heart of the Forum – VUFS is…See More
Nov 14, 2016
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6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum at Creekside Community Recreation Centre

November 26, 2016 from 8:30am to 4pm
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society is pleased to host the 6th Annual Vancouver Urban Farming Forum on November 26. The theme for 2016 is Sustainable Futures: Sowing Knowledge, Skills & Connection.Get your tickets and learn more about this year's panelists at http://bit.ly/VUFF2016Community building and opportunities to share and mingle will be at the heart of the Forum – VUFS is…See More
Nov 6, 2016
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Shady Acre Farm CSA Management Workshop & Farm Tour at Shady Acre Farm

September 24, 2016 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Want to kick-start a successful Community Supported Agriculture program, improve an existing model, or see first hand how your rock-star farmer does it? Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Shady Acre Farm for an afternoon of CSA talk on the farm. Shady Acre Farmer Karly Pinch will explain how to successfully manage a well-planned harvest box program on a ¼ acre of land, and will share some inside tips she's learned along the way. We will end the afternoon with a guided tour of Shady Acre…See More
Sep 15, 2016
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Shady Acre Farm CSA Management Workshop & Farm Tour at Shady Acre Farm

September 24, 2016 from 1:30pm to 3pm
Want to kick-start a successful Community Supported Agriculture program, improve an existing model, or see first hand how your rock-star farmer does it? Join Vancouver Urban Farming Society and Shady Acre Farm for an afternoon of CSA talk on the farm. Shady Acre Farmer Karly Pinch will explain how to successfully manage a well-planned harvest box program on a ¼ acre of land, and will share some inside tips she's learned along the way. We will end the afternoon with a guided tour of Shady Acre…See More
Sep 14, 2016
Vancouver Urban Farming Society is now a member of Village Vancouver
Sep 14, 2016

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
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Please tell us which areas of Transition interest you. For example: growing more food/urban agriculture, relocalizing our economy/local currency, Permaculture, transit, energy efficient buildings, the arts, urban homesteading, preserving seed diversity, placemaking, potlucks, outreach, organizing events, community-building, having fun while saving the world, or...
Aiming to grow urban farming as a viable, thriving and vibrant sector in Vancouver and beyond, VUFS is an organization that supports the shared interests of urban farmers. The group strengthens and grows the urban farming sector through education, advocacy, networking and business support.
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