Farmer 2 Farmer 2016 Registration now open!

To register, click here. Spots are limited. Registering now reserves your spot at the conference and helps us plan.


This year’s conference theme is:
“Beyond Competition: Toward Cultures of Cooperation”

In addition to the keynote panel that will address the theme with exciting examples of farmers working together for mutual success, we’re glad to let you know that we’ve confirmed several exciting workshops. Click here to see the full program schedule.

New this year at Farmer2Farmer: “Ask the experts” table. We’ll have a series of experts on various topics present throughout the day to whom you can ask your burning questions! Stay tuned for confirmed experts.
 Note: Please be sure to give us your completed evaluation forms (found in your registration package)  at the end of the conference to be entered into the draw for a $100 gift certificate from Integrity Sales and Distributors!
Also, new and exciting this year!

POTLUCK, DANCE & LAND LINKING TABLE Co-hosted by CRFAIR and Young Agrarians!
March 1, 5:00-9:00PM
Saanich Fairgrounds
Admission: FREE!

Stay on after Farmer 2 Farmer for a Young Agrarians and CRFAIR potluck social & contra dance! EVERYONE is welcome – no matter your age! Bring your friends and family, a dish to share, tools to eat with and your dancing shoes. The Merry McKentys (
will lead us in an old-timey contra dance! (Find out more about contra dancing here:

Please bring your own tools to eat with (plate, utensils, cup, etc.) so we can minimize clean up!

Land Linking Table March 1

Land Owners! Interested in having your land farmed?

Land Seekers! Are you a new farmer looking for land?

Join us at the Young Agrarians Potluck & Dance on March 1st, 2016, 5-9pm

Saanich Fairgrounds, 1528 Stellys Crossroad, Saanichton, Vancouver Island.

Young Agrarians will host a land linking table during dinner for landowners and land seekers to connect and discuss potential land opportunities (table conversations will start @ 5:30-6pm)!

Want us to showcase your land listing? Please fill out this form here: YOUNG AGRARIANS LAND QUESTIONAIRRE

We will print up your farm and put it up on an AVAILABLE LAND bulletin board during the day. In the evening come with some photos of your property, and please bring a dish to share and tools to eat with (plate, utensils, cup, etc.) and join us for a potluck! Fill out a name tag at the registration desk at the front door and come and talk land.

Questions: westcoast@youngagrarians.orgResources including Lease & License templates:

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Farmer 2 Farmer is a one-day conference, networking, learning and sharing event for farmers on Vancouver Island.

The goal of the conference is to bring together the Island’s diverse farming community from different farm sectors and sizes.  Practical workshops put on by experienced local farmers and farm professionals, ample networking opportunities, and farm industry exhibits offer Island farmers a day filled with learning and connecting with the wider farm community.