Soil Fertility Workshop, Feb 11, 2017 – Cowichan

Providing farmers with information about best practices for managing soils under high rainfall conditions. The workshop will combine presentations about strategies for different types of agriculture, and visit a number of farms to look at specific issues, depending on soil types. Lunch provided by the Somenos Women’s Institute.

FEATURED SPEAKERS: DeLisa Lewis, Research Associate at UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Bob Maxwell, retired BC Ministry
of Environment, Lands and Parks soils scientist, and Wayne Haddow, former Regional Agrologist for the Cowichan Valley.

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 11 2017

COWICHAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY HALL 5855 Clements St., Duncan, BC

8:30AM-4:30PM COST: $75 + GST

To register, contact Larissa at Cowichan Green Community, 360 Duncan Avenue, Duncan, BC: 250-748-8506 or larissa@cowichangreencommunity.org

www.cowichanfarmers.org

Thank you!

We had another great turnout, and a great day with lots of great workshops and networking!  Thanks to everyone who attended and volunteered the make Farmer 2 Farmer 2016 a success!

Please also see the link below for the collated responses from the Veg variety forum workshop facilitated by Niki and Abe.

veg variety forum-2016