Learning from Land Partnerships
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February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
About this Event
Farmland access is one of the biggest challenges facing new and young farmers. Increasingly, new farmers are partnering with established farmers to access land and create partnerships.Some farmers are even forming collectives and co-ops to share the challenges of farming and land ownership. These partnerships aren’t always easy, but we can learn a lot from both the challenges and the successes. We’ve convened three people to share their experiences with land partnerships, including tips on what to look for in a land partner, how to make a partnership, and advice for people who want to do the same.
Join us on February 11 at 7pm EST for stories and insights from these exciting panelists:
- Alexandra Zalucky – The Elmgrove Organic Collective is a group of small-scale farming businesses who share land and a passion for sustainable growing in Sutton, ON.
- Erin Richan – Highland Gem Farm is a first-generation farm business growing vegetables and cut flowers for market and a summer CSA program in Lanark County, ON.
- Mike Degange – The Black River Worker Co-op is a not-for-profit worker cooperative based in Matheson, ON. focused on reviving, developing and sharing regenerative alternatives to farming and living.