Calling all food, farming and climate activists!
The National Farmers Union-Ontario and Ontario Farmland Trust are hosting an upcoming workshop series for farmers and aspiring farmers of all ages and career stages this November.
The series, titled Land-Linking and Farmland Conservation, will be comprised of three workshops:
- BIPOC Land Opportunities with the legendary Cheyenne Sundance on Thursday, November 4, from 7 – 9 p.m
- Land Partnerships & Collaboration on Thursday, November 11, from 7 – 9 p.m
- Farm Financing & Business Planning on Thursday, November 18th, from 7 – 9 p.m
In this series, attendees will learn about:
- Succession models, including non-family succession and cooperatives;
- Farmland conservation options, including Conservation Easements and Land Trusts; and
- Support and resources for new farmers.
The series will offer networking opportunities for:
- Young and aspiring farmers seeking land.
- Established or retiring farmers in search of successors or farmland tenants.
- Rural landowners with farmland to rent, share, or protect.
All workshops are free to attend and will be held online. You can register to attend here.