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:

  1. BIPOC Land Opportunities with the legendary Cheyenne Sundance on Thursday, November 4, from 7 – 9 p.m
  2. Land Partnerships & Collaboration on Thursday, November 11, from 7 – 9 p.m
  3. 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.