[microfarmer] neat farmer to farmer idea/event

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  • Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 05:43:47 -0500 (EST)

Growing New Farmers: The next generation

Over 11,000 BC farmers will retire in the next 10 years. Many are
for new farmers to take over their land and family farm business.
into a family business can be challenging. Understanding the process
farm succession will smooth that process.

Growing New Farmers: The next generation
with John Anderson, a Farm Succession Planner & Chris Bodnar, a new

Presentation: Saturday Feb. 23rd, 2008, 7-9 pm
Kwantlen University College Auditorium, Langley
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley BC

John Anderson understands the issues of succession and will offer
strategies on how existing and new farmers can form working
Chris Bodnar will share his experience as a new grower entering an
established farm.

Workshop: Sunday Feb. 24th, 10 am - 1 pm
Best Western Langley Inn (next to Kwantlen College)
5978 Glover Road, Langley, BC

LIMITED SEATING! Using speed dating as a model 15 experienced farmers
 and 15
new farmers will have a chance to meet each other and share the skills
experience they could bring to a farmer partnership and their thoughts
the future. Workshop participants are asked to attend the presentation,
much of the workshop activities will be based on the information given
there. A questionnaire which will be sent to those who register so they
prepare for the workshop.

The workshop and presentation are $20.00 each ($18.00 for students,
erin@xxxxxxxxxxxx for discounted price). There is a 15% discount if you
register for three or more seats at http://www.eatlocal.org.

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