Upcoming Events

Offering events and workshops to young farmers throughout British Columbia. To view our past events, click here.

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BCYF Okanagan Social

November 5, 2016 starting at 1:45 PM

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Farm Fest 2016.

Farm Fest 2016 is back again at the UFV Chilliwack Campus (5579 Tyson Road), Trades and Technology Center in the Rivers Dining Room.

Joint fellow young farmers to learn more about agriculture and business in a social setting. We have an outstanding panel of speakers this year and lots of opportunity for networking. A gourmet buffet dinner and refreshments will be provided!

Schedule of events:

3:00pm            Farm Fest Registration

3:30pm            Welcome and Introductions

3:35pm            Diversification of Farm Finances – Nathan Novak

4:00pm            Food Trends – Iskander Ahmed (Choices Markets)

4:45pm            Coffee Break

5:00pm            Networking Session

6:00pm            Dinner

6:45pm            Keynote: What We Wish Our Parents Understood – Elaine Froese

8:15pm            Conclusion

This event always draws a crowd, so make sure to register by November 12th
to save your spot!

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4-H British Columbia Farm Succession Seminar

Who Will You Leave the Farm To?

Farm Succession Seminar Series

November 18, 21, 22, 24

Abbotsford | Kamloops | Kelowna | Nanaimo

Let certified, farm family business coach Elaine Froese teach you how to overcome barriers to your farm succession plan, in this NOT TO BE MISSED one day seminar.

Appropriate for producers, growers and succession-planners, in this day-long seminar Elaine will help you:

  • Overcome procrastination & barriers to succession planning
  • Know the age needs that cause conflict
  • Get clarity of expectations with better communication tools
  • Define timelines for action for certainty of agreements and next steps
  • Learning new language to clarify intent
  • Understanding how emotion drives decisions
  • Applying practical tools/assessments to tough issues
  • Facilitate family meetings with action plans
  • Adopt conflict resolution strategies
  • Quickly assess & act on the “undiscussabulls”

$25/person * $75/family of 4 or 5

$100/family of 6 or 7 and includes includes lunch,

handouts and 1 copy of Elaine’s book Do the Tough Things.

Register now as space is limited. 

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