Agriculture Centre of Excellence

Events and Activities

Workshops for New Farmers

  • Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1:00-5:00 pm — Principles of Organic Agriculture Part 1: Soil fertility, irrigation & water management
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1:00-5:00 pm — Principles of Organic Agriculture Part 2: Organic vegetable greenhouse production, propagation & transplanting
  • Saturday, April 21, 1:00-5:00 pm — Pest and Disease Management, Good Agricultural Practice & Food Safety
  • Saturday, May 5, 1:00-3:00 pm — High-Value Crops & Niche Opportunities

This series of four workshops will provide new or aspiring farmers with information essential to growing a successful garden. These introductory-level workshops are for people that would like to have an income from farming but need to improve their horticultural knowledge. The focus will be on growing organically on a small scale.

Workshop Descriptions

$25 per workshop (GST included). Pre-registration is required.
6911 King George Blvd, Surrey

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These workshops are sponsored by Vancity Credit Union, the City of Surrey, the John Volken Academy, and the University of the Fraser Valley.

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