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How to Start an Urban Farm in Victoria

February 7 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Join us for this free event and get tips and resources to help you establish or expand an urban farm or food production business in Victoria. Connect with established local urban farmers and City staff to learn more about what it takes to grow and sell food commercially in Victoria. If you are looking to scale up your veggie garden to start a farm stand, or maybe you’d like to start an urban farm, we can help. The City of Victoria supports small-scale commercial urban food production to help improve community access to healthy, local food while providing economic opportunities to local growers.
Here’s what you can look forward to:
? Presentations
? Panel Discussion
? Networking Opportunities
? Resource Sharing
? Food and Refreshments
• Alex Harned – City of Victoria, Food Systems Coordinator
• Kylie Black – City of Victoria, Business Ambassador
• Kiyomi Ito – Young Agrarians
• Colleen Popyk – South Island Farm Hub
• Solara Goldwynn & Tayler Krawczyk – Hatchet & Seed
• Brianna Stewart – Food Eco-District
• Kayla Siefried – Compost Education Centre
• Vadim Junea – Mycologist
Please join us to learn more about what’s permitted, what you can grow and how to apply for a business license. Speakers will include City staff and other urban farm business owners.
Participation is free but registration is required. REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/…/how-to-start-an-urban-farm…
Childminding services will be provided on-site during this event. Pre-registration is required. To reserve a spot, please contact crystalpool@victoria.ca or call 236-464-3572.
Learn more about urban food production at https://www.victoria.ca/…/food-production-businesses