Helping landowners put land into production by making links with farmers & community growers.

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Resources

Farmland-Facilities-Food-and-a-Renewed-Future-for-Farming-on-Salt-Spring-Island-1In collaboration with The Salt Spring Island Agricultural Alliance, we produced a report entitled “Farmland, Facilities, Food, and a Renewed Future for Farming on Salt Spring Island”

The report offers an overview of the activities of the SSI Farmland Trust and the SSI Agricultural Alliance, along with a section on “How You Can Help Grow Agriculture on Salt Spring Island.”

Download the full report here: Farmland-Facilities-Food-and-a-Renewed-Future-for-Farming-on-Salt-Spring-Island

Further Resources

The Root’s Seed Sanctuary at Seedy Saturday, Feb 10

Join us on Saturday, February 10th at the Farmer’s Institute from 10:30am-11:30am for a presentation by Dan Jason on how the Seed Sanctuary at the ROOT will work, and how you can become a “seedperson”. Seed saving is easy, and rewarding in so many ways. Even a little...

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Farmland Trust receives $35k grant from Victoria Foundation

“The Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is very grateful to the Victoria Foundation for this grant and their continued commitment to Food Sustainability in the capital region,” noted Patricia Reichert from Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust Society. “It is so important...

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Abattoir Birthday Bash! Nov 18

Time to eat, drink and be merry! On an island renowned for its local farm dinners, the Salt Spring Island Agricultural Alliance is proud to present the very best annual local food dinner at the fifth Abattoir Birthday Bash next Saturday, Nov 18 at Fulford Hall. Doors...

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Open House for the Root

The Root Open House Saturday, Oct 28: 12 – 4 pm, 189 Beddis Road The whole community is invited to a good old fashioned open house to see the place where the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is developing The Root. What is The Root and how will it benefit farmers,...

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Understanding Honeybees

EVERYONE WELCOME. Please come to “UNDERSTANDING HONEY BEES” Honey bees pollinate 1/3 or more of the food we eat! Learn about honey bees and their importance for food production. Presented by: Wendi Gilson, Black Horse Apiary Time: July 9th 7-9PM Venue: Salt Spring...

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Name the “Farm Centre” Contest!

What’s in a name? Currently, the official name of the “Farm Centre” is “Salt Spring Farm Centre for Food Security.” We’d love a new name and that’s why we are asking the community for help. Our goal is to develop sustainable, local food production and...

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Want Land? Let’s Grow!

Do you have a passion for farming? Is land too expensive for you to buy? Are you interested in pastureland, garden acreage, orchards or livestock buildings? The goal of the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is to connect farmland with individuals who would like to...

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