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


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

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In lieu of an Annual Report, we publish our financial statements and project reports annually. View 2017 reports here. 

Further Resources

Foraging and Feasting for the Root on tap in October

October is the month to get informed about local food. As part of Local Food Month, the Salt Spring Island Farmland Trust is bringing Bill Jones, a chef and author based on Deerholme Farm in the Cowichan Valley, to host a special local food event on October 15th. Bill...

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Host a Gathering Place Dinner and raise funds for The Root

Get involved by hosting and sharing dinner with friends and raise funds for The Root, a new community facility for local food storage, processing, and education. This dinner idea is inspired by Graham Kerr’s Gathering Place cook book and his dinner on Salt Spring last...

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Help Build The Root

Be part of building a Salt Spring Island institution! Do you love eating produce and foods from Salt Spring Island and would like to see even more available all year long?  Do you care about making the island more food self-sufficient, so we can reduce greenhouse gas...

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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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