Farming Connections














Farming Connections is a new initiative of Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program that focuses on bringing farmers out of the isolating lifestyle that farming creates. The first round of workshops concluded in January 2019.

Please refer to the links below for information and assistance on topics relevant to all farmers, whether aging or aspiring.

Resources for Farmers

Growing a Farmer- Apprenticeship and Mentorship Program

Cowichan Agricultural Society

Cobble Hill Farmer’s Institute

Young Agrarians    

Duncan Farmer’s Market

Cobble Hill Farmer’s Market         

Cowichan Valley Co-operative Marketplace (online farmer’s market)   

Agrifood Business Management:   

Succession Planning 

Canadian Grants Business Centre

Funding Opportunities

Grants and Loans for Farmers

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Succession planning


Project News

  • Food Recovery Project

    Food Recovery Project (reFRESH Cowichan)   In late 2018, Cowichan Green Community received a second round of funding from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction to further develop the very successful Cowichan Food Recovery Project. Th …

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