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

  • Agricultural Equipment Library

    In 2018 Cowichan Green Community received funding through the Municipality of North Cowichan to begin and Agricultural Equipment Library. We are pleased to bring you the following equipment available for rent! Rental rates are a day rate.   Equipm …

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Upcoming Events

    • FarmFolk CityFolk Mobile Seed Cleaner Tour

      Friday, August 23, 2019
      FarmFolk CityFolk are bringing their new mobile seed cleaner unit on tour and it will be at the Cowichan Agricultural Seed Hub! Come out for a tour of the Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm, a seed cleaning demonstration and a Cowichan...
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