Posts by Dana Penrice

Extra Answers to Conference Q’s

Extra Answers to Conference Q’s

Calvin Gavelin 306-478-7748gavelin.farms@yourlink.ca Question #1 Do you have some online tools for mission statements? Our Answer: The internet wasn’t used...

January 2021: Ecological Outcome Verification – Monitor Training

January 2021: Ecological Outcome Verification – Monitor Training

Do you want to understand land regeneration and support others to deepen their knowledge of ecosystem health? Learn how to...

February 2021: Holistic Management Financial Planning – Online Course

February 2021: Holistic Management Financial Planning – Online Course

A truly regenerative farm is a financially viable farm. Through this course your will learn the principles of Holistic Management...

Dec 10: Ecological Outcome Verification Info Session

Learn about Ecological Outcome Verification (EOV™) and how you can use it on your farm to measure the impact of your management practices. Learn how EOV™ can show if your land is regenerating.

Digging Deeper: Open Space Discussions (2017)

Have you ever attended a conference where there just wasn’t enough time? Where you didn’t get to touch on the...

Ranch Finances 101: Running the Numbers on Grazing – Sean McGrath (2017)

Explore how to run the numbers of different management decisions and how it will impact your farm or ranch’s profitability....

Ecological Design for On Farm Water Security – Takota Coen (2017)

Hear how ecological farm design and permaculture principles have been used to capture water and create a resilient water management...

Seed Security and Growing Seed – Rachelle Ternier and Chris Wooding (2017)

Seeds play an integral role in our farming and food systems. Learn the many facets of seed security and how...

The Pulse on Growing New Organic Pulse Varieties in Alberta – Brenda Frick (2017)

Your update on new pulse varieties suitable for production under organic management. Hear how experienced farmer Steve Snider optimizes the...

Shelter-belts, Eco-buffers and Beneficial Insects – Luke Wonneck (2017)

Learn what shelter belt design considerations and species selection. Understand how to adapt shelterbelts to provide habitat for beneficial pollinators....

Sheep, Poultry and Pork: The Livestock Start Up – Donovan and Lisa Kitt, Marnie Chown and Patrick DeBurg (2017)

Do you want to get into livestock but don’t know where to start? This session is for you! Hear how...

The Opportunity for Marketing Slow Meat – Ian Gribel (2017)

You know Slow Food, but have you heard of Slow Meat? Learn the three principles of Slow Meat, and how...

Finding Hope in Regenerative Agriculture: Low-cost, Low-tech, Nature-based Solutions for the Planet – Courtney White (2017)

Courtney White is the cofound the Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to building a radical center among ranchers,...

Using Qualities of Heritage Grains to Build Local Markets – Chris Wooding (2017)

Using the Qualities of Heritage Grains to Build Local Markets Learn how heritage varieties add diversity to the farm, your...

Innovations in Integrating Cover Crops into Vegetable Rotations – Cam Beard and Rosemary Wotske (2017)

Innovations in Integrating Cover Crops into Vegetable Crop Rotations Cover crops are hot right now but where to start? Seasoned...

Managing for Post-Harvest Organic Grain Quality – Bill Aduono and Scott Shiels (2017)

Managing for post-Harvest Grain Quality Learn more about the many factors impacting the quality of the grain you are wanting...

Lessons in Livestock Marketing from Farmer to Butcher – Andrew Sedlak (2017)

Hear how First Nature Farms found their niche between direct marketing and retail. Nose-to-tail butcher Andrew M. Sedlak describes the...

Pros and Cons of Different Marketing Strategies from Experienced Fruit & Vegetable Farmers – Andrew Mans and Trevor Aleman (2017)

Pros and Cons of different Marketing Strategies from Experienced Fruit and Vegetable Producers There are so many options out there...

Growing the Next Generation of Prairie Farmers – Anna Jones Crabtree and Doug Crabtree (2017)

How do we prepare aspiring and new farmers to manage successful, viable prairie farms? Learn about one farm’s experience creating...