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Press Release: NFU-NB welcomes Local Food and Beverage Strategy

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Events, News, Press release | 0 comments

  NFU-NB welcomes Local Food and Beverage Strategy Press Release (October 19, 2016 – Fredericton) – The National Farmers Union in NB welcomes the Local Food and Beverages Strategy announced today by Minister Rick Doucet.  The NFU-NB has been an advocate for local food policy for nearly a decade, and we are pleased that this government is recognizing the important asset NB has in our agricultural land base, our farmers and our fishers. While a strategy is not as strong as policy, this local food and beverages strategy was specifically named as one of the economic drivers in the NB...

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Media Advisory: Farming for the Future – NFU Regional Convention Announcement

Posted by on Aug 2, 2016 in Events, News, Press release | 0 comments

Media Advisory For immediate release Farming for the Future: Opportunities in a changing climate NFU Region 1 Convention (Fredericton, Tuesday, August 2, 2016)  Farmers are on the front lines of climate change, as we are among those who most depend upon a favourable climate and weather conditions to earn a livelihood. We need climate stability to produce our crops, raise our livestock and maintain the health of our agriculture ecosystem – and to provide the food Canadians eat. We are also in a position to make significant impact on Canada’s carbon footprint by changing our agricultural...

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Farming for the Future: NFU Region 1 Convention – Aug 10, 2016

Posted by on Jul 7, 2016 in Events, New entrants, News | 0 comments

  We invite you to attend the 2016 Region 1 Annual Convention on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Cornhill Community Hall 1205 Baseline Road, Cornhill, NB.  Registration will begin at 9:30 am.  Come early for coffee and homemade baking!   Convention will begin at 10 am and adjourn at 4:15 pm.  The registration fee is $20 and includes lunch at Cornhill Nursery Café at 2700 Route 890, Cornhill, NB. We are pleased to announce three excellent guest speakers and NFU members who will be sharing their experience and knowledge on the theme of Farming for the Future: Opportunities in a...

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New Farmers of the Maritimes – Fermenting the new farm culture!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Events, News | 0 comments

Come on out all you new and aspiring Maritime farmers! We’re getting together for a day of sharing with presentations, discussions, a zine making workshop, socializing and potlucking! We’ll also be swapping all those ferments or preserves we’ve made (saved seeds, dried herbs good for swapping too!). Let’s inspire, teach, and motivate each other for the busy season ahead! ***** WHAT’S ON TAP? Download the full agenda here. Morning: The new farming reality Shannon Jones, Broadfork Farm, NS Byron Petrie, Thistle Dew Farm, PEIAccessing Land Adam...

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2016 AGM Registration

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Events, News | 0 comments

Advance registration is now open! Please use the form below to register for the: 2016 NFU-NB Annual General Meeting: NB’s Empty Farmland: Use it or lose it Sunday, March 13 9:30 am – 4 pm ***Snow date: Sunday, March 20*** Hotel Shediac, 222 Belliveau Street, Shediac, NB Click here to download the agenda here. First and Last Name* Farm or organization name Address* City* Province* Postal Code* Phone* Email Would you like to receive our monthly E-newsletter? Yes Are you a current NFU-NB Farm member?* YesNo How do I become a farm...

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National NFU Youth Retreat – Apply by Friday, Feb 5!

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Events, News | 0 comments

Apply by Friday, February 5! Tentative Plan: The Youth Retreat will be held near Edmonton at Rundle’s Mission (Thorsby, AB). Participants will need to arrive the afternoon/evening of Sunday, March 6. There will be three full days of youth retreat activities (March 7, 8 and 9) plus an option to stay for a visit to the Alberta legislature on Thursday, March 10. So participants can either depart in the morning of March 10, or come to the legislature and depart the evening of March 10 or morning of March 11. Transportation to and from Edmonton will be coordinated for you. Main Goals: 1....

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