Yukon Agricultural Association Blog

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Meet Your Maker Yukon 2019

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Meet Your Maker event - Monday, January 14th, 5-7pm at Gold Rush Inn. This winter gathering is a chance for local food producers and buyers to network and explore potential business opportunities. Hosted by YAA and the Tourism Industry Association. Contact YAA if you would like to book a booth. See you there!

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

North of 60 Ag Conference (Nov 2-4) and YAA AGM

Yukon's annual agriculture conference will take place from Nov 2-4 at Yukon College, Whitehorse Campus, Room AA2206. Agenda topics: Pigs, Permaculture and Yukon Hay. YAA's AGM will be held at 1pm on Sunday, Nov 4 @ Yukon College. The AGM will include a business development presentation about "Clarifying Our Brand" with a pen not a hot-iron. Please mark your calendars! See you there!

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Buying Yukon Grown Food

Here are some shopping tips for finding locally grown and raised products this summer. Fireweed Community Market is held at Shipyard's Park every Thursday from 2pm. Potluck Food Coop is selling local products via http://potluck.localfoodmarketplace.com/ Also, Wykes Independent, Riverside Grocery, Super A and Bigway are now selling Yukon grown food. Thank you to vendors and shoppers!

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Farm Equipment Demo Day - June 16

Yukon Young Farmers are hosting a barbecue and equipment demo day to help showcase farming equipment and businesses. 12-3pm. On YAA's land north of Whitehorse - the future site of the Yukon Agricultural Community Centre. Directions: Between Burma and Policeman's Point Road. West side of North Klondike Highway. Here is a map. All welcome! 

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Monday, April 30, 2018

YAA's 2018 Annual General Meeting

YAA's 2018 AGM will take place at Mount McIntyre Recreation Centre in Whitehorse on Friday, May 11 at 7pm. Following the AGM, the Ag Branch team will report about their accomplishments as well as future plans. Also refreshments and cash bar. For more info about the meeting agenda, click on http://www.yukonag.ca/policies.cfm All are welcome!

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