Upcoming Events

Four Seasons of Programming

As the outreach committee of YAA, Yukon Young Farmers (YYF) has committed to hosting four events per year that reflect the seasonal nature of farming. Click here to see more programming and sponsorship details. Up next --- A WINTER GATHERING... 

Sponsors

YYF is actively seeking support from local businesses for these events through a 12-month sponsorship framework: Working Together to Grow Yukon's Agriculture Industry. Thank you to our perennial, annual and seedling sponsors!

       

       

 

 

Programming Details 

WINTER Gathering

Monday, January 14, 2019 -  5pm to 7pm @ Gold Rush Inn

Our winter gathering coincides with the 2019 Meet Your Maker, an event mixer and trade show for Yukon food buyers and food producers. It is THE place to meet, negotiate and make deals for the upcoming growing season. We are co-hosting the event the Yukon Tourism Industry Association. This year, Yukon Young Farmers are coordinating culinary demonstrations - chefs talking about and showcasing how they incorporate local ingredients in their recipes and menu. 

SPRING Workshop 

April 2019 - 10.30am-3.30pm @ Whitehorse Public Library

Yukon Young Farmers host an annual spring event with a focus on a topic that farmers are thinking about as the growing season gets underway. Workshops focus on the care and keeping of poultry or livestock including details about nutrition, containment and disease management consideration. The presentation approach is facilitative and all attendees are asked to contribute details about their experiences and expertise. In 2018, YYF presented a very successful workshop on raising chickens. 

SUMMER Demo Day

July 2019 @ YAA Fairgrounds (Mayo Road, between Burma Rd and Policeman's Point)

Local equipment businesses are invited to participate in a demo day of farm equipment and machines.  This event is widely promoted to the Whitehorse farming community and we always expect a good turn-out because farmers seek out this type of trade show event. We will have space for the demonstration of rental machines and provide opportunities for dealers to talk to the group about the operation and specifications of their products. 

FALL Round-up

November 2019 @ North of 60 Agriculture Conference

Our Fall Round-up is associated with Government of Yukon's annual North of 60 Agriculture Conference which takes place every year in early November. YAA will hold its Annual General Meeting on the Friday night of the weekend.