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Seed Contracts and Seed Enterprise Budget Webinar

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Are you growing seed or want to start but are not sure if a seed crop can give you a financial return? FarmFolk CityFolk, in collaboration with UBC Farm, has been developing enterprise budget spreadsheets for seed production in BC to help answer this question.

This webinar will walk you through seed production budget templates that will help you better understand the economics of integrating seed production into your farm. Sample templates with real BC seed production data will be included so you can begin developing your own seed enterprise budget right away.

The session will also explore options for growing seed under contract. How to get started, what to include in contracts and case studies of how contracts have worked for individual growers and cooperatives will be included. Case studies include Salt Spring Seeds in BC and Ferme Tournesol in Quebec

When: November 14, 2018, 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Where: Online, login details to follow
Who: The webinar presenter is Chris Thoreau from FarmFolk CityFolk's Seed Security Program and the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security.

This webinar will be recorded for future viewing.




All event registrants will be added to our BC Seeds newsletter list. Pictures and videos from the event may be used in promotional materials for FarmFolk CityFolk's seed security programs. Your registration in this workshop constitutes your approval for these actions. We do not sell or provide our participant lists to other organizations or use these lists for commercial marketing purposes.

This information is collected by FarmFolk CityFolk on behalf of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change under section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to for project delivery. By submitting your registration, you consent to the potential storage and access of your registration information outside of Canada. This consent is valid from the submission of your registration information, and cannot be revoked. Should you have any questions about the collection or use of your registration information please contact: FarmFolk CityFolk, bcseeds@farmfolkcityfolk.ca.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership - a five‐year (2018‐19 to 2022‐23), $3 billion investment by federal‐provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture, agri‐food and agri‐based products sector, ensuring continued innovation, growth and prosperity.



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