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Saturday, November 12 • 10:45am - 12:30pm
Regrowth on our Farms and in our Communities

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In this session you'll hear from a panel of inspiring farmers, as they share key insights into adapting their farm business to some of the challenges of the past few years. From market gardens to livestock operations, learn about the practices, ideas and opportunities that are supporting growth and resilience on their farms and in their communities.

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Judith "Zhiizhii" Prince

Judith Prince is the founder and director of the Ubuntu Community Collective, a grassroots group focused on serving the wellness needs of women and children of the African diaspora, and the main farmer for the emerging Ubuntu Community Farm. UCF is an urban vegetable and herb farm... Read More →

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Amy Kitchen

Amy Kitchen owns and operates Sideroad Farm in Grey County with her partner Pat. She started farming in 2009 on a small leased plot in BC and in 2013 relocated to ON with Pat. Together, with a small team, they grow vegetables, cut flowers, chickens and pigs with a focus on selling... Read More →
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Jessey Njau

Zawadi Farm
Technology enthusiast turned land steward, Jessey is the lead farmer at Zawadi Farm and founder of Zawadi Connections. Jessey is Kenyan-born and is on a mission to build meaningful connections to our source of food, building resilient local economies to last generations.
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Brenda Hsueh

Black Sheep Farm
Brenda Hsueh is a Chinese Canadian woman farmer, who has been farming Black Sheep Farm in Grey County since 2009. She first came to farming single, and jaded from years of working a desk job in Toronto. Now she farms with her partner Skyler, and their daughter Emma, often tired and... Read More →
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Chris Devries

Common Ground Farm
Chris farms about 18 acres of vegetables near St.Thomas and is finishing his 9th season. The farm sells primarily to a local CSA (about 350 members) and farmer's markets in London and Kitchener. The farm is certified organic and uses season extension, a small greenhouse and coolers... Read More →

Saturday November 12, 2022 10:45am - 12:30pm EST
Southwestern Regional Gathering