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Audience: Farmers Publication Type: Guide

Views: 19
Last Modified

January 1, 2015

Description

The Workforce Development Initiative assists Alberta-based agri-industry clients to: Assess and adopt technologies and automation to increase worker productivity; Retain workers and reduce worker turnover; Recruit workers within Canada and internationally; and Improve the economic viability of...


Views: 3
Last Modified

January 1, 2006

Description

This is a comprehensive resource to help all farm direct operators market their food safely. It is intended for use by all farm direct marketers including market gardeners, producers, small processors and Alberta Approved Farmers' Market managers and vendors.


Views: 120
Last Modified

November 7, 2014

Description

The Food Safety Guidebook has been developed by Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development to assist you in developing a food safety system. The information can be adapted and modified to meet your facility needs.


Views: 114
Last Modified

April 1, 2013

Description

The Alberta Initiatives Program provided funding to not-for-profit organizations and agricultural societies to assist with capital projects and program or project funding. The purpose of the program was to encourage improvements in agriculture, the quality of life in the agricultural community...


Views: 11
Last Modified

March 1, 2017

Description

This document has been created by the Explore Local Initiative to help event organizers plan a local food event. It includes reasons to choose local and it explains a variety of formats for presenting local foods to guests. It also discusses the challenges of sourcing the best ingredients and...


Views: 21
Last Modified

January 1, 2005

Description

This book offers new producers the information they need to grow a quality crop, or it can help others decide whether to invest in or enter the industry. Numerous tables and pictures show a wealth of detail, and a color selection shows key echinacea features and common pest problems. Topics: *...


Views: 36
Last Modified

January 1, 2012

Description

This workbook has been designed to help agriculture and rural organizations increase their effectiveness in planning a special event. Organizing a successful, worry-free event can be challenging for any individual or group. The steps to planning a week-long event or an evening seminar are the...


Views: 68
Last Modified

January 1, 2006

Description

This manual has been designed to provide you, an Alberta producer, with information about beneficial management practices (BMPs) that deal with environmental risks on rural farmstead sites. BMPs maintain or improve a farm’s soil, water, air and wildlife habitat resources, and therefore contribute...


Views: 20
Last Modified

August 1, 2013

Description

As with starting any business venture, starting a farmers’ market in your community requires careful planning. Typically the process involves several individuals, such as producers, consumers, community groups or a combination of groups. No matter who initiates it, the planning process takes time...