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Monday, November 29 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fluxing Farms: Diversifying Farm Income

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A growing number of farms have expanded beyond the growing of crops and raising livestock to include new undertakings that are both agricultural and unrelated. These “fluxing” opportunities are providing multiple income streams to manage risk and showcase farmers’ entrepreneurial spirits. Join the discussion and see what sorts of endeavours EFAO members are exploring on their farms from agri-tourism, to weddings, to farm schools and more!



Speakers
avatar for Kristine Hammel

Kristine Hammel

Persephone Market Garden
Kristine Hammel lives at the base of the Saugeen Peninsula, on the traditional land of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation. She farms with her husband and three children, growing vegetables and herbs, a small flock of sheep and various poultry, along with lots of nut trees. Her focus is on... Read More →
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Chris Krucker

Manorun Organic Farm
Chris Krucker and his partner Denise own ManoRun Organic Farm in Hamilton. With their 4 children they have been growing vegetables and meats organically for 25 years. As part of helping to develop local food in Hamilton he was a founding member of the Dundas Farmer’s Market, the... Read More →
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Antonio Gomes

Cavaleiro Farm
Antonio is a fourth generation farmer who started Cavaleiro Farm in 2015. The farm runs a 50 members CSA, rents out market garden space to other farmers and this season started Farmlife Academy to train new farmers. The goal of the farm is to reduce operational costs as much as possible... Read More →


Monday November 29, 2021 2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Online over Zoom