All Feet In!

January 11,2019 — A Coop Planning Session at Ceres Circle Farm Cooperative. Over the weekend Coop board members, farm residents and community members met for a day-long planning session and supper for brainstorming and visioning. Setting up and operating a farm cooperative that includes housing for residents and cooperative businesses that may include community members involves a lot of careful...
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Morning Chores

The flock has arrived which means more morning chores for Kevin. Chores have to happen early as Kevin is still working at the butcher shop and Cecilia is busy with her courses at school. The sheep are getting accustomed to their new accommodations and life at the farm. They’ve also got a new guard dog who’s torn between spending time with the sheep and time with Kevin and...
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Success!

Cecilia Hogan and Kevin Morin have exceeded the $7,000 target they need to start up their sheep business on Ceres Circle farm. The money they raised through Wayblaze crowd funding went to purchase sheep and early in January they moved into the farmhouse just in time to welcome the arrival of 20 pregnant Friesian ewes. Much appreciation goes to David Van Seter from Wayblaze for suggesting that...
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Project Update: Ceres Circle Farm

We are holding the vision that next year, once again, there will be sheep grazing on Ceres Circle Farm. Sue Haley, the owner who is gifting the land, Heather Pritchard, FarmFolk CityFolk, who has been leading the development of the Foodlands Cooperative, and Derek Gent and Allison Fekler, Vancity Community Foundation met last week to outline the steps needed to put the land in trust. They talked...
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