Rural Routes To Climate Solutions

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POLYCULTURES IN PRACTICE – A DAY IN THE FIELD

Are you ready to enhance your farming practices with innovative solutions for feed and soil health? Join us on July 5th in Coalhurst, Alberta, for an engaging and informative field day filled with guest speakers, practical advice and plenty of networking opportunities.

Joining Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (RR2CS) means you’re not just filling a role—you’re becoming a vital member of a passionate community. Together, we’re dedicated to guiding folks towards understanding, adopting, and putting into practice green solutions that elevate our rural Alberta. Our journey includes narrating impactful stories, fostering strong community ties, and diving into hands-on experimentation.

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EP 78 – Everybody Wins – SoR Part 10

Our Stories of Regeneration tour concludes at Ottawa’s Just Food Community Farm, a 150-acre testament to sustainable, small-scale agriculture, including initiatives like Chi Garden and Urban Fresh Produce. Emphasizing agroecology and land stewardship, the farm champions local food sovereignty and transforms newcomers into farmers through its Start-up Farm Program. In our series finale, participants Chadwick Lewis and Sun Shan highlight the farm’s impact on sustainable agriculture and community regeneration.

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Energy Efficient Technology at Your Fingertips – Amber Kenyon

As someone with solar panels installed on my home and in use on many parts of my farm, I can honestly say that this technology is one that I would not want to be without. The funding that is available through the On Farm Solar PV Program, makes a solar installation quite a reasonable investment for your farm. When the solar install follows the guidelines set out by the program $0.75/W of costs can be shared for up to 35% of eligible expenses for systems that are below 100 kW. For systems between 100.01 kW and 150 kW the cost share is $0.56/W up to 27% of eligible expenses.

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Energy Efficient Technology at Your Fingertips – Amber Kenyon

As someone with solar panels installed on my home and in use on many parts of my farm, I can honestly say that this technology is one that I would not want to be without. The funding that is available through the On Farm Solar PV Program, makes a solar installation quite a reasonable investment for your farm. When the solar install follows the guidelines set out by the program $0.75/W of costs can be shared for up to 35% of eligible expenses for systems that are below 100 kW. For systems between 100.01 kW and 150 kW the cost share is $0.56/W up to 27% of eligible expenses.

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