The Comox Valley Farmers Institute:

  • Provides networking opportunities to farmers in the Comox Valley;
  • Is an active contributor and advocate to the continued success of all types of agriculture in the Comox Valley and acts generally on behalf of its members in all matters incidental to agricultural pursuits and rural development;
  • Holds regular monthly meetings with guest speakers to impart the theory and practice of agriculture;
  • Maintains a social medial presence on Facebook, Twitter (COMING) and Instagram (COMING);
  • Delivers programs such as the Waterfowl Compensation Program, the Demonstration and Variety Trial project;

As a Member you also Receive:

  • Voting Privileges
  • Emails, information and updates about mostly local, regional and provincial issues and at times, national and international issues;
  • Mentorship opportunities to new farmers;
  • The opportunity to borrow select CVFI-owned farm implements from our equipment Co-op;
  • The opportunity to participate in bulk purchases of products (such as fertilizer);
  • Sit on assorted local committees in the wider community, advocating for farmer’s interests at community, municipal, provincial and federal levels (i.e.: Tsolum River Agricultural Watershed Planning Advisory Committee);
  • Link and Advertise your farm and products on our website (COMING);
  • List sale equipment on our website (COMING) and/or facebook page.