Johnson Family Farm Field Day, Cantuar, SK – 3rd August 2017
Johnson Family Farm Field Day, Cantuar, SK – 3rd August 2017

  Come join us for a fun afternoon and learn from:

  • Dr. Jennifer Mitchell Fetch – Importance of breeding cultivars under organic conditions
  • Terry Tyson, Grain Millers – Update on organic oat breeding
  • Garry Johnson – Organic, Gluten Free Farming & Oravena Oat Field walk
  • Marla Carlson – SaskOrganics Update

The event is open to everyone – organic, transitioning and conventional farmers, consumers interested in learning more about local food production.

To find out more contact Marla Carlson
Phone/Text: 306-535-3456   email:

Directions from Swift Current:

  • from TransCanada Hwy West take the HWY 32 north towards Cabri/Leader
  • turn left (west) on to HWY 332 (towards Hazelet), travel 1km.
  • Go across the tracks and turn right (north) into the village of Cantuar.


11.30am – Registration

12noon – 1pm – Lunch

1pm – Welcome and Introductions – Garry Johnson

1.15pm – Terry Tyson – Update on Organic oat breeding – why Grain Millers is committed to developing varieties under organic conditions

 1.45pm – Dr. Jennifer Mitchell Fetch – Why it is important to breed varieties under organic conditions

2.15pm – Garry Johnson – Organic Gluten Free Farming & Growing Oravena Oats (setting us up for the field walk)

2.45pm – Marla – SaskOrganics update

3.00pm – Field Walk

Thank you to our sponsors:

Grain Millers, Ecocert, Prairie Organic Grain Initiative.

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