All posts by Sara Yagelniski

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 14, 2021

Have you dreamed of growing lots of good vegetables for low or no income folks? The dream is real with the Wakamow Free Food Farm, they service the community with naturally grown veggies! Learn to garden with knowledgeable and kind people in the structure of a non-profit model. Come in the beautiful Wakamow Valley to garden all season long in 2022! ABOUT THE WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM Wakamow Free Food Farm is located in Moose Jaw, SK– Treaty 4 Territory The Free Food Farm is a one acre piece of land located within the city limits of Moose Jaw. They … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALGONIE, SK – SUNDOG VEGETABLES

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 13, 2021

Do you want to garden under the big prairie sky with awesome people? Sundog Vegetables has an opportunity for you in 2022 to learn about market gardening east of Regina in the beautiful grasslands, poplar stands, and pockets of wetlands. Come get your hands dirty and learn important sustenance skills.   ABOUT SUNDOG VEGETABLES Sundog Vegetables is located near Balgonie, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory Adam Bongarzone and his partner Sam, along with their kids Sylvia (10) and Fern (5), live an farm at Sundog Vegetables east of Regina. Their farm is primarily a market garden – vegetables and berries. … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALGONIE, SK – SUNDOG VEGETABLES

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: HENRIBOURG, SK – SYLVAN LAKE FARMS

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 13, 2021

Have you dreamed of becoming an organic farmer? Your dreams are coming true! Colin and Andrea have an opportunity in 2022 for you to learn and work on their organic grain farm! In addition to all the great skills you will learn in cropping systems, you will learn about growing flowers for sale too! ABOUT SYLVAN LAKE FARMS Sylvan Lake Farms is located near Henribourg, SK– Treaty 6 Territory Sylvan Lake Farms is a certified organic grain farm that uses crop rotation, cover crops, multi-year forage crops and is working on reducing tillage. They are also working on plans to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: HENRIBOURG, SK – SYLVAN LAKE FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – MCDONALD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 13, 2021

Calling all lovers of the land! Want to spend your 2022 summer learning and working with pasture raised livestock? McDonald Farm is inviting you to come to their farm to learn all about raising sheep, cattle, and pigs and growing beautiful, carbon sequestering grass! ABOUT MCDONALD FARM McDonald Farm is located near Cartwright, Manitoba– Treaty 2 Territory McDonald Farm is owned and operated by Wayne and Maria, along with their kids Emma (8) and Ethan (5). Their goal is to use Holistic Management techniques to create a sustainable, diverse farm that can raise healthy, happy animals. McDonald Farm is a 4th … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – MCDONALD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: PIPESTONE, MB – POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 11, 2021

ABOUT POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM Poplarview Stock Farm is located near Pipestone, Manitoba– Treaty 2 Territory Poplariew is located 10 miles east of Pipestone in Southwestern Manitoba. The family is Melissa and Trevor Atchison and their 2 kids, Reese and Wyatt. Trevor’s parents Lloyd and Joan and his nephew, Tyler Scott also live and work on the farm. The Atchison family has been farming on the same land for 120 years. They run a larger-scale regenerative cattle farm with an intentional focus on soil health. They calve just under 800 cows each year and keep the calves as yearlings the following … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: PIPESTONE, MB – POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: KELLIHER, SK – TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 03, 2021

ABOUT TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE Tee Two Farms is located near Kelliher, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory The Thompson family has been farming in the Parkland area since the late 1800s. The land has provided a healthy, desirable life and sustained 5 generations and the 6th is now arriving. Paula and Duane live on the farm and have 4 grown children and 2 grandchildren. Their son, Cole and his wife, Michelle, and their baby, Ty farm with Duane and Paula. Their son Adam recently came back to the farm to be a part of the crew. Their daughter Shelagh, … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: KELLIHER, SK – TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: REGINA, SK – FENEK FARMS

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 30, 2021

ABOUT FENEK FARMS Fenek Farms is located near Regina, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory The farm was started in 2017. Initially, Josef wanted a hobby to get away from the office, and now it is much more than that!  Fenek Farms is  a mixed farm operation integrating both animal usage and soil health in a sustainable manner. This include cohabitation of animals, free range and rotational grazing, no till agriculture and no use of artificial chemicals or pesticides. While the farm is not certified organic, their farming practices follow the same policy guidelines. www.fenekfarms.ca About the apprenticeship: Some chores and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: REGINA, SK – FENEK FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 25, 2021

Do you love working with animals and have you always wanted to work on a farm with livestock? Baby cows? Baby lambs? Baby chicks? Nick and Angela  from Boundy Farm welcome you to come get the feel for working with multiple species of livestock on their family farm. A good mix of open prairie and bush, this is a great place to spend your summer and learn all about raising animals in a way that can benefit the land! ABOUT BOUNDY FARM Boundy Farm is located near Cartwright, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The goal on the farm is to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MANITOU, MB – FASPA FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 25, 2021

Faspa Farm is a great place to learn about grain farming with an ecological mind-set. Karen is passionate about the health of the environment and farming. She welcomes an apprentice to come get nerdy about soil and the love of the land. Surrounded by beautiful prairie and valley ravines, Faspa Farm is a great place to spend your 2022 growing season! ABOUT FASPA FARM Faspa Farm is located near Manitou, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory Karen Klassen’s family has been on the land where they farm since the 1930s. She farms with her Dad, George. Crops they grow include: wheat, … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MANITOU, MB – FASPA FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 24, 2021

Close to the heart of music in Manitoba, close to the hustle and bustle and city culture, there lives a small veggie farm that is warm and full of love. Garden, learn, and get paid at Slow River Gardens in 2022 and get the best of both worlds, farming and growing food in the country and the sweet gems of city life. ABOUT SLOW RIVER GARDENS Slow River Gardens is located near Winnipeg, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The crew at Slow River grow vegetables and flowers for sale at market from May until October. Greenhouse work begins in early … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN