Blog Category: Apprentice / Intern

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021 – Luna Field Farm MANITOBA MENTORS Lydia and Wian

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 24, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazer looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? Luna Field Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Located on Treaty 1 territory Through the use of ecologically sound grazing and land management practices we are committed to producing the highest quality pasture raised and grassfed meats in Manitoba. We are committed to a community based food distribution model. We strive … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021 – Luna Field Farm MANITOBA MENTORS Lydia and Wian

YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentors Katie and Colin at The Dogs Run Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 18, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazier looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? The Dogs Run Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Located on Treaty 1 territory Colin and Katie McInnes have been farming since they moved from Winnipeg in March of 2013. Their farm near Clearwater, MB is their second location, and their permanent home. The farm encompasses just under twelve acres on … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentors Katie and Colin at The Dogs Run Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentor farmer Ryan Boyd on South Glanton Farms

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 18, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazier looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? South Glanton Farms is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm South Glanton Farms is a third generation family farm including Ryan, Sarah, Piper and Bingham, Jim and Joanne and Janelle Boyd and we have one full time employee Connor English. The farm is located north of Brandon, Manitoba near Forrest. Our goal is to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentor farmer Ryan Boyd on South Glanton Farms

Full Time Employment or Apprenticeship Wanted: Searching for Biodynamic/Organic Farm work in BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 02, 2020

Hi there! My name is Imogen and I’m looking for work or to join an apprenticeship program in BC from now, or to start in the 2021 spring season. I’m from the UK and currently hold a working/holiday visa for Canada. Because of the Covid situation my plans to travel have been somewhat delayed! This is an unusual time (to say the least) for all of us to be facing right now, however I’m keen to begin my time living in Canada and put my visa to good use! I have spent the last 9 years travelling around the world, … Continue reading Full Time Employment or Apprenticeship Wanted: Searching for Biodynamic/Organic Farm work in BC

FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 22, 2020 2 Comments

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE FARM Ceres Circle Farm is a 36.8 acre livestock farm with a provincial abattoir licensed for sheep, goats and poultry in Kelowna, BC. The farm includes approximately 30 acres of pasture, cross-fenced into paddocks for rotational grazing. Most of the pasture is sub-irrigated low-lying land in the flood plain of Mission Creek and includes sandy loam soil with areas of gravel and muck soil. There is also a hill with silty … Continue reading FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

INTERNSHIP: NEAT, Digital & Information Technology Development

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 25, 2020

NEAT is excited to be seeking an intern candidate to head up digital and information technology projects. This is a temporary, full time position that will develop the tools and frameworks to help us meet our mission and vision. Funding for this position is generously provided by the Government of Canada & facilitated through BC Technology for Learning Society. JOB DESCRIPTION The Digital & Information Technology Development position is based in Fort St John, BC and will report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will: Research, plan & build robust technological tools and frameworks to support NEAT’s day to … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: NEAT, Digital & Information Technology Development

Thinking of Hosting an Apprenticeship – Are You a Good Fit?

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 24, 2020

Mentoring the next generation of ranchers and farmers can be extremely rewarding. As an expert in your field with many years of experience running a business, you are in an excellent position to introduce a novice to the many and nuanced aspects of running an agricultural business, from building fence or caring for a sick animal to fixing the farm truck, developing a marketing strategy, designing a label for your products, or making important financial decisions. No one is better qualified to grow a new agrarian than an experienced mentor with many years on the land, yet not every rancher or … Continue reading Thinking of Hosting an Apprenticeship – Are You a Good Fit?

INTERNSHIP: Vancouver, BC – National Farmers Union, Climate Change Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 17, 2020

The NFU is hiring a Climate Change Coordinator for BC. This 18-week paid internship for an outgoing, dynamic person with skills in marketing and outreach, and keen passion for addressing the climate crisis through agriculture. Must be 15-30 years of age, working from the Vancouver Area.  Description The National Farmers Union Climate Change Coordinator – BC will provide coordination leadership in the agricultural sector in British Columbia regarding climate change.  In this role, they will connect with other agricultural organizations in BC, advance mutual climate change goals, promote the extensive agricultural policy work of the National Farmers Union on climate … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Vancouver, BC – National Farmers Union, Climate Change Coordinator

Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Dana Penrice on August 10, 2020 2 Comments

Mentor application deadline extended to November 6th. We are seeking Host Mentor Farms for the YA Apprenticeship Program in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba We are excited to announce that in 2021, in addition to Alberta, we will be expanding the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship program into Saskatchewan and Manitoba. We are actively seeking farms and ranches in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to join our program and grow the next generation of regenerative agriculture practitioners. We are looking for farmers who are dedicated stewards of the land; are skilled and enthusiastic teachers who have a passion for mentoring young and aspiring farmers; and have a farm … Continue reading Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

INTERNSHIP: ALBERTA: Indigenous Climate Action, Intersectional Movement Building Research Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 23, 2020

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Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) is looking for someone with passion, who enjoys working on a team, conducting research, building connections, and is committed to true Indigenous Climate Justice to serve as its Intersectional Movement Building Research Intern. About Indigenous Climate Action At ICA we inspire climate action by centering Indigenous sovereignty and autonomy as a primary climate solution. ICA provides tools for our communities, promotes sustainable ways of life and uplifts our solutions and voices within the climate crisis. As Indigenous Peoples, we must realize that we are our own experts. Together we support a world with sovereign and thriving … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: ALBERTA: Indigenous Climate Action, Intersectional Movement Building Research Intern