Blog Category: Manitoba

FARM JOB: Niverville, Manitoba – Natural Collective CSA, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 16, 2022 2 Comments

Natural Collective CSA in Niverville, Manitoba is seeking a Farm Worker! ABOUT Natural Collective CSA We are a small market garden farming on 4.5 acres just south of Winnipeg, MB. We primarily grow vegetables, and have been slowing adding fruit, herbs, flowers and animals into our production. What we grow we sell through our CSA, farmers markets and through our local food hub who distributes produce to local restaurants. We are a low till farm, and do almost everything by hand. We do have a tractor and BCS which we use sparingly and mostly for mowing around the farm or … Continue reading FARM JOB: Niverville, Manitoba – Natural Collective CSA, Farm Worker

JOB: (Remote), MB – Manitoba Organic Alliance, Program Coordinator

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 17, 2022

The Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with managing its programs, events and coordinating its activities. ABOUT Manitoba Organic Alliance (MOA) MOA is a non-profit organization, representing all organic entities in Manitoba. Our aim is to represent, promote and grow Manitoba’s organic sector through knowledge sharing, advocacy, and market development. Our vision is for a strong, resilient, and united organic sector based on the foundational principles of organic agriculture – health, ecology, fairness and care. DESIRED QUALITIES College or undergraduate degree/diploma. Proficient in oral and written English language. Reliable internet connection and cell phone. Located … Continue reading JOB: (Remote), MB – Manitoba Organic Alliance, Program Coordinator

Meet Your Future Farmers – 2022 YA Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 03, 2022

We have an exciting bunch of fresh faces joining us for the 2022 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba! Please join us in welcoming this new cohort of aspiring regenerative and ecological farmers. What is the YA Apprenticeship Program? Our apprenticeships are a full immersion program that puts you into the heart of running a farm business, day in and day out. Our carefully selected family of farm mentors have diverse expertise and skill sets – their farm philosophy is guided by a holistic framework that recognizes the connectedness of the land and people. Although farm activities … Continue reading Meet Your Future Farmers – 2022 YA Apprenticeship Program

How to Reduce Plastic in Agriculture

Posted by Rachel Spruston on May 02, 2022

Plastic is widely used in agriculture for weed suppression, packaging, seed starting, and more. However, studies show that plastic can disrupt soil health, stunt plant growth, and leach from soils into aquatic environments. Here we dive into the issue of plastic in agriculture, and showcase Canadian farmers who’ve found alternatives. The phrase ‘plastic pollution’ is more likely to bring to mind heartbreaking photos of remote Pacific Ocean beaches littered with plastic or wildlife trapped in six-pack rings than images of earthworms and soil profiles. While marine plastic pollution tends to get the most attention, and for good reason (a recent … Continue reading How to Reduce Plastic in Agriculture

FARM JOB: Minto, Manitoba – Rourke Farm, Cover Crop Research Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 21, 2022

Rourke Farm in Minto, Manitoba is seeking a Research Assistant- Cover crop research for Net Positive Farming! ABOUT Rourke Farm 6000 acre grain farm some organic but moving to Zero Till Plus and Net Positive Carbon Grain Farming Family is first priority. I zero tilled for 35 years, then organic for 5. I am moving to Zero Till plus using regenerative principles, except livestock. Plus agroecological practises, sustainable intensification, Green N, Green fuel and a Green attitude. Continuous learning. I started a PhD last September on how to move Western Canadian ag from being part of the global warming problem … Continue reading FARM JOB: Minto, Manitoba – Rourke Farm, Cover Crop Research Assistant

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – FRESH ROOTS FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer who wants to gain experience growing amazing food for an amazing community? Fresh Roots Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Fresh Roots Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Cartwright, MB.  Michelle Schram and Troy Stozek have been farming since 2011, on a quarter section inherited from Michelle’s grandparents. They decided to try and make a living from the land, laying down “fresh roots” along with optimism for a modern yet traditional style of food production. They rent another quarter section from Michelle’s … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – FRESH ROOTS FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022 1 Comment

Farming opportunity to get your hands dirty in 2022 farming with the folks at Fostering Change Farm! Spend time working with cows, pigs, chickens, and goats and enjoy your summer in a fun farm adventure between the big beautiful lakes in the middle of Manitoba. ABOUT FOSTERING CHANGE FARM Fostering Change Farm is located near Balmoral, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory Fostering Change Farm is a small farm in the Interlake area of Manitoba comprised of 80 acres of land of which 40 acres are forest, 30 acres are meadow and 10 acres are marsh (primarily a reclaimed gravel pit). … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

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

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

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: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Spend your summer with the pigs, cows, and chickens at Green Beach Farm & Food on the beautiful prairie near Strathclair MB. A farm job and a great learning experience with an opportunity to be out on the land interacting everyday with nature. ABOUT GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD Green Beach Farm & Food is located near Strathclair, Manitoba – Treaty 2 Territory Green Beach Farm & Food is a fifth generation mixed livestock & grain operation, with 2 houses in the main farmyard; the farm now manages 5 quarters of land. About half of their annual crop acres are … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Cuddle up with the Laaaaaambs at 2 different farms close together – Long Way Homestead and Ferme Fiola Farm for a fun farming job in 2022. Anna and Luke, Christel and Joey all welcome you to come learn about homesteading and raising wooly sheep on the beautiful prairie near the lush boreal forest. LONG WAY HOMESTEAD AND FERME FIOLA FARM The farms are 5 minutes away from each other near Ste-Geneviève, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory About Longway Homestead: Long Way Homestead is a family owned and operated Sheep Farm and Wool Mill east of Winnipeg, in Ste. Genevieve, Treaty … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM