Blog Category: Saskatchewan

JOB: Saskatchewan – Regeneration Canada, Liaison and Communications Officer

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 17, 2022

Regeneration Canada is seeking a Liaison and Communications Officer. ABOUT Regeneration Canada Regeneration Canada is a non-profit organization that promotes the regeneration of soil health, in order to mitigate climate change, restore biodiversity, improve water cycles, and support a more productive and fair food system. We strive towards this goal by raising awareness and mobilizing Canadians about the potential of reversing climate change through regenerative soil management, and about the ways each one of us can contribute. Our activities include developing an interdisciplinary network through our membership, educational workshops, communications activities (social media, web series, awareness campaigns), presentations at events. … Continue reading JOB: Saskatchewan – Regeneration Canada, Liaison and Communications Officer

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Elbow, SK – No Kidding Weed Management, Goat Herder

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 10, 2022

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board No Kidding Weed Management in Elbow, Saskatchewan is seeking a Goat Herder! ABOUT No Kidding Weed Management No Kidding Weed Management uses goats to control the noxious weed Leafy Spurge in the Elbow Community Pasture. The Elbow pasture is a unique environment that stretches from Douglas Provincial Park to the Qu’appelle valley over naturalized farmsteads, sand dunes, native prairie and bush. The pasture is home to many birds, wildlife including elk and moose and many unique and even rare plants. There will be around 3,400 … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Elbow, SK – No Kidding Weed Management, Goat Herder

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 JOBS: Regina, SK – Lark Farm, Seasonal Part-time Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 02, 2022

Lark Farm in Regina, SK is seeking Seasonal Part-time Farm Workers! ABOUT Lark Farm Lark Farm is pleased to offer 1 to 2 part-time positions for the 2022 growing season! We are a small cut flower farm in the RM of South Qu’Appelle, 50 KM east of Regina, Saskatchewan. We are entering our sixth full season growing a wide mix of field grown annual, perennial, and woody cut stems for fresh and dried use. We mostly sell our products directly via bouquet subscriptions and farmer’s markets. We farm without chemical fertilizers or pesticides and strive to improve soil health and … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Regina, SK – Lark Farm, Seasonal Part-time Farm Workers

FEB: ONLINE – Holistic Management Canada Conference

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 27, 2022

Interested in how to make decisions that are ecologically, financially and socially sound? No matter what your production interests – be it livestock, gardening or cropping – this conference is for you. Hear from new farmers and experienced farmers who are using Holistic Management to improve their farms, their profitability and their quality of life. Hear from Holistic Management Practitioners Across Canada For many, many years we’ve hosted the Western Canadian HM Conference and we are so excited to be expanding to offer the 2022 Holistic Management Canada Conference: Coast to Coast to Coast. Its about time! Save your Thursday … Continue reading FEB: ONLINE – Holistic Management Canada Conference

How to Apply for Farm Grants in Canada

Posted by Rachel Spruston on January 17, 2022 8 Comments

As a new farmer, access to capital in the early years of operation, or during periods of significant change such as farm transition or expansion, can be a challenge. The good news is, there are many grants available for new farmers in Canada, and we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourites below, as well as tips for applying. This post was inspired by and based on the generous expertise of Andrew Rosychuk of Rosy Farms, a regenerative haskap farm in Alberta and a speaker for our Business Bootcamp. Over the course of his farming career Andrew has become … Continue reading How to Apply for Farm Grants in Canada

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 2 Comments

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