Blog Category: Manitoba Land

MAR 11, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Land Access through Conservation

Posted by Fred Reibin on February 08, 2024

Are you dreaming of growing food on the prairies? Have you been dropping hints to your friends to join you? Looking for land, but don’t know how to make it a reality? The third of three stories on how to find farmland on the prairies features Ross MacDonald of 98 Ranch – Ross is a first-generation rancher and professional agrologist in southern Saskatchewan. 98 Ranch Inc. is a 5,000 acre ranch that produces grass-fed beef and strives for grassland and related wildlife habitat conservation. Ross was able to access his land through conservation initiatives.  He is actively engaged with the … Continue reading MAR 11, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Land Access through Conservation

FEB 12, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Turning Lawns into Food

Posted by Fred Reibin on January 22, 2024

Are you dreaming of growing food on the prairies? Have you been dropping hints to your friends to join you? Looking for land, but don’t know how to make it a reality? The second of three stories on how to find farm land on the prairies features urban farmers Miranda Holt & Candace Benson of City Street Farms – a social enterprise that transforms front and back yards in Regina, SK into productive vegetable and flower gardens. The business was founded in the fall of 2020 by Miranda Holt and Candace Benson when they came together to discuss how to make use … Continue reading FEB 12, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Turning Lawns into Food

We’re hiring! Business Mentorship Network Coordinator: Manitoba

Posted by Taina Uitto on December 21, 2023

Location:  Remote office in Manitoba. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: July 29, 2024. This position will begin once we find the right candidate. Are you a detail-oriented spreadsheet whiz who thinks in numbers, and dreams in pastures? Do you love connecting people to each other for learning and growth? If so, you might just be our next BMN Coordinator! JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY We are seeking an experienced project manager capable of taking a leadership role to support farm viability for new and young farmers in Manitoba.  The primary focus of this position is to … Continue reading We’re hiring! Business Mentorship Network Coordinator: Manitoba

JAN 15, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: The Story of The Dogs Run Farm

Posted by Fred Reibin on December 21, 2023

The Dogs Run Farm

Are you dreaming of growing food on the prairies? Have you been dropping hints to your friends to join you? Looking for land, but don’t know how to make it a reality? The first of three webinars on how to find farmland on the prairies features first generation farmer Katie McInnes of The Dogs Run Farm. Katie has been farming with her husband, Colin, for ten years and will share their story of becoming farmers, how they accessed land and capital, joined existing communities and built new networks. Scrappy starts: The Story of The Dogs Run Farm Hear about their … Continue reading JAN 15, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: The Story of The Dogs Run Farm

Filled! Manitoba and Apprenticeship Program Manager

Posted by Taina Uitto on November 15, 2023

Location:  Remote office within Manitoba.  Please indicate where in Manitoba you live on your application. Deadline for Applications:  December 15th, 2023. This position will start when we find the right candidate. Are you excited about growing the next generation of farmers in Manitoba? Are you a person that loves building new projects in the not-for-profit space including fundraising? Do you get joy from learning about needs and opportunities and strategizing to address them? Are you driven by achieving goals and meeting deliverables? If you have this magic mix of skills then we would love to hear from you! JOB DESCRIPTION … Continue reading Filled! Manitoba and Apprenticeship Program Manager