Blog Category: National

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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 24, 2020

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 LAND Yarrow Ecovillage Community farm is a 20-acre certified organic community farm located at Yarrow Ecovillage, a 33-household co-housing / ecovillage community. Farmers lease land from the Ecovillage, run their individual operations, and work together to share advice/experience and resources. The farmers here care deeply about balancing earning a living with caring for the land, natural resources, and the wide diversity of life in the area. Stewart creek … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

puddle produce farm

Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager for the 2021 season! Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70 acre property in the Soda Creek region of the Cariboo in BC (approximately 40kms north of Williams Lake). We grow 30-40 different vegetables and microgreens for the local farmers market, a CSA program, and retail. About the Position The farm manager is looking for 1 full-time committed Assistant Farm Manager from April-October. They will be second in command to allow the … Continue reading FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

SAANICH, BC: Apply for the Farmpreneur program at the Sandown Centre

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

Calling all future farmpreneurs on the Saanich peninsula: The Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture is launching its FARMPRENEUR supported incubator plot program for the 2021 growing season. We know that being a successful farm is more than just growing food; being a farmpreneur also means building a healthy business mindset. Our Farmpreneur supported incubator plot comes with a land lease, shared production amenities, support getting to market, farming and business mentors, guest & site visits from experts working in the field, and opportunities to participate in agri-tourism events like food festivals and farm-to-fork dinners. This is a short window to … Continue reading SAANICH, BC: Apply for the Farmpreneur program at the Sandown Centre

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 19, 2020

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 LAND This 4.5 acre field is fenced for livestock and ideal grazing/browsing for goats, pigs or other animals. A barn shelter for animals with 4 large stalls and storage area is available, and is plumbed with municipal water. The field is currently a mix of grasses and small shrubs and has two small ponds. Two shallow wells may be available for use but do not have pumps installed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 18, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Applications are now open for our BMN 2021 Mentee Cohort. Find more information and an application form here. Deadline to apply has been extended to November 20th, 2020.  We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Amber Rowse- Robinson is … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

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

Dec 3: WEBINAR – New On-Farm Slaughter Regulations in Alberta

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 16, 2020

The new On-Farm Slaughter Operation License under the Meat Inspection Act and Meat Inspection Regulation offers exciting opportunities for farmers in Alberta. Learn about what this means for you and get your questions answered at this free webinar.  WHEN: December 3rd, 2020 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm WHERE: Online. Join us from the comfort of your couch, office, tractor, compost heap – wherever you find yourself able to tune in! RSVP:  Register for this FREE online webinar here https://bit.ly/3lvyclL. You’ll receive a link to join the session either by computer, mobile or phone. This workshop will cover: On-Farm Slaughter Operation License – Sandy Stafford … Continue reading Dec 3: WEBINAR – New On-Farm Slaughter Regulations in Alberta

FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Fort Berens Estate Winery, Irrigation Tech

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 13, 2020

Fort Berens Estate Winery

Fort Berens Estate Winery in Lillooet, BC is seeking a full-time Irrigation Tech! About Fort Berens Estate Winery Our goal at Fort Berens Winery is to create handcrafted award-winning wines that reflect our unique Lillooet terroir. We like to have our wines tell the story of our terroir with limited intervention and manipulation. As a result, we have started to work as a sustainable farm. We use many organic practices and we are continually trying to improve and expand these every year. As an example, after abandoning herbicide sprays in our vineyard, and moving to finger weeding, we’re currently working … Continue reading FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Fort Berens Estate Winery, Irrigation Tech