Young Agrarians exists to support and empower the next generation of ecological farmers in Canada. We offer many online courses and workshops, on a range of topics, from the basics of farming to business planning to land access. All of our courses and workshops are led by fellow farmers, food systems allies, and experts in the field (literally!).

Are you looking for the next step in your farming journey? Do you want to learn about farming from the comfort of your home? Are you wanting to connect with other new and aspiring farmers who understand you?


Young Agrarians offers an ever-growing selection of online courses to support new and aspiring farmers. Over 3800 people have participated in our online courses and workshops. Join our online community to learn and connect with farmers near and far!

All of our learning options offer sliding scale payment.

Questions? Connect with our E-Learning Coordinator, Chantelle Chan at


How to Co-op: An Introductory Course for Farmers and Farmer-Adjacent Groups Curious About Cooperating

The program has been developed by Emi Do, Young Agrarians Co-operatives Coordinator, to help new and aspiring farmers understand the benefits, possibilities and realities of applying co-operative operating models to the farming world. Together, we will explore how co-operatives can successfully function, and what tools, resources and knowledge your group will benefit from.


How to Start Farming: An Introductory Course for the Farm Curious

How to Start Farming is a five-week program, packed full of content and activities that will give you a robust introduction to farming. It's a perfect course for those who are curious about farming and want to learn more!


Business Bootcamp for New Farmers

The Business Bootcamp is an eleven-week program designed to help new and aspiring farmers write a business plan. Each module includes video tutorials, printable worksheets, and a live online Q&A session with featured speakers.




Thank you to AFSC and Rural eHub for helping to bring our E-Learning programs to life!