Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

Posted by Alex on February 03, 2023

Do you want to learn about Indigenous Food Sovereignty? Join for an in-depth conversation with Jacob Beaton, an award-winning Indigenous entrepreneur and leader! In this conversation we’ll be diving into what Indigenous Food Sovereignty means and how to make it a reality. Jacob Beaton, who operates Tea Creek Farm in Kitwanga, BC, will be leading the discussion and sharing his own work starting a farm that puts land-based Indigenous food sovereignty at its centre. We’ll discuss concrete steps to fight systemic racism and how to increase our own awareness of Indigenous food sovereignty and advocate for it more broadly. We … Continue reading Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

2023 PRAIRIES BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY TODAY!

Posted by Melanie Buffel on January 25, 2023

Ready to Grow Your Farm Business? Are you a young (or young at heart) animal or vegetable producer living in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba? Are you operating a new farm and looking for guidance to grow your business? Young Agrarians is excited to announce the expansion of our successful Business Mentorship Network into the Prairie provinces! This program pairs new and seasoned farmers together to cultivate the skills for running ecologically sustainable and financially viable businesses. Mentors support you to dig into the business of farming and lay the groundwork for your farm’s long term viability.  What You Get: As … Continue reading 2023 PRAIRIES BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY TODAY!

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: MINTON, SK – AXTEN FARMS

Posted by Alieka Beckett on December 21, 2022

Are you looking for a farming adventure in the full cycle of growing and harvesting multiple grains to a finished food product check out Axten Farms. ABOUT AXTEN FARMS Axten Farms is located near Minton, Saskatchewan on Treaty 4 Territory Derek and Tannis Axten own and operate Axten Farms which has been in Derek’s family for over a century.  With dry, fragile soils, and limited rainfall they made it their mission to “be loyal to the soil” and regenerate their soil life.  Axten farms’ goal is to regenerate the health and vitality of the soil, themselves, the farm, and their … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: MINTON, SK – AXTEN FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Bangor, SK – Richards Family Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 02, 2021

Are you an aspiring rancher looking to gain experience of integrating cattle and grain production in a way that’s good for the planet?  Richards Family Farm and Livestock is excited to offer an apprenticeship just for you. About the Farm Richards Family Farm is located on Treaty 4 territory, near Bangor SK.  Garry, his wife Lynn, and their 3 children, Rebekah, Evan, and Caroline operate a mixed grain and cattle farm. Their goal is to have a resilient, low risk, profitable farm that works with nature and creates healthy food, healthy ecosystems, and healthy people. Their family farm is 120 years … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Bangor, SK – Richards Family Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 06, 2023

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain hands on experience on a large organic family farm?  Sand Springs Ranch is offering a unique apprenticeship program providing experience in either 1) organic, grass fed beef cow/calf operation or 2) organic vegetable production and marketing. We are accepting up to 4 apprentices for 2023. About the Farm Sand Springs Ranch, located near Lac La Biche, Alberta is run by Ty and Janice Shelton, their daughter Jolene and son Tyler.  Including Ty and Janice’s grandchildren, there are 3 generations working on this farm. A 100 % Certified Organic farm, Sand Springs Ranch includes … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-Grid, Oceanview Forest Garden and Rangeland – Shirley, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on February 06, 2023

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 80-acre property is located in Shirley, BC, on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island.  It is within minutes from French Beach Provincial Park, a popular vacation destination situated on the scenic Strait of Juan de Fuca. The landholders have worked tirelessly for the last decade developing the land into a productive farm – forest pastures for cattle and pigs, bees, vegetable gardens, perennial berries and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-Grid, Oceanview Forest Garden and Rangeland – Shirley, BC

FARM JOB: Lillooet, British Columbia – Golden Cariboo Honey, Beekeeper

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 06, 2023

Golden Cariboo Honey in Lillooet, British Columbia is seeking a Beekeeper! ABOUT Golden Cariboo Honey Golden Cariboo Honey is a honey and nucleus colony producer located in Lillooet BC. We provide honey to our local community and sell colonies to other commercial honey operations throughout Western Canada. We have been producing honey in the area for four generations. Our number one goal is to keep healthy and thriving colonies. DESIRED QUALITIES The most important quality is a willingness to learn and a genuine interest in bees. You will get all the experience and mentorship you need to be a capable … Continue reading FARM JOB: Lillooet, British Columbia – Golden Cariboo Honey, Beekeeper