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FILLED: LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plot available for Market Gardening – Saskatoon

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 06, 2024

This garden plot has now been filled. Looking for land in Saskatchewan? Check out this plot available for Market Gardening near Saskatoon. ABOUT THE LAND Located 15 minutes west of Saskatoon, the available garden area is part of a larger mixed farm (Farm One Forty) that primarily grows livestock and grain; the farm owners live on the property. The tenant would have access to composted animal manure, irrigation and potentially the use of some equipment. There is potential to market produce to the farm’s current customer base but the produce would be the tenant to use as they saw fit. … Continue reading FILLED: LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plot available for Market Gardening – Saskatoon

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

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 16, 2020 4 Comments

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  You’ll receive a link to join the session either by computer, mobile or phone. RECORDING: You can watch the On-Farm Slaughter Regulations Webinar recording here.  … Continue reading Dec 3: WEBINAR – New On-Farm Slaughter Regulations in Alberta

COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 06, 2020

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Thank you farmers for ensuring our communities have access to safe and nutritious food! We’ve pulled together this list of resources from across the internet to help you and your farm business during this time. Please reach out if you have other ideas for ways we can support you, or if you have other great resources to add to this list. Farm on! Farmers are heroes! Resources for Farmers: 1. Add your farm to the U-Map Add yourself to the U-Map so consumers can find your farm, or ensure your current listing is up to date. Consider including any pickup or delivery information … Continue reading COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

Support your local farmers- buy direct!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 19, 2020 1 Comment

The Young Agrarians team has been brainstorming ways we can support farmers during these challenging times, and ensure our communities have access to safe and nutritious food. Supporting our local food systems is more important than ever. Small farms will have a much harder time surviving the economic slowdown than bigger businesses. As restaurants and other markets close, some farmers are experiencing challenges getting their produce to consumers.  Fortunately, farmers are a creative bunch, and many are restructuring their sales channels to offer online ordering and contactless pickup and delivery to optimize safety and make sure their food gets to eaters. We’re all in this together, … Continue reading Support your local farmers- buy direct!