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YA Business Mentorship Network – Daisy and Dill Red Deer

Posted by Tori Ames on April 02, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the 2024/2025 program here – applications processed … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Daisy and Dill Red Deer

YA Business Mentorship Network – Deeply Rooted Market Garden

Posted by Tori Ames on March 26, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the 2024/2025 program here – applications processed … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Deeply Rooted Market Garden

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plot available for Market Gardening – Saskatoon

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 06, 2024

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. The garden area has been used for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Plot available for Market Gardening – Saskatoon

YA Apprenticeship 2024: Goodfare, AB – The Homestead

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 01, 2022 8 Comments

Are you an aspiring regenerative farmer looking for an adventure in mixed farming and direct marketing? The Homestead is looking for apprentices to join their team this spring! About the Farm The Homestead is a certified organic farm situated between the arable prairie of the Peace Country and a wilderness that extends all the way to the Pacific Ocean. It was started by Lisa and Donovan Kitt, two young farmers passionate about growing nourishing food. They have grown their subsistence farm into a medium-sized established operation that specializes in producing and direct marketing eggs, vegetables, micro-greens, pork, beef, and chickens.  … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2024: Goodfare, AB – The Homestead

FEB 22 & 23: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 18, 2020

The third annual Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer in the Peace Country is coming up! If you are a farmer, passionate food lover, grower, or a farm dreamer, join us! These two days will be filled with networking, skill-sharing, and farm inspiration to help you grow your own farm business and brand your farm story. Meet with other farmers and share your story, your ideas, struggles, and successes. Find mentors and supporters, engage in new opportunities and get to know your farming companions in the Peace Country. When: Saturday, February 22 – Sunday, February 23, 2020 Where:  Camp Tamarack, Grande Prairie. Follow Highway … Continue reading FEB 22 & 23: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

MARCH 2-3, 2019: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 12, 2019

The second Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer in the Peace Country is coming up! If you are a farmer, passionate food lover, grower, or a farm dreamer, join us! These two days will be filled with networking, skill sharing, and farm inspiration to help you grow your own farm business and farm story. When: Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3, 2019 Where:  Camp Tamarack located south of Grande Prairie. Follow Highway 40 south, turn east onto secondary Highway 668, turn south onto Range Road 62 and you will find the camp on your left side. Find it on Google Maps. Cost: $75 + … Continue reading MARCH 2-3, 2019: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

January 12 & 13: ALIX, AB – Young Agrarians Central Alberta Winter Mixer

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 10, 2019 3 Comments

Calling all farm dreamers and food growers! Join us for our 2nd Young Agrarians Winter Mixer in Alix, AB for two days farm inspiration and skill sharing to help you grow your farm business. There will be workshops on getting your farm started, farm financial planning, direct marketing, and stories from successful farm start-ups. Meet with other farmers and share ideas, struggles and successes. Find mentors and supporters and learn what works right here in Central Alberta. And come for the fun! There will be farmer slide shows, the Farmer’s Library, campfires and more!!! When: Saturday, January 12 – Sunday, January 13, 2019 Where:  Deer Valley Meadows … Continue reading January 12 & 13: ALIX, AB – Young Agrarians Central Alberta Winter Mixer