Tag Archives: Alberta

AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

Posted by Marsha Shack on June 13, 2024

Calling all haskap and regenerative farming enthusiasts! Join us for an enriching tour of Rosy Farms, Alberta’s first and only certified organic haskap farm and one the 2024 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program host farms. This multi-faceted and immersive on-farm experience will include an exploration of haskap production, hands-on fruit harvesting and discussion on the principles of regenerative farming. Cap off the day with a delightful potluck dinner amidst the serene orchard backdrop.  WHEN: August 10, 2024 | 3:30 pm – 7:30pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 & North Saskatchewan River Territory | Rosy Farm I 57114 Range Road 264, Alcomdale, AB T8R … Continue reading AUG 10, 2024: ALCOMDALE, AB – Haskap Orchard Tour and Potluck at Rosy Farms

MEET YOUR FUTURE FARMERS – 2024 YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 30, 2024

Meet your future farmers! The latest cohort of the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program has landed on their host farms in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. The apprentices in each province recently got together for orientation weekend to get acquainted and connect over their shared passion for nature and regenerative agriculture. Their time together involved sharing farm-sourced meals, farm chores (like milking a goat!), hikes, bonfires, and guided city tours with local businesses that are food grower advocates. It was time well spent building new friendships as they prepared for the season ahead on their host farms. Join us in … Continue reading MEET YOUR FUTURE FARMERS – 2024 YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

YA Business Mentorship Network – Woody Nook Gardens

Posted by Tori Ames on May 09, 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 – Woody Nook Gardens

AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

Posted by Lourdes Still on May 07, 2024

You’re invited to a farm tour in Edmonton, Alberta! Come for the tour followed by an Ethiopian BBQ and potluck at Ebsa Silga’s farm. Join us for an afternoon of connecting and learning about how Ebsa Silga’s farm is growing nutritious and delicious food for the Ethiopian community. See all the beautiful field and greenhouse vegetables that Ebsa is growing – including the famous Ethiopian vegetable anchote! WHEN: Aug 17, 2024 | 2-6pm LOCATION: Treaty 6 Territory. Please use the Google map coordinates here for directions to Ebsa’s farm. REGISTER: Please register on Eventbrite as space for this event is … Continue reading AUG 17, 2024: EDMONTON, AB – Farm Tour and Potluck with Ebsa Silga

YA Business Mentorship Network – Milpa Naturals

Posted by Tori Ames on May 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 – Milpa Naturals

Position filled! National Policy Coordinator

Posted by Taina Uitto on May 01, 2024

Young Agrarians is hiring a National Policy Coordinator! Location:  Remote office in Canada, with a preference for a bilingual Ontario or Quebec based lead. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: End of day May 20th, 2024. This position will start when we find the right candidate. The National Policy Coordinator will play a crucial facilitation role in convening to advance policies and programming to support new and young farmers in Canada.   The ideal candidate has experience in building reports and public communication materials, as well as convening stakeholders online and through in-person events towards common … Continue reading Position filled! National Policy Coordinator

YA Business Mentorship Network – Hogs and Horns Homestead

Posted by Tori Ames on April 30, 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 – Hogs and Horns Homestead

YA Business Mentorship Network – Hilltop Dairy Ltd.

Posted by Tori Ames on April 23, 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 – Hilltop Dairy Ltd.

YA Business Mentorship Network – Mosaic Farms

Posted by Tori Ames on April 16, 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 – Mosaic Farms

Position Filled! E-Learning & Website Support

Posted by Taina Uitto on April 10, 2024

Young Agrarians is hiring for an E-Learning and Website Support role. Location: Remote office in Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba). Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: 5pm PST, April 28, 2024. This position will start when we find the right candidate. Are websites and content management your jam? Are you a person that gets joy from finding creative ways to design online learning materials? Would you consider yourself a computer-savvy, process-oriented person who can’t wait to check things off of your to-do list? If you have this magic mix of skills then … Continue reading Position Filled! E-Learning & Website Support