Tag Archives: Community Garden

How To Start Farming In Manitoba

Posted by Lourdes Still on February 26, 2024

A starter kit for those wondering how to start farming in Manitoba. Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer to farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada. Read more about us here. Young Agrarians recognizes the unresolved Indigenous land title and rights in the diverse territories in what is today called Canada. As we live and work in the context of and in response to a colonial system of laws and policies, it is important to acknowledge the historical and ongoing impact of agriculture and land enclosure on Indigenous lands and food systems. In … Continue reading How To Start Farming In Manitoba

How To Start Farming In Saskatchewan

Posted by Lourdes Still on January 29, 2024

A starter kit for those wondering how to start farming in Saskatchewan. Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer to farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada. Read more about us here. Young Agrarians recognizes the unresolved Indigenous land title and rights in the diverse territories in what is today called Canada. As we live and work in the context of and in response to a colonial system of laws and policies, it is important to acknowledge the historical and ongoing impact of agriculture and land enclosure on Indigenous lands and food systems. In … Continue reading How To Start Farming In Saskatchewan

Notes from the Field: Jennica Taylor – Common Ground Garden Project

Posted by Lourdes Still on August 17, 2023

Jennica Taylor is one of the apprentices who joined the 2023 cohort of the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program (YAAP) on the Prairies. YAAP is a full immersion initiative that pairs aspiring farmers with host farms to gain skills and knowledge on how to manage their own farms someday. Jennica’s host farm is the Common Ground Garden Project in Red Deer, Alberta and she shared with us her experience so far this season. “I’ve been learning lots about above-ground gardening this summer. Lots of different ways to grow! I am working at the Common Ground Garden Project in Red Deer, Alberta. … Continue reading Notes from the Field: Jennica Taylor – Common Ground Garden Project

AUGUST 13, 2023: Red Deer, Alberta – Community Garden & Restoration Agriculture Tour

Posted by Marsha Shack on August 10, 2023

You’re invited to a tour of two unique farm projects in Red Deer, Alberta.  Join Young Agrarians for a tour of Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project & Common Ground Garden Project! On this tour, we will discuss: restoration agriculture  designing with nature to repair degraded landscapes growing food in small, accessible spaces soil health food security & more DATE: Sunday, August 13, 2023, 8am-12pm SCHEDULE AND LOCATIONS (times are approximate): 8 am to 9:30 am – Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project  Treaty 6 & 7 territory. SW34-37-27W4, 40 Ave, Red Deer, AB, T4R 2T3. The project can be found on … Continue reading AUGUST 13, 2023: Red Deer, Alberta – Community Garden & Restoration Agriculture Tour

How To Start Farming In Alberta

Posted by Michelle Lam on September 03, 2021 6 Comments

How to start farming in Alberta

A starter kit for those wondering how to start farming in Alberta. Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer to farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological, organic and regenerative farmers in Canada. Read more about us here. Young Agrarians recognizes the unresolved Indigenous land title and rights in the diverse territories in what is today called Canada. As we live and work in the context of and in response to a colonial system of laws and policies, it is important to acknowledge the historical and ongoing impact of agriculture and land enclosure on Indigenous lands and food systems. In … Continue reading How To Start Farming In Alberta

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 26, 2020

There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY I am looking for someone with farming expertise to help set up a garden on my property that would be used for the special needs community in the Comox Valley. This garden would provide work experience and/or a business opportunity for persons with special needs. In exchange for your expertise some land would be made available for your own use. The space available is about 1/8 acre and I am … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Growing space in exchange for help in establishing a not-for-profit garden – Comox Valley, BC

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Nelson Park Community Garden, Maintenance Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 07, 2019

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The Nelson Park Community Garden in Vancouver, BC is seeking a part time Community Garden Maintenance Assistant for the 2019 season. About The Nelson Park Community Garden The Nelson Park Community Garden Association is a Non-Profit Community Garden located in Nelson Park in Vancouver’s West End. We are made up of 83 Garden Plots individually maintained by members of the neighborhood, and two small communal show gardens. This park is also the home to Mole Hill and the West End Farmer’s Market.  This year for the first time, in an effort to maintain the common areas of the garden, we are … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Nelson Park Community Garden, Maintenance Assistant

June 1: Edmonton, AB – Grow an Urban Farmer Mixer

Posted by Dana Penrice on May 05, 2017 3 Comments

Join Young Agrarians, the Edmonton Multicultural Coalition and Fresh (City of Edmonton) to grow the community of urban farmers and gardeners in Edmonton! When: June 1st, 2017 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm Where: Edmonton Intercultural Centre, 9538 – 107 Avenue (McCauley School), Edmonton, AB Who: Urban Farmers, Gardeners and Food Lovers What: Meet fellow Edmontonians growing food and growing communities! Learn skills, find opportunities and tap into a network of urban farmers and gardeners. AND EAT GREAT FOOD TOO! Supper to be provided. Hosted by: