Tag Archives: Farm Business

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Thompson on January 31, 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 We are seeking a qualified and motivated farmer to take over a fully operational Market Garden in Coldstream, BC. The farm is set up and ready to begin operations in Spring 2023. The cultivated area consists of 24 field blocks of 42.5’ x 50’ each, totaling approximately 1.25 acres, surrounded by tractor-accessible wood chip pathways, and each block is equipped with computer-controlled irrigation. The soil is a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

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

Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program: Meet-A-Mentor Night!

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 14, 2022

YA Apprenticeship Program Meet the Mentors Night Jan 11

The Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program invites you to attend Meet-A-Mentor Night! If you would like to meet some of YA’s amazing mentors, ask questions about their farm, and learn more about the kinds of apprenticeships they are offering, please attend one (or all!) of our online mentor gatherings. Monday, December 19, 2022 6 pm MST/7 pm CST  RSVP to receive the Dec 16 zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvceugpjMvEtQ35LrgTpp8-D0jEvvvg34x Who will be there? Triple Lyoness Farm, Boundy Farms, Root and Regenerate Farm, Axten Farm, Dog’s Run Farm, Upland Organics, 350 Farms, Green Beach Farm & more! Wednesday, January 11 6 pm MST/7 pm … Continue reading Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program: Meet-A-Mentor Night!

KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

Posted by Tessa Thompson on December 06, 2022

We are looking for an immediate sale of our turnkey business.  Lightfoot Farm is a small scale vegetable farm which produces a variety of crops for local markets.  The farm currently leases land right on the edge of residential Kelowna and  15 minutes from downtown. Over the last 6 years we have built multiple relationships with chefs, grocery store managers and those that support the Kelowna Farmer Market but we think this business still has massive potential to grow exponentially.  Sales for the 2022 season will be around $50,000.  Average growth over the last 3 years has been between 12-15% … Continue reading KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale – NEW PRICE OFFER

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 05, 2022

Are you looking for a farming adventure for getting your hands and boots dirty? Grovenland Farm is a fun place to be full of plant and animal diversity! Lisa & Ben are great farm mentors and are welcoming new apprentices for the 2023 growing season…  Denise, Jacob, Caleb, Ben, Felix, Lisa, John ABOUT Grovenland Farm Grovenland is located near Lanigan, Saskatchewan on the edge of Treaty 4 & 6 Three generations farm together at Grovenland Farm. In 2011, Lisa and Ben Martens Bartel moved from Winnipeg to the family farm to begin a new farming story with Ben’s parents, John … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Mayerthorpe, AB – Backwoods Buffalo Ranch

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 30, 2022 6 Comments

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a diversified farm? Are you wanting to learn about raising pastured livestock, including Plains Bison? Backwoods Buffalo Ranch is offering a unique farming apprenticeship; join their team! About the Farm Backwoods Buffalo Ranch is owned and operated by Chad and Laurie Trigg, a Metis family from rural Mayerthorpe, Alberta. Backwoods is an organically minded ranch and homestead situated on 320 stunning acres of natural Alberta prairie grasses, striking woods, rolling hills and scenic river views. They raise a variety of proteins including: pastured Pure Plains Bison, Pastured Pork, Pastured Chicken … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Mayerthorpe, AB – Backwoods Buffalo Ranch

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Harvest Heart Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 28, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer and we look forward to sharing their voices and experiences over the next few week.  If you would like to be considered for a seat in the program please  … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Harvest Heart Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 21, 2022

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2022 Mentee Cohort have had a busy season managing a cool wet spring and a dry hot summer and we look forward to sharing their voices and experiences over the next few week.  If you would like to be considered for a seat in the program please  … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Suelo and Faa

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: KELLIHER, SK – TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 21, 2022

ABOUT TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE Tee Two Farms is located near Kelliher, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory The Thompson family has been farming in the Parkland area since the late 1800s. The land has provided a healthy, desirable life and sustained 5 generations and the 6th is now arriving. Paula and Duane live on the farm and have 4 grown children and 2 grandchildren. Their son, Cole, his wife, Michelle, and their baby, Ty farm with Duane and Paula. Their son Adam recently came back to the farm to be a part of the crew. Their daughter Shelagh, is … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: KELLIHER, SK – TEE TWO LAND & CATTLE