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YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021 – Luna Field Farm MANITOBA MENTORS Lydia and Wian

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 24, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazer looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? Luna Field Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Located on Treaty 1 territory Through the use of ecologically sound grazing and land management practices we are committed to producing the highest quality pasture raised and grassfed meats in Manitoba. We are committed to a community based food distribution model. We strive … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021 – Luna Field Farm MANITOBA MENTORS Lydia and Wian

FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

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Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager for the 2021 season! Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70 acre property in the Soda Creek region of the Cariboo in BC (approximately 40kms north of Williams Lake). We grow 30-40 different vegetables and microgreens for the local farmers market, a CSA program, and retail. About the Position The farm manager is looking for 1 full-time committed Assistant Farm Manager from April-October. They will be second in command to allow the … Continue reading FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentors Katie and Colin at The Dogs Run Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 18, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazier looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? The Dogs Run Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Located on Treaty 1 territory Colin and Katie McInnes have been farming since they moved from Winnipeg in March of 2013. Their farm near Clearwater, MB is their second location, and their permanent home. The farm encompasses just under twelve acres on … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentors Katie and Colin at The Dogs Run Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentor farmer Ryan Boyd on South Glanton Farms

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 18, 2020

Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazier looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? South Glanton Farms is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm South Glanton Farms is a third generation family farm including Ryan, Sarah, Piper and Bingham, Jim and Joanne and Janelle Boyd and we have one full time employee Connor English. The farm is located north of Brandon, Manitoba near Forrest. Our goal is to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Meet MB Mentor farmer Ryan Boyd on South Glanton Farms

OCT 28 – NOV 28: ONLINE – National Farmers Union Convention

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 02, 2020

About the National Farmers Union Convention 2020 What a year 2020 has been! Throughout, the National Farmers Union has continued to work diligently on behalf of family and cooperative farmers and progressive eaters and thinkers across Canada.  calling for measures to support family and cooperative farms fighting for farmers and farmers markets to be recognized as essential services highlighting the importance of localized food systems speaking for the health of all workers in the food system including farmers, migrant workers, inspectors and processors In addition, the NFU has created a Vision of a post-COVID Food System that we look forward … Continue reading OCT 28 – NOV 28: ONLINE – National Farmers Union Convention

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160 acres cleared land south of Prince George

Posted by Jolene Swain on October 07, 2020

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 Remote yet accessible to the airport and nearby amenities, this 160 acre parcel was cleared in the past couple years and features wild hay, grasses, and a good mix of shrubs for browsing. Surrounded by hills and mountains, the land also features a rivers, streams and the western border is a small lake and wetland. To the east is the larger Red Rock Lake. Accessible by a well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 160 acres cleared land south of Prince George

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acres of fenced pasture near McBride, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on October 05, 2020

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 Just 3km from the town of McBride, this 20 acre pasture is well suited to small scale livestock production. The 20 acres is divided into two sections with sheep fencing around the perimeter including a strand of electric wire. Fences were installed in 2015 and are fully functional around the perimeter with a bit of maintenance needed on the cross fence. There is a shelter in one half … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acres of fenced pasture near McBride, BC

Farm Legacy Letters: Linda and Tim Ewert, Wildwood Farm

Posted by Alex on October 05, 2020

To future generations, We came to the Peace River region (near Pouce Coupe) with our baby and toddler in 1974. We took on an agricultural lease, which required us to clear land, and prepare fields for seeding before we were able to purchase the land. We are still here on our 160-acre farm with fields, forest, hand-built buildings, fences, ponds etc. We have worked over the years to realize our dream of using draft horses for as much of the mechanized work as possible. We have used our horses for cutting, raking and hauling hay; field preparation; ploughing, discing, harrowing, … Continue reading Farm Legacy Letters: Linda and Tim Ewert, Wildwood Farm

Farm Legacy Letters: Rob Hettler, Pilgrims’ Produce Farm

Posted by Alex on October 05, 2020

To future generations: I personally can trace a farming heritage on my father’s side back to 1770 in Alsace-Lorraine in the Black Forest region of Germany. Our current farm was bought in 1991 at 1568 Eagle Rock Road in Spallumcheen. Prior to our taking over the farm it had been a pig farm, a mixed farm and a raspberry farm dating back to the 1930’s. The farm began as a hay farm when we took over, which we quickly converted back to a market garden vegetable operation, also growing strawberries and raspberries.  We transitioned to being an organic farm from … Continue reading Farm Legacy Letters: Rob Hettler, Pilgrims’ Produce Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 11, 2020 4 Comments

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 The whole gorgeous property is just under 20 acres, partially in the ALR. Some of the land is forested, some  is planted in productive permaculture and food systems and some is open fields full of potential!  The water for this property comes from the municipal system and there are hydrants located at various locations for hook up, but no irrigation infrastructure is in place for the portions of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC