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YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

Posted by Justin Girard on December 19, 2023 3 Comments

Farming opportunity to get your hands dirty in 2024 farming with the folks at Fostering Change Farm! Spend time working with cows, pigs, chickens, and goats and enjoy your summer in a fun farm adventure between the big beautiful lakes in the middle of Manitoba. ABOUT FOSTERING CHANGE FARM Fostering Change Farm is located near Balmoral, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory Fostering Change Farm is a small farm in the Interlake area of Manitoba comprised of 80 acres of land of which 40 acres are forest, 30 acres are meadow and 10 acres are marsh (primarily a reclaimed gravel pit). … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: DUNREA, MB – DUNREA FARMING COMPANY

Posted by Justin Girard on December 19, 2023

Dreaming of gardening in the prairies this summer with a very supportive farm family and in community? Dunrea Farming Company offers a wholesome homesteading apprenticeship with a focus on market gardening and a background of grain production. About the Farm Dunrea Farming Company are located on Treaty 1 territory near Dunrea, MB.  Dunrea Farming Company is spearheaded by Kara Burrell with support from her spouse Brian Meaud (who owns and operates a 4th generation grain farm). They live and farm with their 2 school age children, near the Souris River, north of Margaret Manitoba and just a few miles north west … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: DUNREA, MB – DUNREA FARMING COMPANY

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: RUSSELL, MB – CRESCENTWOOD FARMS

Posted by Justin Girard on December 18, 2023

Are you interested in a farming experience in 2024? Are you ready to jump in the tractor to learn how to operate it and spend your days in the beautiful outdoor elements? Crescentwood Farms is excited to offer an exciting grain production apprenticeship to help you connect and learn from farmers directly on the land. About the Farm Crescentwood Farms is located on Treaty 2 territory near Russell, MB.  Crescentwood Farms is a 1400 acre grain Farm 10 km north of Russell/Manitoba, located within the beautiful Riding Mountain Biosphere Reserve. The farm grows hard red Spring Wheat, Oats, Malt Barley, … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: RUSSELL, MB – CRESCENTWOOD FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: PIPESTONE, MB – POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM

Posted by Justin Girard on December 18, 2023

Do you want to saddle up and experience working on a larger cattle ranch? Poplarview Stock Farm uses regenerative principles to care for their big herd of cows on the beautiful prairie landscape. You will get to handle a lot of bovine this year if you choose to work on this cattle ranch. ABOUT POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM Poplarview Stock Farm is located near Pipestone, Manitoba– Treaty 2 Territory Poplariew is located 10 miles east of Pipestone in Southwestern Manitoba. The family is Melissa and Trevor Atchison and their 2 kids, Reese and Wyatt. Trevor’s parents Lloyd and Joan and his … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: PIPESTONE, MB – POPLARVIEW STOCK FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: BINSCARTH, MB – GRIP-FAST FARMS

Posted by Justin Girard on December 18, 2023

Are you an aspiring rancher looking to gain an ecological cattle and goat management experience?  Grip-Fast Farms is excited to offer an apprenticeship just for you. About the Farm Grip-Fast Farms is located on Treaty 2 territory, near Binscarth, MB. Grip-Fast Farms is a fourth generation family farm operation. The farm is a mixed operation with a focus on regenerative agriculture. Currently they have a herd of about 100 cows and 20 goats on 6 quarters of owned land and they rent an additional 300 acres as well. They produce grass finished beef and goat which is marketed direct to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: BINSCARTH, MB – GRIP-FAST FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

Posted by Justin Girard on December 18, 2023 4 Comments

Do you love working with animals and have you always wanted to work on a farm with livestock? Baby cows? Baby lambs? Baby chicks? Nick and Angela  from Boundy Farms welcome you to come get the feel for working with multiple species of livestock on their family farm. You will even get little peaks into a native grassland prairie paired with poly crops that will give you a summer to learn all about raising animals in a way that can benefit the land! ABOUT BOUNDY FARMS Boundy Farms is located near Cartwright, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The goal on … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

Posted by Justin Girard on December 05, 2023 2 Comments

Have you dreamed of growing lots of good vegetables for low or no-income folks? The dream is real with the Wakamow Free Food Farm, they serve the community with organically grown veggies! Learn to garden with knowledgeable and kind people in the structure of a non-profit model. Come to the beautiful Wakamow Valley to garden all season long in 2023! ABOUT THE WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM Wakamow Free Food Farm is located in Moose Jaw, SK– Treaty 4 Territory The Free Food Farm is a one-acre piece of land located within the city limits of Moose Jaw. They produce between … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Justin Girard on December 05, 2023

Are you looking for a farming adventure to get your hands and boots dirty? Grovenland Farm is a fun place full of plant and animal diversity! Lisa & Ben are great farm mentors welcoming new apprentices for the 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 and Denise Bartel. They all … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2024: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

NOTES FROM THE FIELD: Michelle Dubois – Triple Lyoness Farm

Posted by Marsha Shack on November 07, 2023

Michelle Dubios 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. Michelle’s host farm @triplelyonessfarm is near Westlock, Alberta and she shared with us her experience so far this season. “Peanut and Pistachio were amongst our newest additions this week and they have a very interesting story. Pistachio was born the smaller of the twins and we had to bottle feed him for the … Continue reading NOTES FROM THE FIELD: Michelle Dubois – Triple Lyoness Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: GARDENTON, MB – GREEN PASTURES FARM

Posted by Justin Girard on January 06, 2023 2 Comments

Are you wanting a job this summer in the fresh air? Do you love spending time with animals on farms? Are you wanting to improve your homesteading skills? Green Pastures Farm is offering a well rounded agricultural apprenticeship with a mix of commercial and home-scale production. About the Farm Green Pasture Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Gardenton, MB.  Guy and Leah Bouchard are the farmers and owners of Green Pasture’s farm which is located on Leah’s family farm. It is a mixed farm on 320 acres of pasture, bush, and crop land where they farm turkeys, sheep, … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: GARDENTON, MB – GREEN PASTURES FARM