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Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

Posted by Alex on February 03, 2023

Do you want to learn about Indigenous Food Sovereignty? Join for an in-depth conversation with Jacob Beaton, an award-winning Indigenous entrepreneur and leader! In this conversation we’ll be diving into what Indigenous Food Sovereignty means and how to make it a reality. Jacob Beaton, who operates Tea Creek Farm in Kitwanga, BC, will be leading the discussion and sharing his own work starting a farm that puts land-based Indigenous food sovereignty at its centre. We’ll discuss concrete steps to fight systemic racism and how to increase our own awareness of Indigenous food sovereignty and advocate for it more broadly. We … Continue reading Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, B.C. – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 12, 2023

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Ice Cap Organics in Pemberton, BC is hiring a Field Crew for the 2023 season! About Ice Cap Organics We grow over 50 vegetable varieties in the field and in a few greenhouses, and have added strawberries and fresh cut flowers on 5 acres. We use a rainflo implement attached to our John Deere 5055E for making raised beds with landscape fabric for transplants and for direct seeded crops we cultivate with an Allis Chalmers belly mounted cultivator and hand tools.  We sell our vegetables at the West End Vancouver Market on Saturdays and through a local Harvest Box Program throughout … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, B.C. – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: GARDENTON, MB – GREEN PASTURES FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on January 06, 2023

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

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

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 05, 2022

Cuddle up with the Laaaaaambs at 2 different farms close together – Long Way Homestead and Ferme Fiola Farm for a fun farming job in 2023. Anna and Luke, Christel and Joey all welcome you to come learn about homesteading and raising wooly sheep on the beautiful prairie near the lush boreal forest. LONG WAY HOMESTEAD AND FERME FIOLA FARM The farms are 5 minutes away from each other near Ste-Geneviève, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory About Longway Homestead: Long Way Homestead is a family owned and operated Sheep Farm and Wool Mill east of Winnipeg, in Ste. Genevieve, Treaty … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 05, 2022 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 2023: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

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: 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

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: NINETTE, MB – LUNA FIELD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 04, 2022 1 Comment

Do you dream of being a full time farmer and growing food for your community? Luna Field Farm is excited to offer a hands-on apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm  Luna Field Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Ninette, Manitoba, Canada. Luna Field Farm is a pasture (grass)-based livestock farm operated by Wian Prinsloo and Lydia Carpenter. The farm is run on several hundred acres of grazing pasture land in southwestern Manitoba. Through an ecological lens they focus on the health of their livestock, pastures [plants], and soils, recognizing that “we are what we eat, from the ground … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: NINETTE, MB – LUNA FIELD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 03, 2022 2 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 2023: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.