Tag Archives: #New Farmers

GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on April 11, 2022

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 GREENHOUSE This is a unique opportunity to utilize some amazing infrastructure for year round food production! This passive solar greenhouse located just outside Salmon Arm is approximately xx ft x xx ft. It was built xx years ago based on a design from the Solviva system. Water flows through a south facing wall, fed from a large cistern. There is a wood burning stove for extra heat in … Continue reading GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

2021 Farmland Values Report Recap – B.C. Spotlight

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on March 21, 2022

FCC Farmland Values Report 2021

The rising cost of farmland has become a common topic of discussion in the farming community. Many farmers are aware of and seeing a significant increase in land prices – but each year when the Farmland Values Report is published by Farm Credit Canada (FCC), we get to see the concrete numbers. Resources like the Farmland Values Report help us keep up to date on the challenges farmers are facing, and how we can best support. The Farmland Values Report tracks changes in the price of farmland across Canada, as well as by province and region. It shows, by the … Continue reading 2021 Farmland Values Report Recap – B.C. Spotlight

2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by Hailey Troock on March 08, 2022

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. Spring is here and if you’re still thinking about land for this year or for next season, check out these land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landholders to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2022 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITIES

Reflections from the Apprenticeship Program – Josephine Junas-Grant

Posted by Kolby Peterson on March 01, 2022

Josephine Junas-Grant apprenticed at The Homestead in Goodfare, Alberta. One year turned into two, and Jo started her own floral enterprise. She shares her experience through an original song, accompanied by Pebbles the dog and melodic background munching by goats. Josephine is now living and farming with Maryann Borch at Good Note Community Farm, near Leduc, Alberta. Lyrics are below. I arrived in early spring time When the ground was bare Worked each inch of soil Planting seeds with care … Rained through the month of June Drenched us to the bone Trudging through the morning chores While kicking at … Continue reading Reflections from the Apprenticeship Program – Josephine Junas-Grant

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: Blue Ridge, AB – Blue Ridge Farms

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 08, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer hoping to be immersed in a farm that’s ‘got it all’? Are you hoping to learn about multiple kinds of livestock, spend time in the garden, help with the farm store, and work with farmers who are also raising some free-range kiddos? Join Jillian and Brett in their adventures on Blue Ridge Farms. About the Farm Brett and Jillian started farming in the spring of 2011. They have slowly taken down the old corrals and built new ones, and filled them with cattle over the years. They are now a 400 head cow-calf ranch and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: Blue Ridge, AB – Blue Ridge Farms

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022 1 Comment

Farming opportunity to get your hands dirty in 2022 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 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

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 Farm welcome you to come get the feel for working with multiple species of livestock on their family farm. A good mix of open prairie and bush, this is a great place to spend your summer and learn all about raising animals in a way that can benefit the land! ABOUT BOUNDY FARM Boundy Farm is located near Cartwright, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The goal on the farm is to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Spend your summer with the pigs, cows, and chickens at Green Beach Farm & Food on the beautiful prairie near Strathclair MB. A farm job and a great learning experience with an opportunity to be out on the land interacting everyday with nature. ABOUT GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD Green Beach Farm & Food is located near Strathclair, Manitoba – Treaty 2 Territory Green Beach Farm & Food is a fifth generation mixed livestock & grain operation, with 2 houses in the main farmyard; the farm now manages 5 quarters of land. About half of their annual crop acres are … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 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 2022. 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 2022: STE-GENEVIEVE, MB – LONG WAY HOMESTEAD & FERME FIOLA FARM