Tag Archives: Organic 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

DEC 16 & JAN 16: WEBINARS – Meet the Host Farmers

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 10, 2023 1 Comment

Join us for a webinar (or two) to learn about the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program. Meet some of the amazing host farm mentors, ask questions about their farm, learn more about the kinds of apprenticeships they offer, and what a typical day/week is like for their apprentices. Bring your questions! We will be offering this webinar in December, and again in January. Register for one or both. December 16 Session Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023 Time: 9 am PST (BC) / 10 am MST (AB) / 11 am CST (SK & MB) January 16 Session Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2024 … Continue reading DEC 16 & JAN 16: WEBINARS – Meet the Host Farmers

AUG 5, 2023: Mid Summer Social at Sea Bluff Farm – Metchosin, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on July 14, 2023

You’re invited to a Mid Summer Land Social at Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin, B.C.! Come out to connect with other farmers and food lovers, meet your regional Land Matcher, and share a delicious meal. Come ready to eat well and soak up the atmosphere. Robin and Sasha will focus on winter crops, so you’ll get a chance to see their farm easing into the transition from summer to winter. They can’t wait to share all their tricks and tips for growing a large diversity of crops all winter long. Most of all, they are thrilled to set their hoes … Continue reading AUG 5, 2023: Mid Summer Social at Sea Bluff Farm – Metchosin, BC

FUNDING: Organic Transition Program

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 23, 2023

Funding is available for farmers to support the transition to organic production! The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA)’s Organic Transition Program assists organic producers financially for their added costs incurred while transitioning to organic farming.  With a booming $6.6 billion in sales, Canada is the sixth largest organic market in the world. Yet, demand continuously outpaces supply, despite double digit production growth. Two thirds of Canadians purchase organic products weekly and organic is the fastest growing part of the Canadian agriculture landscape. These facts are both extremely positive for the Canadian organic industry, yet without continued efforts to train organic … Continue reading FUNDING: Organic Transition Program

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

Posted by Justin Girard on December 05, 2022 1 Comment

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: Pigeon Lake, AB – Reclaim Organics

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 16, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain mad skills in organic market gardening, cut flowers, and microgreens? Do you want to be a part of a farm team, working with others sharing the same passion for food growing and community building? Join Reclaim Organics for a farm apprenticeship! About the Farm Reclaim Organics is a multi-enterprised certified organic market garden. We grow microgreens year round indoors, cut flowers and vegetables seasonally, and process seasonal product into preserves and pickles. Ryan and Brittany began their farm 8 years ago in Edmonton on vacant land throughout the Whyte Avenue area. Four … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Pigeon Lake, AB – Reclaim Organics

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

Posted by Justin Girard on November 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 2023: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Fort Saskatchewan, AB – Sundog Organic Farm

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 02, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a vegetable farm? Are you interested in learning organic farming management? Sundog Organic Farm is offering a unique apprenticeship; join their team! About the Farm Both Jenny and James have a heritage of market gardening that extends to their families in the Netherlands.  Farming is literally in their blood!  Sundog Organic Farm (est. 2009) started out on the Vriend Organic Farm land and after two years there, moved to its current location in Sturgeon County, near the Sturgeon river. James and Jenny now have one dog, three boys, twelve hens, fourteen acres, … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Fort Saskatchewan, AB – Sundog Organic Farm

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Goodfare – First Nature Farms

Posted by Dana Penrice on November 02, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a mixed, long-time-organic farm? Are  you wanting to learn about a mixed livestock operation and heritage breeds? First Nature Farms is offering a unique apprenticeship; join their team! About the Farm First Nature Farms is surrounded by land held within ecological reserves of the Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited, crown land, and other organic neighbours.  The 3000 acres of aspen forest, creeks, beaver ponds, pastures and farmland hold a rich diversity of both wildlife and wilderness, and domesticated species. Organic since 1990 and WWOOF hosts for almost as long, the … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Goodfare – First Nature Farms

FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 21, 2022

Pilgrims’ Produce near Armstrong and Vernon is looking for a Fruit Worker for the 2022 season! This established certified organic farm is a fun place to work. It’s peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE Pilgrims’ Produce is a 13.7 acre farm nestled below the beautiful Eagle Rock Cliffs, close to Armstrong and Vernon BC. We are a certified organic mixed farm growing a wide variety of vegetables, as well as fruits, berries and nuts. This farm was established in 1991 with big vision and passion, caring for this little piece of land and for the community around us. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker