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LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on November 23, 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 LAND Situated in the Greater Terrace area, this prime land is near the confluence of the Skeena and Zygomatitz Rivers. Historically used for hay and potato production, the property encompasses cleared land and is currently home to a variety of juvenile hazelnut and apple tress with plenty of space for additional food growing. Of the 22 acres, around 7 is cleared with potential for market gardening or orchard expansion. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 7 acres of cleared river valley land near Terrace, BC

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

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 22, 2022

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 naturally 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 November 22, 2022

Photo of Grovenland farm apprenticeship

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… 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 enjoy hosting … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Red Deer, AB – Steel Pony Farm

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 20, 2022

Photo: Steel Pony Mentor, Mike, and 2020 YA Apprentice, Jillian Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a vegetable farm? Are you wanting to learn about market gardening, feeding hundreds of people, lean farm management, while being a part of a tight-knit farm team? Steel Pony Farm is offering a unique apprenticeship rooted in the growth of top-notch veggies but also in the human spirit. Join their team! About the Farm Steel Pony Farm is an 8 acre market garden which grows a diversity of vegetables for a CSA program and for wholesale. Mike Kozlowski grows his veggies with … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Red Deer, AB – Steel Pony Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Calgary, AB – Leaf & Lyre Urban Farms, Root & Regenerate Urban Farms, & Chef’s Farmer

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 20, 2022 2 Comments

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on urban farms, learn about soil health, work with multicultural communities, and create opportunities for people to grow their own food – all the while growing nutrient-dense food for CSA programs, Farmers Markets, and restaurants? Well then, join this trifecta of urban regenerative farms across Calgary! Michael Gavin of Root and Regenerate, Rod Olson of Leaf & Lyre, and Josh Spackman of Chef’s Farmer are offering a diverse apprenticeship shared between their farms. About the Farms Root & Regenerate Urban Farms (formerly Dirtboys Urban Farm) has been running for about 8 … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Calgary, AB – Leaf & Lyre Urban Farms, Root & Regenerate Urban Farms, & Chef’s Farmer

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 Sara Yagelniski 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: 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

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.

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 02, 2022 1 Comment

Farming opportunity to get your hands dirty in 2023 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 2023: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM