Tag Archives: #smallfarms

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

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden opportunity at Snowshoe Creek Organics, Robson Valley BC

Posted by Jolene Swain 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. ABOUT THE LAND For fifteen years, Crescent Spur Snowshoe Creek Organics owners, Charles & Elizabeth, have made the Robson Valley their garden home. The property is a 500-acre farm, bordered by the Fraser River along the south and surrounded by the Cariboo and Rocky Mountain ranges. There is a diversity of habitat to support many species of wildlife: large predators and ungulates, many species of waterfowl and predatory birds. Ample opportunities … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden opportunity at Snowshoe Creek Organics, Robson Valley BC

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

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Close to the heart of music in Manitoba, close to the hustle and bustle and city culture, there lives a small veggie farm that is warm and full of love. Garden, learn, and get paid at Slow River Gardens in 2022 and get the best of both worlds, farming and growing food in the country and the sweet gems of city life. ABOUT SLOW RIVER GARDENS Slow River Gardens is located near Winnipeg, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The crew at Slow River grow vegetables and flowers for sale at market from May until October. Greenhouse work begins in early … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: NINETTE, MB – LUNA FIELD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 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 2022: NINETTE, MB – LUNA FIELD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 14, 2021

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 service the community with naturally grown veggies! Learn to garden with knowledgeable and kind people in the structure of a non-profit model. Come in the beautiful Wakamow Valley to garden all season long in 2022! 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 … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: MOOSE JAW, SK – WAKAMOW FREE FOOD FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALGONIE, SK – SUNDOG VEGETABLES

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on December 13, 2021 2 Comments

Do you want to garden under the big prairie sky with awesome people? Sundog Vegetables has an opportunity for you in 2022 to learn about market gardening east of Regina in the beautiful grasslands, poplar stands, and pockets of wetlands. Come get your hands dirty and learn important sustenance skills.   ABOUT SUNDOG VEGETABLES Sundog Vegetables is located near Balgonie, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory Adam Bongarzone and his partner Sam, along with their kids Sylvia (10) and Fern (5), live an farm at Sundog Vegetables east of Regina. Their farm is primarily a market garden – vegetables and berries. … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALGONIE, SK – SUNDOG VEGETABLES