Tag Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

VANCOUVER, BC: 2022 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Seth Friedman on October 13, 2021 2 Comments

The 2022 UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting applications! The UBC Farm Practicum can be taken as either a six-month (April – October), or as a four-month (April – August), experiential-learning program.  The program is part-time (20 hours per week), and is designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. The program is often taken as a non-credit Certificate program; however, 6-9 academic credits are available for interested students. Participants gain a deeper understanding of agricultural management and small-scale farming, and a … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC: 2022 UBC Farm Practicum Now Accepting Applications

Alberta Land Linking Workshop Series 2021

Posted by Melisa Zapisocky on September 30, 2021

Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a new farmer looking for land?  This online workshop series will bring together landholders and new farmers together to explore the land-linking process. Participants will learn: About different land agreement options How to communicate goals and vision Available tools to find the farmer or farmland for them View the official event poster here. Land Access Workshop for Landholders and New Farmers Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Time: 7:00–8:30 PM (MT) Farming Together: Collaborative Conversations for Sharing Land Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Time: 7:00–8:30 PM (MT) FORMAT: Online webinar by video … Continue reading Alberta Land Linking Workshop Series 2021

Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Dana Penrice on September 22, 2021 2 Comments

Mentor application deadline extended to October 30th, 2021 We are seeking 2022 Host Mentor Farms for the YA Apprenticeship Program in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba to grow the next generation of regenerative agriculture practitioners. Are you a rancher or farmer who is a dedicated steward of the land? Are you a skilled and enthusiastic teachers who has a passion for mentoring young and aspiring farmers? Do you have a farm philosophy that recognizes the connectedness of the land and people? Well if the boot fits, then you would likely make a good mentor in our program! About the YA Apprenticeship … Continue reading Call for Mentors: Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 to 30 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – SQUAMISH, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 13, 2021

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 1 to 30 acres of this 160 acre property in Squamish are available for lease. Smaller (1 acre) or larger plots are available to farmers from the surrounding community. The land may be divided into parcels to accommodate multiple farmers focused on sustainable growing methods (without pesticides). There is a small barn and farm office on the property. There is access to well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 to 30 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – SQUAMISH, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 10, 2021

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 5 – 7 acres of this 10 acre property in Langley is available for lease. The land is slightly sloped (but relatively even grade) and well drained. The land was previously hayed. There is access to well water and electricity. With a gravel driveway, there is easy access. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners live on the property and would like to see the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 – 7 ACRES FARMLAND WITH WELL WATER – LANGLEY, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-2 ACRES FARMLAND WITH SUITE – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 08, 2021

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 1-2 acres of this 3 acre property in South Langley is available for lease. The land is flat and has access to well water and electricity. The landowner grows vegetables and raises chickens. There is a small poly-tunnel on land. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners home is on the land and there is a 550 sq. ft self-contained basement suite available to rent. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-2 ACRES FARMLAND WITH SUITE – LANGLEY, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 ACRES FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 08, 2021 2 Comments

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 4 acres of this 5 acre property, conveniently located in Langley, are available for lease. The land is flat and has access to municipal water and electricity. The owner plans to drill a well on the property. The land will be fully (chain linked) fenced in. With good soil, the land is suitable for greenhouse, mixed vegetable, garlic or fruit production. The land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4 ACRES FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 ACRES FARMLAND WITH FRAMES FOR POLY-TUNNELS – CHILLIWACK, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 08, 2021

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 5 acres of this 6 acre property in Chilliwack are available for lease. There are three rows of 35′ (W) x 180′ (L) hoop frames that can be used to set up poly-tunnels.  The land is flat and suitable for growing garlic, vegetables or other crops.  ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owner lives on the land and would like to see environmentally sustainable methods … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 ACRES FARMLAND WITH FRAMES FOR POLY-TUNNELS – CHILLIWACK, BC

Business Bootcamp Speakers

Posted by Alex on August 29, 2021

The Business Bootcamp for New Farmers features a carefully selected team of exceptional speakers that will help you get your farm business off the ground! Learn from these amazing first-generation farmers and business experts. The next Business Bootcamp starts in early October. Make sure to register soon! Note that all these speakers have contributed content to the Business Bootcamp but some may not be present during the live sessions due to scheduling conflicts.  Shelby Montgomery was born and raised in Mohkinstsis, on Treaty 7 land in the settler-city of Calgary. By day, she works for a food access charity. In … Continue reading Business Bootcamp Speakers

Help us make a video!

Posted by Alex on August 20, 2021

Calling all awesome farmers — yup, that’s you! Young Agrarians is making a series of short videos about new farmers and we need your help. We’re crowd sourcing the video footage for these videos and we want as many new farmers as possible to talk about farming and the future of food systems. These videos will be used to promote farming as a career, explain the benefits and challenges of ecological agriculture to policy makers and funders, and celebrate our amazing farmer network! To participate, just record a video of yourself on the farm answering any or all of these … Continue reading Help us make a video!