Patrick was recently on Metro Morning with Andy Barrie talking about his experience emigrating from Rwanda to Canada and the experience of new immigrants to Canada. You can list to the interview below.
Patrick runs the New Canadians, New Farmers Program for FarmStart. Patrick holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from […]
If the world unfolds as Lars Jorgensen thinks it will, January 2007 will go down as an historic moment in the Canadian livestock industry.
That’s when Jorgensen’s $400,000 baby – a 53-foot-long mobile abattoir – headed out of Fort St. John, B.C. for its first on-the-farm slaughter assignment. “I got into this […]
Patrick Habamenshi, who runs FarmStart’s New Canadians New Farmers Program, was recently interview on Radio Canada International’s The Link.
You can listen to the complete interview below.
Patrick holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Senegal (he loves horses and wildlife) and a Master of Arts […]
Ever wondering what percentage of farms in Ontario are organic? Where the highest percentage of organic farms exist? You don’t need to wait any longer. The map below shows the percentage of certified organic farms in different regions of Ontario. Please click on the image to see a larger version.
heStar.com – News – A 100-mile market for all seasons
Store encouraging consumers to buy food grown close to home
October 07, 2007
Special to the Star
MEAFORD–The rich dark earth clings to the misshapen carrots […]
FarmStart has started a bookstore featuring, you guessed it, books about farming.
We wanted to bring together a collection of useful books for new and old farmers as well as urban gardeners. We also receive a portion of the money from each book that sells to support our programs.
Some of the titles include:
Note: There is still space in the Toronto course… please contact Mike Shook at 519 836-7046 ext 102 to sign up. You can also email Mike.
FarmStart has just started offering the FarmStart Business Planning course in both Guelph and Toronto.
These two sessions run […]