Doing an internship on a farm is one of the best ways to develop the skills and practical experience you need to run your own farm business. If you’re thinking about doing an internship this season, don’t wait! Now is the time of year that farmers are looking to hire on interns for the […]
By: Emily Van Halem Publication: Shamless, January 20, 2012
Looking for a job? Check your local classifieds and you’ll find that many types of ads abound. But have you ever seen a “Farmers Wanted” ad? I haven’t. Nevertheless, the agricultural sector in Canada is in desperate need of help.
In the next ten years […]
The Ethno-Cultural Vegetable (ECV) researchers at the University of Guelph, Dr. Glen Filson and Dr. Bamidele Adekunle invite you to attend a workshop on Ethno-Cultural Vegetables in Ontario.The one day workshop will explore opportunities and barriers in the ECV market in Ontario. The program for the day includes;
Presentations on opportunities and barriers of […]
The proposed Ontario Goat marketing board would seek the authority to collect check-off fees on all goats sold for meat in Ontario and all goat milk sold in Ontario. This would include all goats and/or milk sold by producers even […]
Building Local Organic Value Chains Using Co-operative Structural Models
– 12pm – 4:30pm, Jan 26th, 2012 at the Guelph Organic Conference, Room UC103
Presented by the Ontario Natural Food Co-op and Local Organic Food Co-op Network
In light of the U.N.’s recognition of 2012 as the International Year of the Co-operative, this […]
Employment Opportunity at Everdale
Everdale is seeking to hire an assistant farmer wishing to gain experience in organic farm management and to improve their farming skills and knowledge. The contact begins on April 9, 2012 and runs until Dec 31, 2012, with the possibility that the position becomes permanent.
Everdale is a registered non-profit educational farm […]
Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA) is soliciting proposals from individuals and community organizations that are interested in establishing a sustainable urban agriculture operation at Black Creek Pioneer Village (BCPV), 4929 Jane Street, City of Toronto, Ontario M3N 2K8. Eight acres of TRCA-owned land, farm house and barn are available for lease.
Have you wondered what is happening at McVean Farm? Meet some of our farmers in this short video by Bart Danko
View Video : McVean Farm in Brampton
The New Farmers Incubator Program supports new farm enterprises by offering access to land, equipment and infrastructure […]
The Greenbelt Farmers’ Market Network 2010 Shopper Study identified many reasons that customers love farmers’ markets, but also found them wanting MORE, including:
– a broader selection of products
-more value-added and prepared foods
-more ready-to-eat, convenient products
-more organic selections
-longer market seasons/ extended availability of produce
We would like to […]
This annual four-day conference features a organic trade show, and internationally-recognizes keynote speaker, a full schedule of seminars on organic production, marketing, business management and training strategies, and a mini-conference on social research in organic agriculture. A great place to network!