FarmStart is pleased to have been chosen as one of Tides Canada’s Top Ten in 2011. Tides Canada selects organizations working on specific challenges, which build innovative solutions to complex social and environmental issues facing Canadians today.
The Tides Top 10 inspire people to take action, to […]
FarmStart not only supports new farmers, we also promote viable markets for local food. We brought further attention to this issue in October 2007, when we hosted a Local Food Pavilion at Canada’s Ethnic & Specialty Food Expo. The pavilion featured local farmers’ products, Buy Local maps, and materials from FarmStart, the
In the fall, Patrick was on CBC’s The Current talking about the FarmStart New Canadians, New Farmers Program.
Patrick runs the New Canadians, New Farmers Program for FarmStart. 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 in Economics […]
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 […]
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 […]
When the older folks retire, will there be anyone left to till the soil and grow our crops?
Environment Reporter – the toronto star When Kurtis Andrews walks into his family’s barn, he can’t […]
Geographer leads project to bring new breed of farmers to the land
BY ANDREW VOWLES – at Guelph
A longtime business consultant stands in a field within view of a new shopping complex and a busy highway in north Guelph and surveys his freshly planted hops and barley. A Sikh immigrant in a Toronto […]