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Type Location Link Description
Online BC Smart Farm BC – Agri-Food Business Development Helping BC Farmers learn and implement best practices for agricultural business growth. For new and existing farmers
Online BC BC Ministry of Agriculture – Business and market Development Tools, information and resources on best practices for business growth for the agriculture and seafood sector.
Online BC BC Ministry of Agriculture – Starting a Food or Beverage Processing Business Starting a food processing business in British Columbia provides many opportunities and also presents unique challenges. First steps involve business planning, determining market opportunities and networking to find the knowledge, expertise and resources required.
Online BC BC Ministry of Agriculture – Agrifood Business Management Whether you are interested in starting a new farm, improving your existing farm, or building your food processing business, resources and information are available to help implement best practices for business growth.
Online BC BC Ministry of Agriculture – First Nations Agriculture Business Development The First Nations Agriculture Business Development initiative supports the economic and social development of agriculture in First Nations communities in British Columbia.
In-person BC Earthwise Society Farmers Work/Learn Our Earthwise Farmers Work/Learn is an intensive, hands-on program geared towards individuals that are looking to be future farmers, want to learn more about agriculture, or want a deeper connection to our food system
In-person BC Haliburton Community Organic Farm educational programs We offer practical experience in learning how to grow certified organic vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers on a farm with a strong ecological, place-based and holistic philosophy.
In-person BC Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships – BC Listings Listings on the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture site
In-person BC / Canada SOIL Stewards of Irreplaceable Lands Apprenticeship program SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices.
Online BC VANCOUVER URBAN FARMING SOCIETY – Publications Reports on policy and practices used in Vancouver urban farming
In-person BC Foodwork.ca Local and Sustainable Food Jobs BC Internships and apprenticeships
In-person BC / Canada Young Agrarians – farm Jobs and Training Opportunities Internships and apprenticeships across Canada
In-person BC Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS), located at the UBC Farm, is a unique research centre that aims to understand and fundamentally transform local and global food systems towards a more sustainable, food secure future.
In-person BC UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture The UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture is a six (or four)-month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Online BC Farm Folk City Folk – Small & Urban Farm Resources Categorised list of resources
In-person BC BC Farm Fresh: Farms With Workshops / Courses / Lessons
Online BC BC Ag Climate Action Initiative – Farm Adaptation Innovator Program The Farm Adaptation Innovator Program (FAIP) seeks to build adaptive capacity and encourage the adoption of effective farm practices to help mitigate impacts related to climate change.
Online BC Smart Farm BC – New Farmers New Farmers Start Up Guide – Everything you need to know to get started in farming
In-person BC BC Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation – Educational Institutions Here is a list of educational institutions in BC that offer courses or programs in Agriculture, Fish or food-related areas
In-person BC / Canada Farm On: Agricultural Education in Canada: The Ultimate List of Programs Comprehensive list of agriculture educational programs in Canada
In-person BC University of the Fraser Valley – Agriculture Programs As a UFV Agriculture student, you have the opportunity to study at the eco-friendly Agriculture Centre, a new facility that features one of the tallest greenhouses in North America and a spacious demonstration barn.
In-person BC / Canada Organic Ag Centre of Canada – Canadian Universities and Colleges with Organic Programs Several institutions in Canada have credit courses or programs in Organic Agriculture that are offered on-site. This is a list of those currently available, along with links to the course/program description.
In-person BC / Canada Organic Ag Centre of Canada – Technical Training Opportunities
In-person BC Gaia College, Duncan, BC – Organic Land Care, Urban Permaculture Established in 2003, Gaia College offers a proven curriculum in organic land care. With Gaia, people around the world have learned how to design, install and maintain landscapes to promote and preserve the health of the environment.
In-person BC Youth Development Program – BC Ag and Seafood The Youth Development program works in conjunction with 4-H British Columbia to deliver agriculture education and training to young British Columbians, ages 6-25.
In-person BC Kwantlen College – Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems BASc The Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems uniquely integrates the science and art of agroecosystem management with deep exploration of the many human and ecological dimensions of food systems through classes, practical training on our certified organic teaching and research farms, community engagement and student research projects.
In-person BC Canadian Universities: BC Agricultural and Agriculture Programs Agricultural and Agriculture undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate advanced certificates and degrees available in British Columbia.
In-person BC PR Community Futures Small business workshops and services, sometimes agriculture-specific
In-person BC Farmer/Food production training programs – Food Secure Vancouver Educational programs and resources provide opportunities for knowledge, skill-building, and sharing that enhance the ability of individuals and communities to become food secure. This includes knowledge, skill-building, and sharing opportunities (available to residents and to workers in the food system), and facilities (such as kitchens, gardens, meeting rooms, dining rooms, food storage, and distribution space) available for public use.
In-person BC / Canada Small Farm Canada magazine – 2017 Education Special! To help you discover learning opportunities for Canadian small-scale farmers, we have listed many groups, organizations and institutions that offer classes in farming.
In-person BC / Canada AgPal program and service finder Search a database of online and offline resources
Online BC / Canada AgriTalent Agritalent is a national database of learning opportunities in agriculture.
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