To encourage study and research in the area of organic agriculture, the OCIA Research & Education Board awards one $1,000 scholarship to any graduate student at any post-secondary institution studying organic and sustainable agriculture.
To support people interested in getting into sustainable agriculture by providing on–farm experience and training through an apprenticeship style program. ASAAP also supports farmers providing training in order to contribute towards a positive and successful experience for both the apprentice and the farmer.
The Organic Master Gardener program in Stony Plain is Alberta’s first and most extensive organic master gardener program. Under the umbrella of the Multicultural Heritage Centre, the program is geared to adult learners of all levels of gardening experience. From those absolutely brand new to the soil, to those who have years of experience in their own yards, or for those who want an addition to a resume, the OMG program in Stony Plain is an excellent means to enjoyable learning.
An Organic Farm Apprenticeship Program by a non-profit organization that connects those who want to learn how to farm sustainably with teaching farms in Canada.
An online tutorial on the basics of vegetable seed production.
WWOOF is dedicated to helping those who would like to work as volunteers on organic farms.
The OFIBC is based in the Similkameen, BC and offers on line courses in organic farming (see below) as well as in-depth training on working organic farms.
ORG 101: Introduction to Organic Soil Management and Nutrient Cycles
ORG 102: Organic Soil Management practices and Transitioning to Organic
A hands-on, season-long apprenticeship-style course in sustainable agriculture.
Organic crop production is a rapidly growing enterprise with over 1100 certified organic farmers in the three prairie provinces, so why not learn more?
This course covers the principals and practices of weed management in organic field crop production.
“It’s all about preparing younger generations for a different kind of future.”
One year program starting in January 2010. Designed for beginner farmers.
Distance education certificate program designed to meet the rising interest in local food system development.
Gaia designs programs, both online and in-class, to facilitate the shift towards holistic land management and practices and the use of environmentally sustainable technologies.
A network of organic farms in Southern Ontario who offer 6 month internships to hopeful organic farmers and others interested in learning about organic farming.
Supports new farm enterprises in Ontario, offering access to land and equipment, business planning support, technical training, mentorship and experience with ecological and emerging farming methods.
The Certificate of Specialization in Organic Agriculture will enable students to approach agriculture from their area of interest, to know they can be recognized for this accomplishment and to continue to take other courses in agriculture toward a degree.
Free access to a broad range of high quality training materials on Organic Agriculture, announcements of organic training opportunities worldwide and contacts with institutions offering training in Organic Agriculture.
International volunteering opportunities available in agriculture.