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BASc Sustainable Agriculture – Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers a 4 year Applied Science bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture. Through a unique combination of classroom and farm-based learning, the program offers a comprehensive perspective on: * The science of agro-ecosystem design and stewardship; * Innovative and ecologically sound crop production methods; * Sustainable farm business management; and, * The economic,  Full Article…

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O.U.R. Ecovillage

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O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE is a sustainable learning community and demonstration site located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We base our work on Permaculture principles and offer workshops, internships, and courses in Natural Building, Sustainable Food Production, Permaculture and Leadership. Please visit our website for descriptions of the courses and events we  Full Article…

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Greenbank Farm Ag Training Center

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Located on Whidbey Island in Washington State, the Ag Training Center focuses on training aspiring farmers to run successful, ecological and community-focused farms and uses its ten acre organic farm as a real-world example and outdoor classroom. During the seven-month program, students attend weekly classes and trainings, study a university-developed farming and marketing curriculum, go  Full Article…

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City Farmer

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Offers information and courses on many aspects of urban agriculture. Operates the Vancouver Compost Demonstration Garden at 2150 Maple Street, Vancouver. (604-736-2250) Publishes City Farmer News and Urban Agriculture Notes.   Website:

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Agriculture at University College of the Fraser Valley

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Diploma and certificate programs include some courses on sustainable growing. You can obtain a BSc in Agriculture, a Horticultural Certificate, a Livestock Production Certificate, an Agricultural Technology Diploma, Business Degree in Agricultural Management, Field Vegetable Production Essentials Certificate, Berry Production Essentials Certificate, or a Milk Trainer Certificate. Website: http://www.ufv.ca/agriculture.htm Email: Phone: 604-795 2813 45635 Yale  Full Article…

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Ecological Garden Program at Linnaea Farm

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Offers a thorough grounding in organic gardening and small-scale farming through a residential, eight month growing season at the site on Cortes Island. The programme combines the practical style of an apprenticeship with two classroom session each week, an opportunity to plan and manage an individual garden plot, and short units on topics of interest.  Full Article…

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UBC Farm Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture

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The UBC Farm Practicum is an eight?month experiential learning program designed for aspiring farmers, urban gardeners, aspiring environmental educators, and students with an interest in applying their learning about sustainable agriculture and food systems. Students bring a diversity of backgrounds and life experience to the practicum.

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Strengthening Farming

Strengthening Farming is an initiative of the BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands that is jointly implemented with the Agricultural Land Commission. The program has two broad components: Farm Practices Protection and Planning for Agriculture. The Strengthening Farming program promotes strong working relationships between local and provincial governments and the farming community. The program supports  Full Article…

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Vancouver Community College

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Foodsafe Level 1 & 2 Certificate Training Learn current industry standards for health and safety in this day-long course. Discuss receiving/storing edible wares, preparing, serving, and dispensing food. This course is offered every second Saturday (holidays exempt). Website: http://www.vcc.ca/programs-courses/details.cfm?area=CS_HEALTH&prog=FOODSAFE Email: Phone: 604.871.7000 1155 East Broadway Vancouver, BC V5T 4V5, Canada

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Enviro-Food Consulting

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Allergy Awareness Training, Level 1 & 2 Foodsafe Certificate Training, Personal Food Handling Consultation Services Salle de la Rue Brown, offers training, writing and consulting services to the foodservice and hospitality industry. As a Registered Environmental Health Officer and Food Safety Consultant, Sally has 20 years of experience as a trainer, writer and conference speaker.  Full Article…

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