Food Organizations in Canada

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The sustainable food movement needs you! There are many ways to get involved – from membership, to donating, to volunteer or board positions. Please join and support some of these organizations...

Canada Local Food & Agriculture Organizations

Regional Food & Farming Organizations

Maritimes Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network
Quebec Filiere Biologique du Quebec
  Federation d'Agriculture Biologique du Quebec
  Family Farmers Network Quebec
Ontario  Organic Council of Ontario
  Sustain Ontario
  Ecological Farmers of Ontario
  Biodynamic Farming Ontario
Manitoba Organic Food Council of Manitoba
  Organic Producers Association of Manitoba
Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Organic Directorate
Alberta Alberta Organic Producers Association
  Organic Alberta
BC Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia
  Farm Folk City Folk
  BC Food Systems Network
Yukon Growers of Organic Food Yukon


Farm Training & Education

Canada Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada  (classroom & online university courses)  (sustainable/organic internships & jobs)
  FarmStart  (start up farms, seed capital, training)
  SOIL  (sustainable farm apprenticeships / internships)
  WWOOF Canada  (volunteer farm-stays)
  STEP UP On-Farm Mentorship Program (both mainstream and organic farms)
Maritimes Grow a Farmer  (eastern Canada organic apprenticeships)
Nova Scotia Principles of Organic Horticulture (HORT2001)  (Dalhousie University credit course, Halifax)
Quebec McGill University, Montreal  (Minor in Ecological Agriculture)
Ontario CRAFT Ontario  (organic farmer training & apprenticeships)
  University of Guelph: Organic Agriculture  (major & diplomas)
Manitoba Farmer Training  (courses, internships, incubator)
Alberta Organic Alberta Apprenticeships
BC UBC Faculty of Land and Food Systems  (university faculty)
 UBC Farm: Practicum in Organic Agriculture
  Organic Farming Institute of BC  (online & field courses)
  Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Bachelor of Sustainable Agriculture 
  Gaia College  (courses in growing food, gardening, land care)
Intntl. IFOAM: International Organic Schools, Programs, Training
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