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Workforce development skills training in sustainable food production
Start your career in sustainable food production.
Participants will learn the ins and outs of sustainable and profitable food production. A focus on regenerative agriculture and soil carbon capture practices will be an important part of the 6 week training. Youth will participate in all aspects of sustainable food production.
- Forest management
- Intro to permaculture
- Intro to regenerative agriculture
- Sustainable plot planning
- Seeds & propagation
- Soil science
- Water capture & irrigation
- Composting & fertilization
Brilliant futures start here.
Let's get down to the nitty gritty
– Legally able to work in Canada
– Not currently enrolled in high school or post secondary education
– Between the ages of 15 and 30
The ideal candidate for this program is an individual with a passion to learn and grow but faces barriers (social, geographic, mental, physical, economic, etc.) to achieving their goals.
30 hours of training or working time per week for 6-8 weeks.
Youth participants must complete WHIMIS for all programs and an online food handling course for culinary arts, prior to gaining access to the program. All costs will be covered by Elephant Thoughts.