Farmer Training Resources

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Here you can find resources for new farmers and on farmer training. Know of a resource that you think should be on this page? Submit a resource and let us know.


Sustainable Agriculture Co-op Program 
Fleming College, Frost Campus
Lindsay, ON

The three-semester Sustainable Agriculture program is designed for new and beginner farmers seeking an intensive, applied learning experience in sustainable, ecological or natural farming methods.


FarmStart’s New Farmer Resources 

This resource list includes organizations, publications and websites to help plan, start and manage a new farm business. Also learn how to “Connect with your Community.”


Canadian Agricultural Human Resources Council 

This bilingual database provides concise listings of training and learning programs in agriculture offered across Canada. It was developed for producers, farm managers and other workers in the agriculture sector, as well as those without any experience seeking learning opportunities.



OpenColleges offers free course to anyone. They have a course on How to Become a Farmer and Start a Career in Agriculture and Certificate on Agriculture.