Training

Training

Start-Up Farmer Training 

An Online Training Series as well as opportunity for access to land, equipment and practical experiences with mentorship, on an Ottawa-based incubator farm.

Greenhouse Training

Offered annually—keep your eyes on the Farmer Newsletter for word on the next series. The Greenhouse Online Intensive training sessions are amongst our most popular.

In 2021 Just Food began the Greenhouse online training series, offering a 2-session intensive workshop for those looking to learn greenhouse production of organic seedlings—led by Sophie Clark of Trout Lily Organic Seedlings. 

In 2022 Sophie was joined by Michaela Cruz of Healing Hands Farm. 

CSA Training / Organic Certification Training 

As part of the Start-up Farmer Training Series, Just Food has offered training on establishing your own CSA, and meeting the standards required for organic certification. 

These sessions are available for all farmers.

Contact savourottawa@justfood.ca to find out how to join.

Technical Support for Transitioning to Online Marketing

Just Food offers specialized technical support for those wishing to transition their farm or food enterprise online. Contact savourottawa@justfood.ca to find out how to take advantage of this service.

Lease Reviews 

Just Food has years of experience interpreting and negotiating farm leases. If you are thinking of entering into a lease agreement for farmland in the region, contact savourottawa@justfood.ca to set up your review.