Did you know that Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan represents more than 60 different organizations across agriculture in the province? Our mandate is to work with and for our members to build public trust in agriculture and food. One of the ways we serve our members is to provide resources for learning about connecting consumers to farming and food.
Check out our online Speak Up Training: now free! This course offers 5 modules that cover why speaking up is important, how you can tap into your personal passion for agriculture, connecting to people through shared values, dealing with tough questions and developing a plan of action. You can also book a Speak Up workshop custom-designed for your group or Board. Please fill out our Workshop Request Form to find out more.
There are so many different aspects to agriculture in this country! Listen to top-notch speakers on a range of different topics, including:
- Precision agriculture
- Methane and the path to climate neutrality
- Sustainability in agriculture starts in the classroom
- How cattle stewardship contributes to bird habitats
- Pig farming in Saskatchewan
- GMOs, gene editing and pesticides
- Virtual tour of a chicken barn
- Consumer food consumption and grocery trends
- Browse the full list here
Perhaps you need to onboard staff who are new to agriculture or want to share resources with non-farming consumers or teachers? Look through our Farming 101 courses! These include an overview of Saskatchewan’s major agricultural sectors, from on the farm information to how food gets to the grocery store, right to how you can cook with these ingredients in your own kitchen.
These are just a few of the learning resources available on the Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan website. Don’t forget all our other national resources too!
- Canadian Food Focus: hundreds of articles, videos and podcasts on Canadian-grown ingredients
- FarmFood 360: virtual tours of all kinds of different farms in Canada, including teacher resources
- FarmPhotos.ca: thousands of free photos of modern farming across Canada
- Real Dirt on Farming: the top consumer questions about farming answered