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Heifer International Canada

Our primary funder-partner is Heifer International Canada.  Heifer is more than a funder.  In addition to financial support, they provide resources, guidance, networking events, and personal assistance as needed. We are proud of our partnership with Heifer International Canada and pleased to participate in the Heifer tradition of Passing on the Gift



Heifer has provided MFM with seed funds to start our Passing on the Gift (POG) fund.  This fund provides bursaries to individuals needing financial assistance to participate in MFM programming.  As the fund grows, we will begin making larger sums available as grants and loans to farmers for farm start up, expansion, research, and other activities.


MFM commits to investing 5% of revenue generated through our programming and fundraising activities to the Passing on the Gift fund.  By the end of 2013, we expect to contribute an additional $4000 to this fund.  We need your help!


Golden West Radio operates eight radio stations throughout southern Manitoba offering community service radio, agricultural programming, news, weather, sports, along with mixed, country, and contemporary music. Golden West also supports MB organizations through matching funds and sponsorships for radio advertising.  For MFM, this is an exceptional contribution because it significantly increases our ability to reach a much wider audience.  Listen for MFM ads on AM1250, CFAM Radio 950 in Altona, CFRY 920 AM, 93.1 FM, and on CJRB Radio 1220 in Boissevain.

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acu_logo The Assiniboine Credit Union is one of our supporters for the 2011 New Farmer Challenge, which pays young interns to work on mentor farms.



Growing Forward

Funding for our 2010 farm tours, Intro to QuickBooks for the Small (Farm) Business and the December Small Farmer Get Together was provided by the Canada and Manitoba governments through Growing Forward, a federal-provincial-territorial initiative.


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small farm canada Everyone who takes part in our Winter Curriculum will receive a copy of Small Farm Canada magazine!


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Thank you Marnie and team for your continuing support of organics in MB. Thank you for your recent gift to Dr. Marten Entz & the Natural Systems Agriculture program, celebrating 25 years of organic research in Manitoba!

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"Our Nature is Organic"  Activity Book

Have you ever wondered what exactly spelt is, or what those beautiful heritage tomatoesyou see  are called? Get your creative juices flowing while you learn more about organic production topics like ancient grains, pollination, heritage  varieties, biodiversity and more in this illustrated journey through organic production in Canada.

Content-wise this colouring and activity booklet is geared for children aged 9-99, and all ages will enjoy colouring the illustrations, while mom or dad help with the recipes or read  aloud the accompanying facts about  basic organic  production. Let's all get a little closer to understanding where our healthy food comes from while having fun! 

Download your copy of the activity book here.


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Check out the COG Lending Library! 

The COG lending library contains over 1500 titles on organic agriculture and related topics, in books, video and audio tapes, DVDs, articles and periodicals.  The resources of the lending library of Canadian Organic Growers are available to the Canadian public.  Items may be borrowed by mail free of charge.

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Other new organic extension materials available

1. Green Manure Took Kit This free downloadable kit produced by the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada with funding from the Prairie Organic Grain Initiative has five modules that will help you understand green manures and how to choose the right green manure for your farm conditions. Click here to begin your green manure journey.

2. 2017 Manitoba Cost of Production for Organic Field Crops This important business tool will help you decide if growing organic cereals and oilseeds makes economic sense. Download the Excel spreadsheet and customize the numbers for your farm.


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