Making connections in the agri‑food workforce.
Employers are seeking qualified candidates for Ontario’s food, beverage and agri-products sector. Feeding Your Future wants to make it easier for employers to find, train, and retain the workers they need, and help employ Ontarians with meaningful jobs during COVID-19 and beyond.
Job Matching Concierge Service
OFA is partnering with AgCareers.com and CareersInFood.com to help agri-food businesses set up an account online, post job openings, and manage applications.
Streamlining the process of connecting job seekers with agri‑food employers
Through webinars, agri-training opportunities and virtual career fairs, Feeding Your Future allows candidates to learn more about agriculture, enter the workforce feeling prepared and confident and bridges the gap to new employers and job opportunities.
WebinarsFree webinars for job seekers and employers to learn about opportunities in agri-food, health, safety and workplace culture
Agri-trainingA new online certificate for employees and job seekers as an introduction to agri-food safety and awareness
Career FairsFree online events hosted across the province to connect agri-food employers and job seekers
Get ready to implement In the Know training in your workplace starting in March
In the Know is a new agriculture-based mental health literacy training program aimed to educate any and all roles in agriculture about mental health. Read more here:
In the Know addresses gap in agriculture-based mental health training | Farmtario
Reading Time: 3 minutes A farmer often goes about their day in relative isolation, especially this last year. Ma...
Take advantage of the opportunity to #GrowYourBrand through @UtensilDotCA's new course that will help you build your brand personally & professionally
Sign up now to get group discounts for your entire team for interactive training opportunities!
Grow Your Brand
Inscrivez-vous dès aujourd’hui!
Ne manquez pas le webinaire « Partir sa petite entreprise maraîchère » à 13h30 avec Jeremy Colbeck. S’inscrire ici: https://feedingyourfuture.ca/webinars/
Take part in celebrating #CdnAgDay today!
We love supporting Canadian farmers and all workers in the agri-food sector that help grow and distribute food from the field to our tables 🍽️ #ForksUp Canada
Excited to share the progress of this project to address Ontario agri-food labour challenges! @ComFuturesON
@letsgrowfood sharing now about the feeding your future project and some of the outcomes @FeedYourFuture
Attention all Francophone @OntarioFarms members! @comm_UCFO will be hosting a webinar on February 24
À l’attention de tous les membres @OntarioFarms francophone! @comm_UCFO organisera un webinaire le 24 février prochain. Inscrivez-vous ici:
Don't miss your chance to apply for the Enhanced Agri-food Workplace Protection Program to improve the health & safety of workers and address impacts related to COVID-19
The deadline to apply is February 26, 2021.
Sign up today for @WSPS_NEWS webinar on Strategies for Agricultural Workers Affected by COVID-19 THIS Wednesday from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Learn how to customize your workplace safety plans & more information about funding services provided by WSPS.
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: Strategies for Agricultural Workers Affected by COVID-19. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
Join the WSPS Agriculture Specialists, as they provide insights into safety issues in business during the COVID-19 p...
Tune in to a Growing Your Agri-Food Workforce through Skills & Training Opportunities webinar on February 23 from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This session highlights projects in Ontario addressing skill & labour force challenges in the sector. Sign up now:
Proud of success stories like these and to work with @AgCareers & @CareersInFood to help farmers face labour shortages throughout this challenging time
Like many farm businesses in 2020, the Foster family found themselves looking to fill vacancies during a pandemic escalated agri-food labour shortage. Read the Foster’s @FeedYourFuture success story in the latest edition of #OFAToday. https://bit.ly/3b88CPy