Thanks to changemakers like you, FortWhyte Farms continues to grow youth who go on to create change in their own families and communities. The Farm is a welcoming place where diverse youth come to learn about healthy food, develop job skills, learn money management and plan for long-term success.
Read on and get inspired by the amazing youth that spent their summer working, learning and growing at FortWhyte Farms.
“The farm brightens up my day just by looking around.”
“What I love about working here is that it isn’t just work, it’s also education.”
“If I were to help make the world a better place, I would mainly focus on the Indigenous people in Canada.”
“In the future I want to be a chef because I like cooking and selling food.”
“I feel like I have another family here at FortWhyte Farms because I feel welcome…”
“This job has helped change my lifestyle in so many ways for the better.”
“I highly recommend it to people who really want to learn more about keeping their own garden, taking care of farm animals and learning baking skills.”
“Taking care of the animals and plants makes me feel very connected with the earth.”
“You really are what you eat.”
“The farm really helped me realize a lot that I like.”
“I was waiting for that phone call and when it finally came… I was proud of myself for getting a job I loved.”
“I like carpentry and feeding animals the most out of everything…”
“FortWhyte Farms really helped spark my love of culinary arts.”
“The most rewarding thing about this job is at the end of the day I feel like I’ve contributed to something good for the community.”
It’s because of the intelligent philanthropy of changemakers like you that youth find belonging and community. Invest in Youth, Food, and Community at FortWhyte Farms — give today.