Applications are now open for youth aged 18 – 30 to apply for the Canadian Agricultural Youth Council. The Youth Council, which is hosted by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, is looking for candidates that are creative and outspoken with a passion for farming and food.
The Council will be comprised of 25 diverse youth from across the country, and will run for an 18-month term.
This is an exciting opportunity for the next generation of leaders to get involved, and share their experiences and perspectives across the agri-food sector.
The council is responsible for meeting with Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, as well as other department officials to bring forward the issues and priorities of young people in food and farming.
Here are the requirements for those interested in applying:
If you know someone that would make an excellent candidate, please share the details and encourage them to apply.
The application deadline is March 22, 2022. Interested participants can apply here.
More information can be found in the federal news release, here.
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