Wild Craft Foods Program
10 Week PAID self-employment training for Indigenous Youth
(Serving Abbotsford and surrounding communities)
Our next session starts: July 19, 2021 – APPLY NOW!
This ten-week self-employment experience for indigenous youth aged 15 to 29 endeavours to empower a new generation of entrepreneurs. More than a program, Wild Craft Foods is a community-minded incubator that walks alongside young people from concept through launch and focuses on traditional wildcrafting, art, food, and agriculture business projects and skill development.
The Wild Craft Foods program is designed for youth to develop the skills, training and work connections for self-employment opportunities like:
If you need a career, get started on your path to success, with The Wild Craft Program.
Who is Eligible for this training?
This program includes 10 weeks of PAID in-class training and certificates that include: Entrepreneurship 101 | Business Planning | Business Viability | Finance & Planning | Entrepreneurial Style & Success | Marketing Regulations & Legal Requirements | Orientation to Human Resources | Indigenous Cultural Sessions | Assessments | Occupational First Aid | Holistic First Aid | WHIMS | Good Agricultural & Collection Practices… and more.
Participants will also receive Wildcrafting, foraging, and crafting mentorship from indigenous elders in the Fraser Valley including field trips into the wild and the completion of community projects.
Our next session starts: July 19, 2021 (Program runs Monday – Friday from 9:00 am-3:30 pm).
Seats are limited so contact us today!
Wild Craft Foods Program is located at: 2570 Cyril Street, Abbotsford, British Columbia, V2S 2G2 (In the Fraser Valley Artisans Food Hub)
Funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Workforce Development Agreement.
If you would like additional information, please contact us at the contact info below:
Wild Craft Food Program
2570 Cyril Street, Abbotsford, British Columbia, V2S 2G2
Phone: 604 826 0626 Ext 206