This site has been designed to provide useful tools for both you and your students in order to explore career opportunities in the agri-food sector. The content on GrowingCareers.ca is developed by AgScape. AgScape is a non-profit, registered charity devoted to bringing agri-food perspectives into the classroom. Our resources provide fact based information and encourage critical thinking about the topics they cover.
Do you know that 1 in 8 jobs in Canada are in the agri-food sector? Or that the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) predicts 50,000 agriculture and food jobs will have to be filled in the next few years? Have you heard that three jobs exist for every agriculture graduate with a bachelor’s degree ? A future in agriculture is promising, and this is a great place to learn about the opportunities. www.GrowingCareers.ca provides an introduction to the variety of careers found within the agri-food sector.
Are you an educator?
There are a variety of curriculum linked resources available for educators which help to facilitate discussions about career opportunities. Check out the Teacher Centre for more information and to book a lesson delivered by an AgScape Teacher Ambassador, access videos, activity guides, upcoming events, and links to other sites.
Are you a student?
Click on the Student Centre to access video interviews with people working in agriculture and food. You can also get tips about job searching, writing resumes, and more. Plus, search for careers using company names, job type and where it fits into the food system!