Indigenous Peoples in agriculture

Many initiatives support Indigenous-led participation in the agriculture and agri-food sector.


Services and information


Indigenous Pathfinder Service

Advice, help to find tools and services for Indigenous-led agriculture, start or expand your agricultural activities

Indigenous Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

Support for Indigenous-led agriculture projects, partnerships with federal and non-federal partners, funding

AgriDiversity Program

Funding for organisations, helping youth, women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities participate in the sector

Local Food Infrastructure Fund

Funding for not-for-profit groups to address food insecurity, increase access to nutritious, ideally local food

Indigenous Student Recruitment Initiative

Student work experience, skills, careers, hiring and full-time opportunities in the federal public service

Building relationships with Indigenous Peoples

Outreach efforts with Indigenous Peoples' communities and organizations in support of Indigenous-led agriculture

Programs and services

Search all programs, includes Canadian Agricultural Partnership programs


outside of Mikinak Ceremonial Lodge

Mikinàk Ceremonial Lodge

Visit the Lodge to learn more about Indigenous knowledge and cultures

AgPal – program and service finder

Get a list of federal, provincial and territorial programs and services tailored to your needs