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Easton Sellers and his fiancée Olivia Carey, with Rupert.

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The U of M diploma agriculture program has broad appeal, even to those without an agriculture background

Originally from Florida, Easton Sellers was on a retreat at a Buddhist monastery in 2014 when he heard about an opportunity to volunteer at an organic farm in far-off Manitoba. He explains: “I wanted to learn about gardening and sustainability, so I travelled to work at Plum Ridge Farm in the Interlake. My work there