JAN 19-20, 2019: LANGLEY, BC – Metro Vancouver Mixer with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 06, 2018

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Join us for our Metro Vancouver Mixer in Langley, B.C. in partnership with the Langley Small Farm Network for two days of farm workshops & networking! Saturday kicks off with a workshop from the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm book, titled “Market Gardening with Lean: Earn a Comfortable Living with Less Waste and Work”. Ben has inspired thousands of farmers to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms, and he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! In the evening we will share a potluck meal, stories, and celebrate our local farming community with farmer slideshows. On Sunday, Mount Krumpit Farm and Zaklan Heritage Farm … Continue reading JAN 19-20, 2019: LANGLEY, BC – Metro Vancouver Mixer with Ben Hartman

FARM JOBS: CAMROSE, AB – Grey Arrow Farm, Part-time Garden Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 18, 2019

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Grey Arrow Farm in Camrose, AB is looking for part-time Garden Workers (morning shift) for the 2019 season!  ABOUT GREY ARROW FARM MARKET GARDEN FARM organically growing delicious produce + microgreens for our CSA, restaurants and farmers markets. We grow approximately 55 types of vegetables and herbs over 2.5 acres of cultivated land on our beautiful 35 acre oasis here in the Alberta prairies (just 45 min. south of Edmonton). Our property is surrounded on 3 sides by water (take the canoe or kayak out after work!). We sow our crops through seeding and hand transplanting. We control weeds with mechanical cultivation, hoes, hands, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: CAMROSE, AB – Grey Arrow Farm, Part-time Garden Workers

FARM JOB: WINNIPEG, MB – Heart Acres Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 18, 2019

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Heart Acres Farm in Winnipeg, MB is looking for a Farm Worker for the 2019 season!  ABOUT HEART ACRES FARM Heart Acres is a small no till operation, farming on 1½ acres 10 minutes south of Winnipeg, near St Adolphe, MB. We are starting our second season of production, and grow a diversity of plants, vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers using ecological practices that prioritize soil and water health. We grow for a 70 person CSA, two markets, and restaurants. Save for using the tractor to turn our compost, we primarily use hand tools in our operation. Efficiencies are very important in our system, … Continue reading FARM JOB: WINNIPEG, MB – Heart Acres Farm, Farm Worker

JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS LAND MATCHER – METRO VAN/FRASER VALLEY

Posted by Darcy Smith on January 18, 2019

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Young Agrarians BC is hiring a Land Matcher for the Metro Vancouver / Fraser Valley region! Are you a connector? An intuitive networker? That person in your friend group who always has the dirt on hot jobs and cool apartments? Do complete strangers tell you their life story at the drop of a hat? Did you once set up your friends from college, and now they’ve got kids and you gave a speech at their wedding and they send you a thank you card every year? Young Agrarians needs people with that magic matchmaking quality to connect farmers seeking land … Continue reading JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS LAND MATCHER – METRO VAN/FRASER VALLEY

Feb. 2: Stettler, AB – Creating a Farmers Co-operative workshop

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 18, 2019

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Working together is not exactly a new concept to agriculture in Alberta. The vast majority of agricultural producers are willing to drop whatever they are doing if a neighbour, friend or family member needs a hand. There are also producers in Alberta who have found it benficial to take things one step further by creating a co-operative with other producers. Rural Routes to Climate Solutions has partnered up with the Alberta Community and Co-operative Association (ACCA) to host a full day workshop for agricultural producers to learn how to form their very own co-operative that will help producers save on … Continue reading Feb. 2: Stettler, AB – Creating a Farmers Co-operative workshop

APPRENTICESHIP: EDGEWOOD, BC – Intentional Peasants

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2019

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Looking for a farming apprenticeship in the Kootenays? Check out Intentional Peasants in Edgewood, BC! About Intentional Peasants We operate an 80 acre mixed farm nestled in a beautiful mountain valley in the northwest Kootenays, blessed with great soil and plenty of water. We are primarily vegetable growers, with an abundance of veggies through the summer and fall for a small CSA, local farmers markets, restaurants and stores. The focus is on storable root crops, which we continue to sell throughout the winter. We also have a small apple and plum orchard. We have a small herd of cattle that we raise … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: EDGEWOOD, BC – Intentional Peasants

APPRENTICESHIP: CUMBERLAND, BC – Black Horse Apiary

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2019

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Looking for a beekeeping apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out Black Horse Apiary in Cumberland! About Black Horse Apiary We are a small scale sustainable apiary producing local varietal honey and bees – queens, packages, and nucs. We are passionate about breeding the best honey bees to share with other beekeepers in Canada. Visit Black Horse Apiary on Facebook here. Desired Qualities An enthusiasm and love for honey bees and an eagerness to immerse themselves into this fascinating world. Job Tasks Beekeeping: seasonal management and small scale queen rearing. Job Details Contract duration: March 1 through to November 1, 2019 Weekly hours: 25 hours … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: CUMBERLAND, BC – Black Horse Apiary

YA Apprenticeship: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm – Carstairs, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 17, 2019

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for hands-on farming experience on an ecological farm? Are you interested in organic farming and biodynamic practices? Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm is looking for a farm apprentice starting this spring to join their team. About the Farm Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm is a highly diversified operation located on 160 acres of rolling prairie and parkland. Owned and operated by husband and wife team Kris and Tamara, the farm produces cereal grains, forage crops, culinary herbs, vegetables, eggs and meat products, all of which are produced organically and certified biodynamic by Demeter Canada. Farm products are marketed locally, … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm – Carstairs, AB

LAND OPPORTUNITY: ESTABLISHED GARDEN SPACE AND 2 BEDROOM SUITE, SAANICH BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 17, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND Long Now Farm is a small 3.4 acre farm in Saanich near Elk Lake, 45 minutes by bike from Victoria on the Lochside Trail. The soil is sandy loam and the garden areas have had horse manure, compost and leaf mulch added every year since the garden was established in 2012. All of the garden areas are irrigated with overhead sprinklers, and the exterior fencing of the property is deer proofed. There is also a small building with lots of light for starting and potting which will be available for shared use. The main growing area is 50 … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: ESTABLISHED GARDEN SPACE AND 2 BEDROOM SUITE, SAANICH BC

Feb 5 & 7: PRINCE GEORGE & TELKWA, BC – Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Join the BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative in enhancing agriculture’s ability to adapt to climate change! The BC Agriculture and Food Climate Action Initiative works with regional governments and local producers to develop tools and resources to enhance regional and agricultural resilience to climate change. The workshops are Part 2 of a Regional Adaptation Strategies planning process which will result in a clear set of local strategies and actions. At the workshops, you’ll be able to develop and action strategy for addressing climate impacts, share your knowledge and experience and build on the results of workshop #1 (held … Continue reading Feb 5 & 7: PRINCE GEORGE & TELKWA, BC – Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is looking for a Farm Manager for the 2019 season!  ABOUT SORRENTO CENTRE FARM Growing, learning, enjoying: The Sorrento Centre Farm “Love your farm… love your ground… Fatten its poorer parts… Heal the washed, torn places… Feed with legumes and soiling crops and fertilizers the barren and gullied patch that needs special attention, nurse it back to life and beauty and fruitfulness… Don’t forget even the forest lands… And so again we say, love your farm. Make it a place of beauty, a place of joyful fruitfulness, an example to your neighbours, a heritage for your children. Make … Continue reading FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager