Blog Category: Jobs

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Three Oaks Farm Manager

Posted by Moss Dance on February 15, 2018

Three Oaks Farm

Three Oaks Farm is seeking a manager for an established 2 acre certified organic farm on the Saanich Peninsula, Vancouver Island. Owner has been farming for 20+ years and would like to take a back seat. Great opportunity for experienced farmhand to step up to management without the difficulties of establishing a new farm. All of our produce is marketed through Saanich Organics via our CSA, restaurants and grocers, and 2 Farmers Markets. Some background on Saanich Organics: We are a group of like-minded, food-security driven, community oriented farmers that have been growing the organic food movement here on Southern … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Three Oaks Farm Manager

JOB: SALMO, BC – Salix and Sedge Lead Farm Assistant

Posted by Emily Jubenvill on February 14, 2018

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ABOUT SALIX AND SEDGE Salix and Sedge is a certified organic farm located in the Salmo Valley, and is owned and operated by Brendan and Cali who began farming in 2015. On about 1.5 acres of land, we produce a large variety of vegetables for our Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program, the Farmers Market, and for some local retailers. Our farm is situated next to a forested wetland ecosystem, and is just on the edge of town. We use a lot of hand tools on the farm, a BCS walk behind tractor, and occasionally a larger yanmar tractor. The Place … Continue reading JOB: SALMO, BC – Salix and Sedge Lead Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – West Enderby Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on February 14, 2018

West Enderby Farm Cauliflower Harvest

West Enderby Farm is a well-established organic vegetable farm in the North Okanagan—they are seeking a farm worker for the 2018 season! ABOUT WEST ENDERBY FARM We are a 41 acre certified organic Farm located on the edge of Enderby in the beautiful North Okanagan. Previously a dairy farm, it was converted to an organic vegetable farm in 2011. We specialise in carrots and also grow beets, cauliflower, broccoli and onions . We now supply over a dozen local retailers and processors. We use tractors for both field preparation and cultivation betwen crop rows, and harvest beets and carrots with … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – West Enderby Farm

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Field Practicum Mentor

Posted by Moss Dance on February 13, 2018

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The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Position Title: Practicum Field Mentor POSITION IDENTIFICATION Position Classification: Miscellaneous Farm Worker Position Title: Practicum Field Mentor Faculty: Land and Food Systems Department The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm Position Number: 30757 POSITION FUNCTION The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) at UBC Farm is a 24-hectare teaching, research and community farm located on the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus. Embodying UBC’s aspiration to be a “living laboratory”, the CSFS at UBC Farm provides experiential learning opportunities for students, community members and the general public and strives … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – UBC Farm Field Practicum Mentor

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC Accreditation Board Director

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 06, 2018

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ABOUT COABC The COABC (Certified Organic Associations of BC) is a non-profit organization that Administers the Organic Agricultural Products Certification Regulation under the Agri-Food Choice and Quality Act of British Columbia. The COABC performs the government-mandated task of accreditation to the organic regulations and is the voice of the organic movement in the province. The COABC is now seeking an Accreditation Board Director. The contract is home- based however proximity to the COABC office in BC is preferred. JOB SUMMARY The Director of the COABC Accreditation Board will: Be responsible for the overall management of the Accreditation Board Supervise the … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC Accreditation Board Director

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on February 02, 2018

Parry Bay Sheep Farm

Parry Bay Sheep Farm near Victoria, BC, is seeking a farm worker for the 2018 season, with the opportunity to progress to farm manager! ABOUT PARRY BAY SHEEP FARM We produce lambs, hay, some grain and meat birds. We operate on multiple properties of leased land in the Victoria area. We operate a slaughterhouse for lambs, do a meat box, go to a farmers market and have a farm store. We wholesale to butcher shops and restaurants. We partner in a lot of these operations with a farm that grows pigs. We are not an organic farm, but try to … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Parry Bay Sheep Farm

FARM JOB: Carstairs, AB – Garden Gnome or Student on Summer break

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 30, 2018

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Happiness By The Acre is a small start-up farm between Didsbury and Carstairs that operates a non-certified organic market garden, orchard, and 125 acres of pasture. We are currently looking for a student, or garden gnome, interested in working on our farm. We deliver product to Calgary and the surrounding area, as well as are opening a trust-based on-farm store in 2018. Primary job duties will revolve around the market garden and orchard. A great deal of the job is weed identification and manual removal; but plenty of opportunities for general labour, washing and bagging vegetables, and chasing cows or … Continue reading FARM JOB: Carstairs, AB – Garden Gnome or Student on Summer break

FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

Posted by Moss Dance on January 30, 2018

Medley Organics

Medley Organics is looking for a F/T Farm worker for the 2018 season! Location: Summerland, BC Duration: From early April to end of October. 30-40hours a week on 5 days. ABOUT MEDLEY ORGANICS Very productive small certified organic farm business on an acre and a half on leased land in beautiful Summerland in the south Okanagan Valley. In my 4th year of operation growing a wide variety of vegetables for the Penticton farmers’ market and some of the great restaurants of the region. JOB DESCRIPTION Looking for a motivated worker that is comfortable working alone and with me on a very … Continue reading FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

YA Alberta Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 25, 2018 2 Comments

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JAN 30. Get your applications in! Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain skills and knowledge that match the ecological values you hold? Are you feeling the farming bug, but not quite ready to take the plunge and launch your own business?  Young Agrarians, Organic Alberta and our network of exceptional mentor farmers are now offering advanced, hands-on apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture. Participants with a serious interest, curiosity and commitment to full-time farming are invited to apply. Our apprenticeships are a full immersion program that puts you into the heart of running a farm business, day in and day out. Our carefully selected … Continue reading YA Alberta Apprenticeship Program

FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on January 19, 2018

Garnett Hollow Organic Farm

Garnett Hollow Organic Farm in Summerland, BC is a vibrant mixed veggie organic farm seeking a Farm Hand to join their team from May to October, 2018! ABOUT GARNETT HOLLOW ORGANIC FARM Garnett Hollow Organic Farm is nestled beside Eneas Creek in Garnett Valley, Summerland, BC. On two acres beside the house, we produce Asparagus and a variety of Leafy Greens in the field and have two greenhouses and hoop tunnels to extend the season for Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumbers and Zucchini as well as for propogation. We lease 10 acres on a bench above the property where we grow main … Continue reading FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm