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Looking to find opportunities on ecological and organic farms across Canada? Check out the Farm Jobs listed below for more information. Please reach out directly to the farm / organization featured in the post. Don’t see your dream opportunity listed here? Visit the Young Agrarians Resource Map for more ways to find farm jobs and apprenticeships.

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FARM JOB: Agassiz, BC – Farm Projects Coordinator, Earthwise Society

Posted by Moss Dance on February 15, 2017

Earthwise Society

Earthwise Society has been a not for profit leader in community-based environmental education for over 30 years. The Society operates a demonstration garden of sustainable landscape practices and organic food production in South Delta. Recently, Earthwise initiated the establishment of a new destination resource located in Agassiz, BC. We have an exciting opportunity for an energetic and articulate individual who is passionate about making a personal contribution to sustainability at the Agassiz site. Reporting to the Executive Director in South Delta, the Farm Projects Coordinator will carry out on-site activities for the development, operation, and maintenance of the Earthwise Farm … Continue reading FARM JOB: Agassiz, BC – Farm Projects Coordinator, Earthwise Society

Farm Job: Enderby – Fre-Da-Ro Farm Worker

Posted by Emily Jubenvill on February 15, 2017

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Fre-Da-Ro Farm is a certified organic farm focusing on ethical and natural mean to raise lamb, beef, chicken, turkeys, eggs, and ancient grains for organic markets. The farm is 167 acres and is located on the beautiful Shuswap River in the North Okanagan community of Enderby. Owner Willem Roell has been farming in this location for over 40 years, focusing strongly on organic farming for the last 17 of those years. Willem is a strong advocate for organic farming, agriculture and livestock. He has been instrumental in developing a vision and bringing methods and infrastructure of organic farming to B.C. … Continue reading Farm Job: Enderby – Fre-Da-Ro Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Chelsey, Ontario – Black Sheep Farm Manager – FILLED

Posted by Moss Dance on February 12, 2017

Farm Job Black Sheep Farm

*** This position has been filled! *** Looking for an exciting and challenging farm job? Black Sheep Farm (Chesley, Ontario, Canada) is hiring a full-time farm manager from May to October, 2017 (~ 25 weeks). Farmer Brenda Hsueh is expecting her first child at the end of April and needs an experienced farmer to make sure the farm plan gets implemented for the year. About the Position Farm production includes a 1 acre market garden producing 30 weekly CSA packages, as well as a small flock of sheep which is intensively grazed. Market garden tasks will include soil blocking for … Continue reading FARM JOB: Chelsey, Ontario – Black Sheep Farm Manager – FILLED

APPRENTICESHIPS: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm, Carstairs, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 10, 2017

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Blue Mountain Biodynamics has up to 6 apprentice positions available for our 2017 season. About the Farm We are a certified biodynamic farm, we grow 4-6 acres of vegetables a year, we raise laying hens, meat birds and hogs, and grow field crops to feed the animals here on farm. We are also seed savers! We run a CSA as well as selling to farmers markets, retails stores, home delivery services and restaurants. We are passionate about producing good, clean and fair food for everyone. About the Apprenticeship Our fist apprentices arrive between April – May (depending on the weather) and stay until … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm, Carstairs, AB

FARM JOB: Pattison Farms, Comox Valley, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 22, 2017

Farm Job Pattison Farms

Pattison Farms is seeking two full time employees for the 2017 growing season (March-October) that would like to learn about small scale vegetable production. Do you have the right stuff? Pattison Farms is a highly successful small to mid-sized certified organic vegetable farm in the Comox Valley using intensive production tools and techniques, innovative business processes and product marketing to many local restaurant and retail customers. We grow an assortment of high quality vegetables and transplants both in field and greenhouse. Applicants must be physically fit and enjoy working outside in all kinds of weather as part of the team, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pattison Farms, Comox Valley, BC

JOB: Snow’s Hillhouse Microfarm & Inn, Nelson, BC

Posted by Emily Jubenvill on January 19, 2017

Green landscape and garden beds at Snow's Hillhouse Microfarm

Garden Manager Snow’s Hillhouse Microfarm and Inn seeks a qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable gardener to oversee small-scale production of food and flowers. The seasonal position begins in March with seed starting and continues through harvest, with hours increasing to 30 hours per week as the growing season gets into full gear. The Gardener will work closely with the property owner to set goals, plan, assign tasks, and prioritize. In addition to at least 2 years of paid garden work, the applicant must have excellent verbal communication and organizing skills, familiarity with permaculture principles, and must be 100% reliable. On-site housing … Continue reading JOB: Snow’s Hillhouse Microfarm & Inn, Nelson, BC

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FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 11, 2017

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is looking for part-time and full-time field hands for the 2017 season! Is this farm job for you? About Zaklan Heritage Farm We are three young farmers running a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min. drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in mixed veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk-behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend one market a week from … Continue reading FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

JOB: Sackville, NB – ACORN Executive Director

Posted by Monica Allaby on January 08, 2017

  Job Opportunity: Executive Director at the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network Since 2000, ACORN has been Atlantic Canada’s key organization for information on organic agriculture and eating organics. From seed to farmer to consumer, ACORN’s talented and dedicated team works to support a unified and effective organic sector throughout the region. ACORN is currently recruiting for a new Executive Director, who will be responsible for leading the organization according to the strategic direction set by our Board of Directors. This is a permanent, full-time career opportunity, based out of Sackville, NB. Who should apply? You are an energetic, focused, and … Continue reading JOB: Sackville, NB – ACORN Executive Director

FARM JOB: Summerland, BC – F/T Farm Worker, Medley Organics

Posted by Moss Dance on December 28, 2016

Farm Job: Medley Organics is seeking  a motivated farm worker with some farm experience to join their team for the 2017 growing season. Position type: F/T Farm worker Location: Summerland, BC Duration: From mid-end April to end of October. 40 hours/week, 5 days/week About Medley Organics Medley Organics is a very productive small farm business on an acre and a half on leased land in beautiful Summerland, in the south Okanagan Valley. I am 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. Two thirds of … Continue reading FARM JOB: Summerland, BC – F/T Farm Worker, Medley Organics

FARM INTERNSHIP: Hope Farm Organics, Prince George, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on December 28, 2016

Hope Farm Organics is a small certified organic farm dedicated to growing nutritious food for the community of Prince George BC, which is about 45 minutes west from the farm. Interns and workers can either stay on farm in a cabin or commute. We pride ourselves on furthering the education of the public on the need and benefits for organic agriculture and showing those who are interested how to make a go at it. We save the majority of our own seed and also participate in plant breeding trials to create new varieties in our unique climate. Our climate (SBSVK) … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Hope Farm Organics, Prince George, BC