FARM JOBS

Young Agrarians posts opportunities for farm work for new and young farmers.

“The best people we’ve had on our farm have come through the YA website.”

– Britt Arbanas, Lost Savanna Farm (Black Creek, BC) 

FIND A FARM JOB  – Looking to find opportunities on ecological and organic farms across Canada? Check out the blog posts below. Please reach out directly to the farm / organization featured in the post. Don’t see your dream opportunity listed here? Visit the Young Agrarians UMAP for more ways to find farm jobs.

POST A FARM JOB – Got a great job opportunity on your farm? Submit the opportunity to us, and we’ll post it on our blog and social media channels to help spread the word.

Please note that Young Agrarians does not have the capacity to pre-screen jobs opportunities.

For new and young farmers looking for opportunities: Please screen your potential employer to ensure that you are entering into a fair exchange that meets your needs and expectations. Try asking the farm for references of past workers, or ask people in the community if you are unsure.

For farms offering jobs: By posting at Young Agrarians, the expectation is that you are offering a fair and equitable opportunity, that complies with labour regulations (e.g. BC regulations here).

Looking to submit an apprenticeship instead of a farm job? Click here.

Happy farming!


 Job Opportunities

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 01, 2020

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Pilgrims’ Produce, near Armstrong and Vernon, BC, is seeking a Market Garden Farm Worker for the 2020 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE We offer a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts mainly to folks in our local community via: Farmer’s Markets, our own CSA box program, U-Pick as well as other local outlets. Just minutes to Vernon and Armstrong at the base of Eagle Rock cliff face we farm 13.7 acres using a few tractors and lots of man (and woman) power. With 6 high tunnel greenhouses along with field crops, … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker

Apprenticeships: Goodfare, AB – The Homestead

Posted by Kolby Peterson on March 30, 2020

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for an adventure in mixed farming? The Homestead is looking for a farm apprentice starting this spring to join their team. About the Farm  The Homestead is a certified organic farm situated between the arable prairie of the Peace Country and a wilderness that extends all the way to the Pacific Ocean. It was started by Lisa and Donovan Kitt, two young farmers passionate about growing their own food. 2019 was a transformative year for The Homestead. They ‘levelled-up’ and sold their small-scale, off-grid farm to move to Jerry Kitt’s (Donovan’s father’s) farm – … Continue reading Apprenticeships: Goodfare, AB – The Homestead

FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 20, 2020

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High Slope Acres in Smithers, BC is seeking a Carpenter/Farm Helper for the 2020 season! This is a full time position split between two neighbouring businesses / employers. ABOUT High Slope Acres Mountains, lakes, and a cultural community all close by this 80 acre, 2 parcel farm. It is located in the Bulkley Valley, overlooking both Telkwa and Smithers in Northern British Columbia. There is an abundance of wild and cultivated foods, fields, forests, chickens, pets, and the neighbours bees to enjoy. There are some apple trees and raspberries but mostly the 3 acre garden supplies mixed veggies to the local farmers markets … Continue reading FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

Filled ~ FARM JOBS/APPRENTICESHIPS: POWELL RIVER, BC – Hatch A Bird Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 18, 2020

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Hatch a Bird Farm in Powell River, BC is hiring 2 Farm Hand Apprentices for the 2020 season! About Hatch A Bird Farm Hatch A Bird Farm is a 30 acre mixed farm, including a 3 acre market garden with 10,000 square feet of greenhouses, pasture for cows, goats, chickens (layers and broilers) and hogs located inside the City Of Powell River. We sell a large variety of vegetables along with beef, pork, chicken and eggs at our farm gate, local butcher shop, farmers market, and a local grocery store. With the use of 2 tractors, hand … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOBS/APPRENTICESHIPS: POWELL RIVER, BC – Hatch A Bird Farm

FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Island Hothouse, Greenhouse Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 18, 2020

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Island Hothouse in Ladysmith (near Nanaimo) BC is hiring Greenhouse Workers for the 2020 season! About Island Hothouse Island Hothouse is looking for workers to help with out pepper plants. Tasks include tying, pruning and harvesting sweet bell peppers. Wage is $14.00/hr and we will need people available to work through evenings and weekends. Work can start immediately. Our farm is GAP Canada certified as our products are sold through out BC to wholesalers and direct to grocery stores. Desired Qualities Someone who is motivated and eager to learn and improve on job-based skills. Job Tasks Tying, pruning and harvesting while keeping … Continue reading FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Island Hothouse, Greenhouse Workers

FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm, Horticultural Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 15, 2020

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Garnett Hollow Organic Farm in Summerland BC, is seeking a Horticultural Worker for the 2020 season!  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 propagation. We lease 10 acres on a beautiful bench above the property where we grow main crop root veggies, a wide variety of other vegetables, strawberries and rhubarb. We are in … Continue reading FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Garnett Hollow Organic Farm, Horticultural Worker

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Filled ~ FARM JOB: HORNBY ISLAND, BC – Summer Soul Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 13, 2020

This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Summer Soul Farm on Hornby Island, BC is hiring a farm worker for the 2020 season! About Summer Soul Farm Summer Soul Farm is located on idyllic Hornby Island where artists and free thinkers have long made their home. The island is renowned for its natural beauty. “Hawaiian” white sand beaches, awesome mountain biking, music festivals and a sweet hippie culture draw people to this little gem of an island in the Salish Sea. Summer Soul is a small-scale ecological farming enterprise. 2019 was our first earnest growing season and we are ready … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: HORNBY ISLAND, BC – Summer Soul Farm

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 11, 2020

River and Sea Flowers, in Ladner (near Vancouver, BC)  is seeking a Farm Crew Member for the 2020 season! This would be a great job for those looking to learn the ropes to start their own flower farm one day. About River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a certified organic family farm producing cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, 30 km from Vancouver. We grow a huge diversity of flowers and foliage on a one acre field as well as in a few hoophouses. We use a range of hand tools as well as … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

FARM JOBS: MARA, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Vegetable Growers/Packers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 11, 2020

Are you looking for meaningful work?  Are you passionate about food, organic agriculture and environmental sustainability?  Do you love getting your hands dirty and working outdoors?  Wild Flight Farm has a job for you!  We are currently seeking enthusiastic candidates to join our team for the 2020 growing season. About Wild Flight Farm Just over twenty-five years ago, Hermann and Louise started Wild Flight Farm with a vision to produce high quality organic vegetables, care for the land, and provide fulfilling and economically sustainable work for themselves and their employees.  They have seen that vision come to fruition and have … Continue reading FARM JOBS: MARA, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Vegetable Growers/Packers

FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associates

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 09, 2020

Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON, is seeking Farm Associates for the 2020 season! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships and farmer training, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 640 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest. Are you … Continue reading FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associates