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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 Resource UMAP for more ways to find farm jobs and apprenticeships.

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FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC: Wild Flight Farm – Organic Vegetable Farm Manager

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 14, 2018

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Wild Flight Farm in Mara, BC, is hiring for an Organic Vegetable Farm Manager for the 2019 season. ABOUT WILD FLIGHT FARM Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre organic market vegetable farm in BC’s North Okanagan and has provided local markets with a year-round supply of organic produce for the past 25 years. We grow a wide variety of vegetables (from Asparagus to Zucchini and everything in between) on 12-15 acres each season. Our mission is to efficiently produce high-quality vegetables and culinary herbs for local markets while providing living wages and career advancement opportunities for 12 employees. Over the years … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC: Wild Flight Farm – Organic Vegetable Farm Manager

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Internship

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 13, 2018

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Do you have an interest ecological agriculture?Join the team at Ignatius Farm in Guelph, Ontario this season! ABOUT IGNATIUS FARM The Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The Farm’s programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. Find out more about Ignatius Farm DESIRED QUALITIES The Ignatius Farm is looking for passionate, imaginative, eco-minded individuals to help us care for our organic farm. You will help build the Farm’s vision of developing local food systems, innovative greenhouse production, … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm Internship

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Field Crop Management Internship, Close to Home Organics

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 09, 2018

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Close to Home Organics in Abbotsford is looking for a Field Crop Management Intern for the 2019 season!  About Close to Home Organics Our farm propagates, grows, harvests, packs and markets certified organic berries, fruit and vegetables. We sell these through direct-to-consumer outlets including farmers markets and a community shared agriculture program as well as wholesaling to bakeries and distributors. We are located at Glen Valley Organic Farm Co-op in Abbotsford, on the Fraser River flood plain. We are a 7-acre certified organic farm that produces berries and vegetables of outstanding quality for local customers. We place a high value on … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Field Crop Management Internship, Close to Home Organics

APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 09, 2018

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Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out The Quarry Farm on Salt Spring Island! About The Quarry Farm The farm is 35 acres of varied topography (forest; valleys; ponds; wetland) with approx. 2 acres cleared and cultivated (vineyard; orchard; 30X100 greenhouse; irrigated gardens). We have a 25 hp JD tractor; a Honda rototiller; a pick-up truck; a 70 excavator; a small dump truck. We are planning a 25 share CSA program for 2019 in our neighbourhood. In the past we sold produce to restaurants in town and the farm stand.  We grow organically and plan to apply for organic … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position

YA Apprenticeship: Steel Pony Farm – Red Deer, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 07, 2018

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Photo: 2017 Steel Pony Apprentice, MacKenzie, and 2018 Steel Pony Apprentice, Julie Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a vegetable farm? Are you wanting to learn about market gardening and lean farm management? Steel Pony Farm is offering a unique apprenticeship, join their team! About the Farm Steel Pony Farm is a 7 acre market garden which grows a diversity of vegetables for a CSA program and for wholesale. Mike Kozlowski grows his veggies with an emphasis on soil health and high nutrient density.  Steel Pony is located on the Tamara Ranch just south of Red Deer … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship: Steel Pony Farm – Red Deer, AB

YA Apprenticeship: Nature’s Way Farm – Grimshaw, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 06, 2018

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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? Peter and Mary Lundgard and their farm manager Lilli Klamke (a fellow young farmer herself) are excited to provide you with a meaningful apprenticeship experience in your path to becoming a farmer. About the Farm Nature’s Way Farm, a 640 acre farm close to the banks of the Peace River in northern Alberta. Covered by aspen, birch, spruce, pine, and willow shelter belts, this farm provides wildlife habitat for moose, deer, beaver, … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship: Nature’s Way Farm – Grimshaw, AB

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YA Apprenticeship: Redtail Farms – Castor, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 05, 2018

Photo by Jens Gerbitz . 2018 Farm Apprentice Karel and Rusty on the Farm Are you an aspiring farmer, rancher or grazier looking to gain the hands-on skills and experience? Are you feeling like you’re not quite ready to start your own business yet but want to keep the dream moving along? Retail Farms is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Redtail Farms is located 3 kilometers south of Castor, Alberta, on a rich mix of rejuvenated grasslands and wetlands.  Ian Griebel and Dana Blume (young farmers themselves) are building on the legacy of Ian’s parents, … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship: Redtail Farms – Castor, AB

WORK TRADE FOR ACCOMMODATION: DUNCAN, BC at Kinsol Valley Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on November 30, 2018

Looking for farm accommodation for work trade? Kinsol Farm in the beautiful Cowichan Valley might be the right fit for you! ABOUT KINSOL VALLEY FARM Kinsol Valley Farm is 12 acres, pasture, vegetable and herb production, orchard, wood lot and boggy bottom land. We are about 12 km south west of Duncan, rural, gravel road, poor cell reception peaceful and quiet. We have been expanding the last couple of years and are needing more help this coming year. I am a builder by trade and have taken the farm from bush to what it is now over the last 35 years. At present … Continue reading WORK TRADE FOR ACCOMMODATION: DUNCAN, BC at Kinsol Valley Farm

INTERNSHIP: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm Internship & Summer Job

Posted by Moss Dance on November 20, 2018

Fresh Roots is offering a Schoolyard Farm Internship that will lead into a full time summer job for the 2019 season. ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Fresh Roots stewards 1/2-acre market gardens on school grounds across the lower mainland. Its fields produce good food for the community, empower youth through vocational skills development, and serve as hands-on outdoor classrooms for over 5000 students each year. This internship will be based out of our East and South Vancouver farm sites. Everyone should have access to healthy food, soil, and community. Fresh Roots enacts this vision by cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Schoolyard Farm Internship & Summer Job

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Seed Grower and Field Crop Manager, Saanich Organics

Posted by Moss Dance on November 19, 2018

Saanich Organics is seeking a Seed Grower and Field Crop Manager for the 2019 season! ABOUT SAANICH ORGANICS Saanich Organics is a trio of hard working, dedicated farmers from small to medium certified organic farms who have been working together since 2002. In 2008 we started a seed production arm to compliment our vegetable production and because of the dire need for farmers to keep control of our seed supply. The three farmers come together twice a week during the high season to our packing building located at Northbrook Farm in the Mt Newton Valley. Northbrook is also the location … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Seed Grower and Field Crop Manager, Saanich Organics