JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS BC LAND MATCHERS

Posted by Sara Dent on June 25, 2018

Young Agrarians Land Matchers

Young Agrarians BC is hiring land matchers! 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 with farmland owners who have land to lease. If … Continue reading JOB: YOUNG AGRARIANS BC LAND MATCHERS

APPRENTICESHIP: COURTENAY, BC – Lost Savanna Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on July 18, 2018

Kris at Lost Savanna Farm with grassfed cows

Are you interested to learn about organic pasture raised meat production? Lost Savanna Farm is looking for an apprentice to join our team starting immediately until the end of October. ABOUT LOST SAVANNA FARM Our 73 acre Certified Organic, Certified Demeter farm is devoted to raising animals on pasture to produce the highest quality meat (chicken, pork and beef) and eggs. We sell our meat primarily through a 60 member monthly meat CSA and at the farmers market on Saturdays. The farm is a diverse mix of pasture, silvopasture, forest, permaculture orchard, household garden, ponds and wetlands. We are not … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: COURTENAY, BC – Lost Savanna Farm

Farmer Podcast Club: 145: Corinna and Kurt Bench of Shared Legacy Farms on Creating a Marketing and Retention System on the CSA Farm

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 17, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 145: Corinna and Kurt Bench of Shared Legacy Farms on Creating a Marketing and Retention System on the CSA Farm- Chris Blanchard’s Farmer to Farmer Podcast Released Nov 16, 2017 Corinna and Kurt Bench raise a little under ten acres of certified organic vegetables at Shared Legacy Farms in Elmore, Ohio. With 400 CSA shares and a 78% retention rate, Corrinna and Kurt have created a values-based business on family land that is supporting them in their tenth year of business. We take a deep dive into how Corinna and Kurt … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 145: Corinna and Kurt Bench of Shared Legacy Farms on Creating a Marketing and Retention System on the CSA Farm

Our New Columbia Basin Coordinator is Seeking Your Input on Events

Posted by Brittny Anderson on July 16, 2018

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Meet your Columbia Basin Program Coordinator, Brittny Anderson Brittny Anderson grew up in the Columbia Basin. She is excited to join the Young Agrarians team and work with farmers around the region. Brittny became deeply passionate about food systems while working as an intern at Bija Vidyapeeth (Earth University) Vandana Shiva’s Biodiversity Conservation Farm in India. Since her internship, she has earned her M.Sc. in Environmental Science and Policy, worked for local governments (RDCK, Town of Creston, City of Cranbrook) and is an entrepreneur. In her free time Brittny loves to garden, cook, hike with her dog and spend time … Continue reading Our New Columbia Basin Coordinator is Seeking Your Input on Events