FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2019

Twin Lakes Garlic field manager

Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park in Kaleden, BC is seeking a Garlic Field Manager for the 2019 season! About Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park is a 280 acre property in the Kaleden area. Besides the golf course, we operate a 3 acre (currently) garlic farm as well. It is a fairly new venture for us as this will be the third season in growing operation. The field itself sits atop of one of the mountains here with amazing panoramic views of the valley! Here at Twin Lakes, we value our employees as … Continue reading FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

APRIL 29, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Grounded Food Symposium

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2019

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Grounded Food Symposium Hosted by The Valley Food + Farm Collective  When: Tuesday, April 29, 2019, 9am-5pm + Reception 6-8:30 Where: University of the Fraser Valley (33844 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8) + Reception at the Rail District from 6 – 8 PM (2518 West Railway Street).  Tickets: https://www.universe.com/events/grounded-tickets-abbotsford-1BG9XJ  Learn more: http://valleyfoodandfarm.com/grounded/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/369470983644173/ A key strategic priority of The Valley Food + Farm Collective is to connect Fraser Valley farmers, chefs and members of the food and beverage industry to facilitate greater opportunities to bring valley food to our dinner tables. To support this, we’re launching Grounded, the first ever Fraser Valley Food Symposium. … Continue reading APRIL 29, 2019: ABBOTSFORD, BC – Grounded Food Symposium

Alberta Young Agrarians Meet with Agriculture Minister

Posted by Dana Penrice on March 07, 2019

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On March 5th, young farmers from across Alberta came to the Legislature in Edmonton to meet with Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture. In attendance were Blake Hall of Prairie Gold Meats (Red Deer, AB), Ian Griebel of Redtail Farms (Castor, AB), Lilli Klamke of Nature’s Way Farm (Grimshaw, AB), Ryan Mason of Reclaim Urban Organics (Pigeon Lake, AB), Moira Watson of Fork in the Rowed Farm (Lethbridge, AB) and Dana Penrice, Young Agrarians Alberta Program Manager. We met with the minister,  Assistant Deputy Minister Dave Burdek and Ministerial Assistant Epiphany Dober.   Young Agrarians shared some of what we are learning … Continue reading Alberta Young Agrarians Meet with Agriculture Minister

Fredericton, NB: Regenerative Farming Certification seeks applicants 2019

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Regenerative Farming Certification Hayes Farm, Fredericton, New Brunswick Reconnect with the land and community to find your purpose. This is no ordinary program. If you’re looking to see how food justice, food security, and climate issues play out in the real world, this program is for you. Put your knowledge to work in the fields of Hayes Farm, a working farm in the heart of Fredericton. Regenerative agriculture enriches the soil instead of depleting it, respects nature instead of exploiting it, captures carbon instead of releasing it, and supports the interconnectedness of every aspect of our food web and communities. … Continue reading Fredericton, NB: Regenerative Farming Certification seeks applicants 2019

FARM INTERNSHIP: NELSON, BC – Hummingbird Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

Hummingbird Farm

Hummingbird Farm near Nelson, BC is seeking a Farm Intern for the 2019 season! About Hummingbird Farm Hummingbird Farm is certified organic (KOGS#84) and grows food and flowers. We are located in the scenic Slocan valley on the Slocan river, 30 min from Nelson and Castlegar BC. Desired Qualities We are looking for an individual who is hard-working, physically fit, and is enthusiastic about sustainable organic farming. Day to day work is busy, intense, challenging but is also rewarding as we harvest beautiful flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables for 2 grocery stores in nearby Nelson and Castlegar, and the farmers … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: NELSON, BC – Hummingbird Farm

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associate – Educator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON, is hiring a Farm Associate-Educator for the 2019 season. Ignatius Farm is looking for passionate, imaginative, eco-minded individuals to help us care for the Ignatius organic farm. You will help build the Ignatius Farm vision of developing local food systems, innovative crop production, eco-spirituality, community shared agriculture, and education programs. About Ignatius Farm The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not-for-profit charity situated on 600 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, St … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associate – Educator

STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking two dedicated student field hands for the 2019 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city – Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily to high end restaurants in Vancouver and run a 50 member CSA program for … Continue reading STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands

FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Grown Here Farms in Cawston, BC is seeking a permanent Organic Farmer. About Grown Here Farms Organic vegetable production – 40 acres. Tractors. John Deere Potato Digger. Lee Schnucknik Onion Harvester. The farm is non-certified organic. Puritan organic processes High degree of ownership and accountability High quality, organic produce Work ethic Our mission is IMPACT: To touch as many lives as possible with pure, organic, non-GMO produce Desired Qualities Work ethic Responsible Experienced  Excellent problem solver Critical thinking Works with irrigation, tractors and has general organic farm knowledge Wants to make things better   Job Tasks This role is a critical member of … Continue reading FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019

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Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2019 season. About Earth Candy Farm Mixed vegetables, cut flowers, berries, 1 acre garden space. Forest setting, close to town BCS walk behind tractor, hand tools All produce sold at our on-site farm store. Flowers sold through united flower growers auction in Vancouver. We also do a some wedding flowers and make value added products with our produce. The farm is non-certified organic. Our business is committed to providing nutrient dense, affordable food to our local community. We live a totally organic life and this applies to our … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

COMOX VALLEY, BC: Micro Loan Program Looking for Farmers!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019

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The Comox Valley New Farmer Loan and Mentorship Program matches up new farmers that require small loans to purchase farming equipment with lenders and mentors who are interested in supporting local agriculture. Loans made to farmers range from $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000. New farmers are required to have a minimum of one year of farming experience. Participation in the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Network or equivalent would be a bonus! Farmers will be asked to submit a plan as part of their application to show how the loan will increase their crop production and sales. If you are farmer … Continue reading COMOX VALLEY, BC: Micro Loan Program Looking for Farmers!