About Manna Farm Manna Farm is located in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, providing a year round, full diet, free choice CSA (Community Shared Agriculture) program. We currently produce organic vegetables, fruit, seeds, nuts, grains, beans, eggs, meat birds (chicken and turkey), and Big Leaf maple syrup. We hope to include organic mushrooms, pork, and grass-fed beef and dairy in the near future. We believe each component of our farm contributes to each other and aim for a closed circle operation. We grow for our CSA members, our local Farmers’ Market and for select local grocers and restaurants. Owned … Continue reading FARM JOB: Farm Hand(s) at Manna Farm – Cowichan Valley, BC
Join us for a farm tour & potluck at Alderlea Farm! Alderlea is a mixed Biodynamic farm with a CSA market garden and a farm-to-table cafe. Farmers John & Katy Elrich are inviting Young Agrarians of all ages (young at heart, young in age, etc.) to tour their amazing farm, followed by a potluck and Q&A session. When: Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 6:00-9:00PM Where: Alderlea Farm – 3390 Glenora Rd, Duncan, BC (map) Check out the event on Facebook! About Alderlea Farm Alderlea Farm and Cafe is a owned and managed by Katy and John Ehrlich and began in 2003. Currently, they grow produce for their CSA, … Continue reading July 6: Alderlea Farm Tour & Potluck, Duncan, BC
APPLICATION PERIOD NOW CLOSED Steel Pony Farm is looking for a few good hands this summer to help bring the magic of local food to eaters in Red Deer. They’re looking for positive, physically strong, and self-starting people to work on all farm tasks with farm owner Mike Kozlowski. No gardening or farm experience is required, but a good work ethic is a must. Positions start near the beginning of May and can run until the end of August (for college/university students), or the end of October. Duties include transplanting, weeding, harvesting and packing, and there are a lot of other tasks that … Continue reading JOB: Steel Pony Farm, Red Deer, AB
For the 2015 season Crickhollow Farm is offering a Garden Internship on their farm. During the internship you will learn how to keep a half acre biodynamic market garden and CSA. The internship includes working with the following: Annual vegetable production Perennial herb garden Direct seeding and transplanting Weeding and bed management with crop rotation and cover cropping Practice using biodynamic preparations, the planting calendar and appreciating the farm as an individuality Marketing Harvest for weekly farmer’s market and CSA pickup Plant and pest identification The Farm: We have 50 acres of field, hedgerows and woods and are cooperating with our … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Crickhollow Biodynamic Farm, Neustadt, ON
Seeking an apprentice for the 2015 growing season, from May through October. Slow Train Farm is small family farm which grows over an acre of vegetable crops and staple foods for their family. Their primary markets are the Quesnel and Williams Lake Farmers’ Markets and a weekly CSA vegetable bin delivery in Williams Lake. Time is split between garden tasks and ongoing construction projects, many of them using techniques such as cob, earthbag and cordwood. This year they also hope to begin a riparian management project along the Fraser River. As the home is still under construction, interns will be … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Slow Train Farm, Williams Lake, BC
Zócalo Organics is seeking motivated, humble, and passionate individuals to join us this coming season at our organic community farm. Position: Farm Intern/ Learning Exchange Type: Internship with food, accom., stipend (see below) Website: zocaloorganics.ca Location: in Hillsburgh, Ontario. Close to Guelph, Fergus, Orangeville, and Erin, and 1 hour from Toronto. We offer several Internship/Volunteer positions: Our FULL SEASON internship program runs from April 12-November 21. This is the most beneficial of our programs for aspiring farmers and special care will be taken to offer an enriching learning experience for these individuals. This includes a monthly stipend of $250. Both beginners and experienced applicants will be considered for this position. … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Zocalo Organics, Hillsburgh, Ontario
The Vancouver Urban Farming Society is hosting a CSA Talk Shop on March 18. Are you starting your first CSA operation? Or maybe you want to improve your CSA management? Gain new customers? Improve efficiency? This CSA “talk shop” is an opportunity for urban farmers, new and established, to come together to talk about CSAs. Share your best practices, worst mistakes, and learn from others. Network, learn, share, and have fun! Discussion will be facilitated, but participants will be encouraged to lead the conversation in directions that are helpful for them. You will leave with ideas on how to improve your … Continue reading CSA Talk Shop – Vancouver Urban Farming Society
Hoe Down CSA at Tulaberry Farm is a small organic vegetable operation within a larger family farm in the Slocan Valley. We grow a wide variety of vegetables and herbs and market them through a CSA program and farmer’s market in Nelson. We are looking for an apprentice for the 2015 season! I’m Kate Rustmeyer – Hoe Down farmer. I have a background in liberal arts and community healthcare, but my real passion is growing and sharing food. I got my start in the agricultural world through a CRAFT internship in Ontario, where I fell in love with farm life. … Continue reading Kootenays: Hoe Down Apprenticeship!
BC market gardener Jordan Marr, who occasionally writes about himself in the third person, just inked a post about how he keeps track of a fairly complicated CSA distribution system. Plus: tips for bagging your veggies.