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FARM JOB: Earth Apple Farm, Part Time Harvester, Abbotsford

Posted by Moss Dance on May 31, 2016

Farm Jobs Earth Apple Farm

About Earth Apple Farm Earth Apple is located at Glen Valley Organic Farm Coop, which is close to the town of Fort Langley, but just inside the border of Abbotsford right beside the Fraser River. The farm is surrounded by river, forest, pasture, fields and is lush with life- wild, cultivated and edible! Earth Apple Farm is Hiring! If you are looking to hone your skills in farming, but only can spare a couple days a week, this job is for you. We are looking for a hard-working, part-time harvester to hire mid-June through the summer and into fall. This … Continue reading FARM JOB: Earth Apple Farm, Part Time Harvester, Abbotsford

Goals, Growing Pains & Going Forward: Earth Apple Farm

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 24, 2015

Earth Apple Farm - Farmers Market Stand

Shirlene Cote farms Earth Apple Farm, formerly in Burnaby and now in Abbotsford, BC. In the beginning of my mentorship I set some goals for the year and beyond. My goal planning was three-fold (1-year, 3-year and 8-year) and ended up being a page long, so I will offer the condensed version. In the first year I aimed to 1) net more income, 2) secure 2-3 feasible plans for relocating to a new stable long-term farm home in one year and 3) develop and adhere to a self-care plan. In the goal planning process I found it challenging to set … Continue reading Goals, Growing Pains & Going Forward: Earth Apple Farm

Business Mentorship Network – Shirlene Cote

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 17, 2015

Earth Apple Farm Fields

Name? Shirlene Cote Where do you farm? Earth Apple Farm, South Burnaby What do you farm? Vegetables and some fruit. What type of business structure is your farm? Sole-Proprietorship What is your land tenure? 5 Year Lease How did you seriously get into farming? I worked for social and environmental NGOs for many years with a focus on food security for much of it. I finally realized the most direct and positive impact I could have locally was to produce something that everyone requires to live and be healthy.  It was important to me to do this in such a way that had minimal impact … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Shirlene Cote