Join us at Golden Ears Farm to see what happens on a certified organic farm over the course of a full season cycle. This farm job is a full-time position throughout the 2017 growing season. About Golden Ears Farm We are a third-generation family farm committed to growing healthy food using organic practices, and living as self sufficiently as we can. We have 34 acres in Secwepemc territory beside the South Thompson River and near a village called Chase. We share our land with our chickens, pigs, dog (soon to bring a puppy home!), bees and three cats. In 2016, 20.4 … Continue reading FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Golden Ears Farm
When: September 10, 2016, 4:00PM-Midnight Join us for Golden Ears Farm’s annual Corn Roast & YA Farm Tour! Golden Ears will deliver on their name and provide delicious sweet corn on the cob – the rest is potluck. There will also be spit-roasted pork available at $5 per person until it runs out. Please bring a dish to share and the table will be set! 4 PM – Farm Tour 6 PM(ish) – Potluck, followed by a Variety Show, music & dancing + silent auction Parking: On the road, along the fenceline, not on the corner. Camping: Folks are welcome to camp in designated spots. Sunday breakfast is each … Continue reading September 10: CHASE, BC – Golden Ears Farm Annual Corn Roast & YA Farm Tour
Celebrate Summer Solstice with Golden Ears Farm and The Metro Gnomes — a gnomely mix of folk music and gypsy jazz tunes! $10 per person Check out the Facebook event here. LOCAL DELICIOUSNESS ON TAP: Crannóg Ales‘ “Suspect Device,” “Backhand of God” & “Handtruck Porter” for $2/cup and Sunnybrae Winery Siegriebe as well!
Golden Ears Farm is looking for one more full-time intern for the 2016 season to complete our crew of four interns plus Tristan and Michelle. About Golden Ears Farm: The internship would be from April 4 to September 30, with a possible extension into October depending on the fall harvest and storage needs. We’re situated next to the South Thompson River in Secwepemc territory, close to the village of Chase. Although the farm sits on 34 acres, the market garden and perennial zone occupy 8 – 16 acres, depending on the season. We also have pigs, laying hens, and cows. The farm … Continue reading Internship: One Spot Away From the Best Season Ever at Golden Ears Farm in Chase, BC!
Join YA for a Farm Tour, Corn Roast & Potluck at Golden Ears Farm in Chase, BC! This is an annual event at Golden Ears Farm – a family farm tradition for over 30 years! Starting last year, we have opened it up to include a YA Farm Tour and Potluck. The farm tour will start by exploring the market garden and carry on to showcase the various animals that we tend. The potluck will start around 6ish with Golden Ears supplying the spit roasted pig ($5 contribution to cover this cost, please) and corn on the cob. Yum! Variety show and … Continue reading SEPTEMBER 12: Golden Ears Farm Annual Corn Roast, Chase, BC
Names? Tristan Cavers, Michelle Tsutsumi, Kelsey Snelgrove, Paul Matheson, Annelise Grube-Cavers Where do you farm? Chase, BC What do you farm? Mixed vegetables from A to Z, with the historical staple crops being sweet corn and strawberries. We also raise animals for our own meat and dairy needs, in addition to selling eggs and pork. What type of business structure is your farm? It has been an informal co-operative for several years in terms of the operations of the business. Technically speaking, it is a sole proprietorship and we are aiming to clarify how to formalize the co-operative over this mentorship … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Golden Ears Farm
This blog post is from our amazing farmer friends at Golden Ears Farm in Chase BC. This crew are rocking the ecological land stewardship on 34 acres and represent four generations on the land. We’re grateful for all of their organizing work over the past couple of years to get Young Agrarians growing in their area. Being a part of the Young Agrarians — South Interior has opened up so many opportunities. In addition to participating in some fantastic potlucks, connecting with an elder farmer will make it possible for us to repair our combine this season! A few years … Continue reading Elder Farmer + Young Farmer = Winning Combination