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FARM JOB: Farm Hand(s) at Manna Farm – Cowichan Valley, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on March 06, 2017

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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

JOB: 5 Full-Time Positions Open at Wild Flight Farm, Mara, BC

Posted by Michelle Tsutsumi on April 28, 2016

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Position: Organic Market Garden Grower/Packer Duration: Late April to early November 2016 Must be able to commit to working full-time to the end of October. Description: The work varies from week to week but will include transplanting, weeding, harvesting, and preparation of produce for market. Experience is an asset but we are happy to train people with a positive attitude who are keen to learn new skills. This work is best suited for people who are: physically fit enjoy working outdoors are comfortable bending down and kneeling for extended periods of time are alright getting their hands dirty enjoy working as part of a … Continue reading JOB: 5 Full-Time Positions Open at Wild Flight Farm, Mara, BC

JOB: Heritage Farm Coordinator, The Grist Mill & Gardens, Keremeos, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on March 31, 2016

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The Grist Mill and Gardens at Keremeos is a twelve acre provincial historic site that features spectacular heritage gardens (both ornamental and vegetable), fascinating heritage buildings and the only working waterwheel-powered flour mill in Western Canada. We also have a small restaurant, gift shop and campground and host a large number of special events through the season. Heritage agriculture plays a very important role on site, both for the interesting and unusual heritage varieties we collect, grow and research as well our unique opportunity to educate through public access to our gardens and the many markets for our primary and … Continue reading JOB: Heritage Farm Coordinator, The Grist Mill & Gardens, Keremeos, BC

JOB: P/T Farm Help, Square Root Farm, Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 30, 2015

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Square Root Farm is hiring one more part time team-member to round out our crew this year. Our farm is entering it’s 10th season of production on our two-acre field just north of Victoria in Central Saanich. We are certified-organic and much of our growing techniques are adapted to our small farm footprint, which means most of the work is done by hand with care and precision.  Harvesting, weeding and planting are all done by hand, but we use tractors and other small equipment for the heaviest jobs like soil cultivation. Our farm is small, but we concentrate on efficient … Continue reading JOB: P/T Farm Help, Square Root Farm, Central Saanich, BC

Young Agrarians Program Coordinator

Posted by Sara Dent on September 19, 2014

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BC Young Agrarians Young Agrarians (YA), a partnership with FarmFolk CityFolk, is focused on growing the next generation of ecological farmers in BC. YA is an online and offline network strategy to engage new and potential entrants into agro-ecology. Our main activities are: events, educational workshops, land linking, business mentorship and online community engagement. Contract Description We are looking for a dynamic individual who is capable of taking a leadership role while working within a tight timeframe. The primary focus of this position will be to coordinate land linking and business mentorship network activities. This position will be supported and … Continue reading Young Agrarians Program Coordinator

Armstrong, BC: Organic Pork Farm Manager Position

Posted by Sara Dent on September 03, 2014 1 Comment

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Farm Manager for our Organic Pork Production Farm in Armstrong, BC Our farm is a small, successful certified organic operation where we pasture raise pigs from farrow to finish, on to processing and direct sales to consumers and restaurants. We require an individual (or couple) who has a desire to become an integral part of our operation – someone who will take on all areas of responsibility related to the farm as if it were their own. DUTIES: Will include all aspects of animal care and husbandry with our pigs (and some cattle), feed processing, equipment/pasture/yard maintenance and repair, irrigation … Continue reading Armstrong, BC: Organic Pork Farm Manager Position

Job Posting – Bistro Garden Manager – Summerhill Pyramid Winery/Sunset Organic Bistro

Posted by Sara Dent on August 13, 2014

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Looking for an enthusiastic, organic veggie grower to manage a half-acre bistro garden on-site at the Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna, BC. The ideal person will have some experience growing market variety vegetables using organic and permaculture methods. (If you have little experience, but are open to mentorship and learn quickly, please apply!) Also, some familiarity with biodynamic growing methods is helpful, but not required. Duties include: planning crop rotation, starting seedlings in greenhouse, managing irrigation schedules, planning soil amendments/organic fertilization, bed prep, weeding, seeding, harvests, coordination with chefs/bistro menu. The position starts March 1st, 2015 and ends at the … Continue reading Job Posting – Bistro Garden Manager – Summerhill Pyramid Winery/Sunset Organic Bistro

Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Sara Dent on May 30, 2014

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Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm is seeking an Assistant Director, Operations. This individual will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of daily operations and business development initiatives at the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm, with the overarching goal to maintain organizational effectiveness and achieve financial sustainability. The responsibilities include oversight over short-term and long-term plans via efficient and responsible management of the Centre’s financial, human and physical resources. The closing date for this posting isSaturday, June 14th. Please distribute widely. Full details at: http://ubcfarm.ubc.ca/about/current-openings/   … Continue reading Job posting: Assistant Director, Operations, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC

Cropthorne Farm is Hiring – Delta, BC

Posted by Sara Dent on April 10, 2014

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Positions Farm Hand (2) 1 from May-December, 1 from June-October Location Ladner, BC Job Description You would be a self motivated, results orientated person with a positive attitude who can work comfortably in a fast paced farm environment. You would enjoy being outside, working as a part of a team, doing various farm related tasks and like to get your hands dirty and enjoy an honest days work. Some of your responsibilities will include:  propagation: seeding/planting/transplanting  weeding vegetables by hand or with tools  harvesting, washing, bagging vegetables  general farm maintenance  care of greenhouse crops: winding/pruning/picking  packing CSA boxes  other duties … Continue reading Cropthorne Farm is Hiring – Delta, BC

Job: Wild Flight Farm, Mara BC

Posted by Sara Dent on April 04, 2014

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Position: Organic Market Garden Grower/Packer at Wild Flight Farm Duration: Late April to early November 2014 Must be able to commit to working full-time to the end of October. Description: The work varies from week to week but will include transplanting, weeding, harvesting, preparation of produce for market. Experience is an asset but we are happy to train people who are keen to learn new skills. This work is best suited for people who are: physically fit enjoy working outdoors are comfortable bending down and kneeling for extended periods of time are alright getting their hands dirty enjoy working as … Continue reading Job: Wild Flight Farm, Mara BC