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FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Hill House Farm

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 30, 2017

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Hill House Farm is looking for a qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable gardener to oversee small-scale production of food and flowers and do yard maintenance, starting June 5th. This seasonal position generally begins in March with seed starting and continues through harvest, with hours increasing to 20-30 hours per week as the growing season gets into full gear. The Garden Manager will work closely with the property owner to set goals, plan, assign tasks, and prioritize. In addition to at least 2 years of paid garden work, the applicant must have excellent verbal communication and organizing skills, familiarity with permaculture principles, and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nelson, BC – Hill House Farm

JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Nanaimo Foodshare Student Summer Positions

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 30, 2017

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Nanaimo Foodshare Society is hiring for the following positions: Food and Gardening Skills Program Assistant, Homegrown Program Assistant, Summer Kitchen Program Assistant 2017, and Summer Lunch Munch Program Assistant 2017 Food and Gardening Skills Program Assistant This position is being funded under the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) initiative. To be eligible for this position, you must be between 15 and 30 years of age on the start date of the job. You also must have been a full-time student during the previous academic year and be intending to return to full-time studies in the next academic year. You also must be a Canadian … Continue reading JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Nanaimo Foodshare Student Summer Positions

FARM JOB: Blueberry Packing Line, Ruby Red Farms, North Saanich BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 25, 2017

Ruby Red Certified Organic Blueberry Farm

Packing Line Staff – Organic Blueberry Farm Ruby Red Farms is hiring staff for its blueberry packing line. Work includes inspection of berries, packing of pint blueberries and packing of bulk berries in 5 and 10 pound boxes. This job requires a sustained effort of repetitive tasks. The environment is friendly and sociable. The packing house will run 3 to 4 shifts per week. Additional shifts might be required during peak times. Both full and part time positions are available. Preference is given to candidates looking for full time work for 3 or 4 days per week. In the early … Continue reading FARM JOB: Blueberry Packing Line, Ruby Red Farms, North Saanich BC

FARM JOB: PITT MEADOWS, BC – Blue Magic Greenhouses Ltd.

Posted by Moss Dance on May 08, 2017

Blue Magic Greenhouses is hiring

Summer Student Position – Cut Flower Farm Blue Magic Greenhouses Ltd. is a second generation family owned and operated farm in Pitt Meadows, BC. We grow on 12 acres and are passionate about growing high quality cut flowers. Most of the work is done by hand including planting bulbs, weeding, picking and bunching flowers but mechanization is sought out wherever possible in our modern facilities. We use a mixture of field and greenhouse production to optimize growing space and quality including: rolling glass greenhouses, poly greenhouses, hoop houses and shade structures. We employ integrated pest management, composting, soil amendments, crop … Continue reading FARM JOB: PITT MEADOWS, BC – Blue Magic Greenhouses Ltd.

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

Posted by Moss Dance on March 06, 2017

Manna Farm

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

Square Root Fields

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