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FARMSHARE: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on November 02, 2017

Little Mountain Farm

Hello! I run Little Mountain Farm http://www.littlemountainveggies.ca/, a 1-acre non-certified organic mixed vegetable farm and I am looking for a fellow farmer to share the land with for the 2018 season. Sales are primarily through a CSA (I currently harvest 50 shares/week, though this would likely be expanded with the addition of another vegetable farmer!), as well as one farmers market. About Little Mountain Farm Little Mountain Farm has 1 acre currently cultivated and has been farmed for the past 4 seasons, with all infrastructure in place (irrigation, fencing etc) and pretty lovely soil! I am looking to make about 1/2 of it … Continue reading FARMSHARE: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm

OCT 14: MCBRIDE, BC: Kakwa Ecovillage Open House & Harvest Feast

Posted by Moss Dance on October 10, 2017

Kakwa Ecovillage

Kakwa Ecovillage Cooperative invites potential farmers to join us for our annual Open House and Harvest Celebration to our farm Cooperative. We are a 540 acre mixed use organic methods farm. We have large vegetable gardens, small orchard of 35 apple, plum and Evans cherry trees, plus 7 berry varieties and a herd of 20 alpacas. There are several participation options available, including: short to long-term lease and full coop membership. About the Annual Harvest Feast and Open House We ask that folks arrive by 10am on Saturday. The feast meal begins at 2pm on Sat. Please bring a dish … Continue reading OCT 14: MCBRIDE, BC: Kakwa Ecovillage Open House & Harvest Feast

THIS WEEKEND: Peace Country Farmer Mixer!

Posted by Moss Dance on September 19, 2017

Peace Country Farmer Mixer

This weekend something special is coming to the Peace Region. On September 23, the Peace River Organic Producers Association and Young Agrarians will be hosting their first ever Peace River Farmer Mixer. The event will include presentations focusing in on the topic of “Sharing Your Farm’s Story” and networking at the Goodfare Hall beginning at 9:30 with farm tours to follow. According to event organizer Donovan Kitt, “We picked those speakers because we wanted to have topics that are relevant to everyone whether you’ve been in the business for a while or you are just considering getting into farming or market … Continue reading THIS WEEKEND: Peace Country Farmer Mixer!

INTERNSHIP: Courtenay, BC – Amara Farm – POSITION FILLED

Posted by Moss Dance on August 14, 2017

Amara Farm

—- POSITION FILLED! —- Amara Farm in K’ómoks Territory (Courtenay, BC) is seeking a farm intern for the Fall season this year—learn and grow on an organic farm is also a member of the Merville Organics Growers’ Co-operative. About Amara Farm Amara Farm is a 26 acre certified organic farm located about 6 km north of Courtenay, BC. We have two cleared fields surrounded by a buffer of forest. We grow vegetables on one acre and have one acre of blueberries for harvest and U-pick. We utilize five hoop houses for year-round vegetable growing, seedling propagation, and hot crop production. We keep a … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Courtenay, BC – Amara Farm – POSITION FILLED

Dec 1: Lillooet, BC – Farm Workshop – Making a Profit on One Acre or Less

Posted by Moss Dance on November 25, 2016

Farm Workshop

Join us for an afternoon farm workshop that will help you create a profitable smalll-scale agricultural venture – and show you how to make your existing farm more profitable. You will also learn about efficient farm design, crop planning, growing techniques, record keeping and more. This workshop is ideal for: New and veteran food producers Ranchers who also grow food for sale Gardeners wishing to grow commercially Farm Workshop Details Thursday December 1, 2016 1:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m. P’egp’íg7lha Centre, T’it’q’et Seating is limited and reservations are required. Contact lillooetagricultureandfood@gmail.com or call 250 256-9273 to reserve your spot . Workshop Presenter: Scott Bell … Continue reading Dec 1: Lillooet, BC – Farm Workshop – Making a Profit on One Acre or Less

SUMMER 2017: Organic Market Garden Intensives, Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 12, 2016

The world is starved for people able to enrich the planet while improving soil and human ecology. You’ve dreamed of making a livelihood growing food and raising livestock, but are unsure of how to take the next step. This summer at LINNAEA FARM we offer a week long program to inoculate you with ideas and techniques to get your garden growing! TWO DATES: July 8 – 15 OR August 11-18 WHERE: Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC TOPICS COVERED: Sense of Place, phenology, planning & marketing, seed sowing and saving, record keeping, animal husbandry, compost & making the most of soil, pests & weeds, practical … Continue reading SUMMER 2017: Organic Market Garden Intensives, Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC

INTERNSHIP: The BeetBox Market Garden, Buckingham, QC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 23, 2015

The BeetBox Field View

Position: Organic Farm Intern Type: full-time internship with accom., monthly stipend, more (see below) Organization: The BeetBox Market Garden http://thebeetbox.ca Location: Buckingham, Quebec About the Farm: Located 3 minutes from Buckingham, QC, The BeetBox (La Boîte à Bettes) is a burgeoning certified organic, small-scale, intensive market garden only 40km from Ottawa/Gatineau. In this second year since launching, we are expanding and hiring two farm interns. Both interns will be working alongside David Mazur-Goulet, The BeetBox’s owner and farmer. One intern will have room and board provided for while the other intern will commute to the farm by their own means. Interns’ monthly stipend will vary accordingly, … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: The BeetBox Market Garden, Buckingham, QC

Rock Star Farmer Tour with Curtis Stone: Langley, Feb 21

Posted by Sara Dent on January 09, 2015

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Profitable (urban) Farming On Less Than An Acre – Click Here for Workshop Tickets Saturday, February 21, 2015: 10am-6pm, Cost $75 Location: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Langley Campus – Auditorium, 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, V3A 8G9, BC Proceeds support Young Agrarians to grow programs in 2015! In true Young Agrarians style, please bring a potluck dish to share and tools to eat with. Coffee, tea, water will be provided. Please bring a mug or container for hot beverages and / or water. Is it possible to make a good living on less than an acre of land? Learn how you can farm on just … Continue reading Rock Star Farmer Tour with Curtis Stone: Langley, Feb 21