Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island for 2018? Check out Amara Farm in the Comox Valley! 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 1.25 acres of vegetables, 1 acre of blueberries for harvest and U-pick, and 0.25 acre of asparagus. We utilize five hoop houses—two of which are movable—for year-round vegetable growing, seedling propagation, and hot crop production. Our produce is sold through a 150 share CSA, at farmers market, and to restaurants. … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Courtenay, BC – Amara Farm 2018 positions
Vilicus Farms is a first generation, nationally recognized organic, dryland crop farm located in northern Hill County, Montana. Established in 2009, Vilicus Farms grows a diverse array of heirloom and specialty grains, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops within a 5+year rotation on 5,600 acres. Vilicus Farms practices advanced land stewardship at a scale that matters. While the term is negotiable, Vilicus Farms Apprenticeship is intended to be a multi-season training and mentoring program that immerses highly motivated young professionals in organic farm operation and management – a journey that ultimately ends in farm ownership. Doug and Anna understand the challenges … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: Havre, MT – Vilicus Farms
Are you an aspiring farmer looking to take your learning to the next level? Are you struggling with figuring out how we can scale up regenerative farming, mitigate climate change and feed the world? Meet Doug Crabtree and Anna Jones-Crabtree. At Vilicus Farms they are offering a unique opportunity for aspiring farmers to apprentice in organic, dry land farming in Havre, Montana. Learn the ins and outs of organic farming and explore the potential of managing a regenerative, resilient, profitable farm business. Vilicus Farms has two formal Apprenticeship opportunities with a third in development: 1. New Agrarian Immersion Experience: Intensive immersion into day-to-day organic … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Vilicus Farms – Havre, Montana
Earth Temple Gardens has an opening for an apprentice who is interested in organic farming, has a friendly and cheerful personality, a sense of humour, loves food, and is motivated with lots of energy. Position: Organic Farm Apprenticeship with accommodation, food, stipend, more (See below) Organization: Earth Temple Gardens Location: Argenta BC (North of Nelson BC) About Temple Earth Gardens: Located at the North end of Kootenay Lake, we are a young farm now entering our fourth season. We sell our certified organic produce made up of mixed vegetables, directly to wholesale clients with a retail custom box delivery program and we participate in the Kaslo … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Earth Temple Gardens, Argenta, BC
Young Agrarians & SOLEfood Co-Founder Launches New Farm on Vancouver Island, BC Salt & Harrow is a 37-acre, certified organic farm. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, producing over 50 varieties of vegetables, fruits, legumes and herbs. The Farm sits along French Creek and the historic E & N Railway on Vancouver Island, British Columbia in the Qualicum First Nation Territory. Nestled in the rain shadow of Mount Arrowsmith, the farm receives more sunshine than most other parts of Vancouver Island. This has led many locals to refer to the area as the “banana belt.” Darcy Belsher and Seann Dory founded Salt & Harrow in … Continue reading SALT & HARROW FARM: Seasoned Producer Takes on New Land
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Are you interested in starting your own organic vegetable farm? Want to learn the ins and outs from a successful organic vegetable farm? We are a family farm in our 7th year of growing vegetables in the Pemberton Valley selling through 100 weekly local CSA’s and to Vancouver Farmers Markets on weekends. We are managing 7 acres this year. We also have 12 pigs, 99 laying hens, and meat birds. There are 1-2 apprenticeship positions available, either a couple or a single. We offer room and board, a generous stipend, and all of our knowledge. Apprenticeship runs from May until … Continue reading Apprenticeship: Ice Cap Organics, Pemberton BC!