Tag Archives: Pemberton

Business Mentorship Network – Alyssa & David, Plenty Wild Farms

Posted by Alyssa Belter on April 03, 2017

Plenty Wild Farms Greenhouses piled with white snow against purple pemberton mountains

We are David and Alyssa of Plenty Wild Farms – we are part of the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Network and are working with Chris Bodnar, our mentor from Close to Home Organics. We feel incredibly fortunate to receive mentorship support – thank you Young Agrarians! The primary goal for our mentorship this season is to prepare Plenty Wild Farms for the birth of our first child in June (model timing, am I right?). In a normal season, Alyssa works full-time on the farm – in the field managing day-to-day operations, at a desk bookkeeping and on the road marketing. Frankly, her … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Alyssa & David, Plenty Wild Farms

FARM JOB: Blue House Organics Farm Manager – Pemberton, BC – POSITION FILLED

Posted by Moss Dance on March 17, 2017

Blue House Organics Farm Manager

Are you an experienced organic farmer looking for a challenge? Help start up a brand new farm in Pemberton as the Blue House Organics Farm Manager! Blue House Organics is a start-up farm, and is seeking a Farm Manager that can prepare a crop plan, marketing plan and execute a business plan with the help of Farm Workers on 18 acres. The idea is to grow vegetables and fruit trees, garlic, etc.  We are aiming for organic certification—and we can accomplish it in 18 months. We offer a competitive salary, bonus and profit-sharing program plus living accommodations and team work spirit. Qualifications/Desirables … Continue reading FARM JOB: Blue House Organics Farm Manager – Pemberton, BC – POSITION FILLED

FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms – Deadline Extended

Posted by Alyssa Belter on December 12, 2016

farm job harvesting carrots plenty wild farm

F/T Farm Job  Location: Pemberton, B.C. Duration: Start of May until mid-October, 2017; ~40 hours/week, 5 days/week About Plenty Wild Farms We are a small-scale, Certified Organic farm in our 5th year of operation. Our focus is on growing a wide variety of high-quality vegetables, which we sell directly from the farm and through local farmers’ markets. We also have a small but steadily expanding flock of Clun Forest sheep. Farm Job Description You are a hard-working, self-motivated person who takes pride in doing their job well. You can work comfortably by yourself or with others in a fast-paced environment. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms – Deadline Extended

Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Plenty Wild Farms

Posted by Alyssa Belter on December 08, 2016

plenty-wild-lambs

We are Alyssa Belter & David Tanner of Plenty Wild Farms in Pemberton, B.C. Our mentor for the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Program was Chris Bodnar of Close to Home Organics. Our original goal for this mentorship was to develop two business plans – one for a livestock/dairy operation and the other for a cheese-making operation – to see if either would be viable and at what scale. Using a template and list of questions we formulated with Chris, we began our research on the livestock/dairy operation – gathering information from online sources, reading books and contacting established farm operations in … Continue reading Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Plenty Wild Farms

FARM JOB: Rootdown Farm Field Staff – Pemberton, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on December 02, 2016

Rootdown Farm Internship

Rootdown Farm in Pemberton, BC has 2 field staff positions available for 2017! Duration: early May till mid October, 2017. Approx. 40 hours/week; 5 days/week (Monday-Friday).  Variability of hours correspond to busy times of the season. (Jun-Aug. ~40+hrs/wk, May, Sept, Oct. ~30-35hrs/wk About Rootdown Farm We are a Certified Organic Farm nestled in the Pemberton Valley among the Coast Range mountains. We grow a variety of vegetables and market them locally to the Pemberton and Whistler communities through a weekly CSA Harvest Box program, restaurants and grocery retailers. We are committed to providing the finest of Pemberton produce and enjoy … Continue reading FARM JOB: Rootdown Farm Field Staff – Pemberton, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC

Posted by Alyssa Belter on April 13, 2016 1 Comment

Plenty Wild Spring Field

Names? Alyssa Belter & David Tanner Where do you farm? Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, B.C. What do you farm? Currently our focus is on growing a wide variety of certified organic vegetables. We also raise a small number of weaner pigs each year and have started a flock of sheep. What type of business structure is your farm? Corporation What is your land tenure? Are there special relationships that allow for this? We own our land, or at least owe the bank for most it. How did you seriously get into farming?  David: After an apprenticeship with Cropthorne Farm I knew farming was for … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC

JOB: F/T Farm Worker, Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC (Position Filled)

Posted by Alyssa Belter on January 05, 2016

Harvesting at Plenty Wild Farm Jobs

Looking for a farm job this summer? Join the rad team at Plenty Wild Farm! Position: F/T Farm Worker Location: Pemberton, B.C. Duration: May 3rd to October 15th, 2016; 40 hours/week, 5 days/week (Tuesday through Saturday) About Plenty Wild Farms: We are a small-scale, Certified Organic farm in our 4th year of operation. Our focus is on growing high-quality vegetables, with approximately 2 acres in production, which we sell through local farmers’ markets and a CSA program. We also raise pastured pigs, which we sell through a pork share program, and are in the process of expanding our small flock … Continue reading JOB: F/T Farm Worker, Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC (Position Filled)

Apprenticeship: Ice Cap Organics, Pemberton BC!

Posted by Kristen Nammour on May 23, 2015

Ice Cap Organics - Fields

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!

JOB: Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC

Posted by Alyssa Belter on March 20, 2015

Plenty Wild Field

Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, mixed-operation farm located in the beautiful Pemberton Valley, close to the Village of Pemberton (less than 5 minutes by car, 10 minutes by bike). Check out an Agrariannaire  interview with Plenty Wild Farms Our primary focus is growing a wide variety of Certified Organic vegetables that we sell through Farmers’ Markets, and a CSA Harvest Box program. We also produce pastured heritage pork that we sell through a Pork Share program. The farm is 10 acres in total, with approximately 3 acres in veggie production. We use a BCS walk-behind tractor for field cultivation while … Continue reading JOB: Plenty Wild Farms, Pemberton, BC

JOB: Rootdown Farm Field Staff, Pemberton, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 25, 2015

Rootdown Farm Field Staff-1

Postion: Farm Field Staff Location: Pemberton, BC Duration: May 4th‐October 30th, 2015. 40 hours/week; 5 days/week. Must be available to work till the end of the season. About Rootdown: We are a Certified Organic Farm nestled in the Pemberton Valley among the Coast Range mountains. We grow a variety of vegetables and raise pastured pigs. All our produce is locally sold in the Pemberton/Whistler communities through restaurants, retailers and a CSA harvest box program. We are committed to providing the finest of Pemberton produce and enjoy good food and hard work. Job Description: Our farm team is responsible for planting, weeding, … Continue reading JOB: Rootdown Farm Field Staff, Pemberton, BC