Tag Archives: Quesnel

JOB: Mackin Creek Farm, Cariboo Chilcotin, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 17, 2015 1 Comment

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Owned and operated by Cathie Allen and Rob Borsato since 1988. We are looking for an employee to help us finish out the season from mid August to the end of October 2015.  No experience is necessary, but an interest in organic gardening is an asset. There is an opportunity to learn from planting to weeding, weeding to marketing. We will work hands on with employees to ensure understanding of all processes. Mackin Creek Farm is located on the west si de of the Fraser River between the cities of Williams Lake and Quesnel, Both are at least an hour away. Our climate … Continue reading JOB: Mackin Creek Farm, Cariboo Chilcotin, BC

LAND: Market Garden & House for Lease, Quesnel, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on March 18, 2015 3 Comments

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Looking for a keen market gardener to lease a fully-functional 6 acre market garden 30 minutes outside of Quesnel in the beautiful Quesnel River valley. This has been a profitable enterprise for many years but due to health reasons the current owners are not able to continue. The garden is deer-fenced and includes 2 hoop greenhouses, a packing shed with a vegetable washing and grading station, a 12×20 walk-in cooler, and irrigation infrastructure. The Quesnel River valley (and Quesnel itself) is a micro-climate in the Cariboo region, which allows for a large variety of crops. Quesnel has a vibrant farmer’s … Continue reading LAND: Market Garden & House for Lease, Quesnel, BC