Tag Archives: Saanich

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Northstar Organics, Blueberry Harvester

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019

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Northstar Organics in Victoria, BC is hiring a Blueberry Harvester for the 2019 season! About Northstar Organics Northstar Organics grows certified organic and transitional-to-organic fruit and vegetables on our 10 acre farm in Central Saanich.  We specialize in greenhouse vegetables; tomatoes, peppers, eggplant and cucumbers as well as blueberries, strawberries and raspberries, and year-around greens such as kale, chard, and fresh salad mixes. We sell at farmers markets in Victoria, wholesale to restaurants and grocery stores, and sell directly to customers. We’re committed to farming organically and sustainably for a healthier, happier community. Our food is safe and nutritious; grown without harmful pesticides … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Northstar Organics, Blueberry Harvester

FARM JOBS: SAANICH, BC – Longview Farms, Multiple Positions Available

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 09, 2019

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Longview Farms in Saanich, BC (Vancouver Island) has job openings for people who are passionate about farming and local food security to join their crew. About Longview Farms Longview Farms is a progressive grower and shipper of a wide variety of Certified Organic fruit and vegetable crops as well as conventional fresh-cut daffodils, daffodil bulbs, pumpkins, hay and grain. We are the largest Certified Organic farm on Vancouver Island and our produce, flowers and bulbs can be found in several local retail stores throughout Vancouver Island and the mainland. Our farm is in the municipality of Central Saanich on Southern Vancouver Island which … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SAANICH, BC – Longview Farms, Multiple Positions Available

WORK/TRADE OPPORTUNITY: 5th WHEEL ACCOMMODATION IN EXCHANGE FOR FARM HELP – SAANICH, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 07, 2019

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY A small farm in Saanich is looking for someone to help out with 10 hours of work per week in exchange for living in a very neat and clean 22′ 5th wheel trailer and a share of produce. The trailer is fully furnished and ideally you would not have many belongings and some farm experience. The farm is close to bus routes, a 10 minute walk to Elk Lake and a 50 minute bike ride from Victoria. In the interest of mutual compatibility, there would be a one week trial period. GET IN TOUCH! Contact Jim at jimipine@gmail.com for more information.

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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The District of Saanich is seeking a part-time temporary Agriculture and Food Security Planner!   About the District of Saanich The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens and is comprised of urban, suburban and rural areas, and 12 diverse neighborhoods. Saanich is known for its progressive initiatives in the areas of Environmental Protection, Climate Change, and Community Planning. Job Tasks Saanich is seeking an Agriculture and Food Security Planner to spearhead the implementation of District’s recently adopted Agriculture and Food Security Plan.  The successful … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – District of Saanich, Part-Time Agriculture and Food Security Planner

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker

Posted by admin on March 15, 2019

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Square Root Farm is a small-scale and very productive veggie farm in Central Saanich. They are seeking a part-time farm worker for the 2019 season!   About Square Root Farm We started farming in 2005. We are certified-organic and much of our growing techniques were developed to fit our small farm footprint. The farm is north of Victoria in Central Saanich on about two acres of rented land in the beautiful Mount Newton Valley. Three other farms operate on the same main property so it’s often busy with people and activity. Most of our work is done by hand with … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Seed and Field Crop Grower, Saanich Organics

Posted by Moss Dance on January 30, 2019

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Saanich Organics is seeking a Seed and Field Crop Grower for the 2019 season! ABOUT SAANICH ORGANICS Saanich Organics is a trio of hard working, dedicated farmers from small to medium certified organic farms who have been working together since 2002. In 2008 we started a seed production arm to compliment our vegetable production and because of the dire need for farmers to keep control of our seed supply. The three farmers come together twice a week during the high season to our packing building located at Northbrook Farm in the Mt Newton Valley. Northbrook is also the location of the … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Seed and Field Crop Grower, Saanich Organics

POSITION FILLED: FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Fickle Fig Farm, Livestock Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

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This position was filled as of April 1, 2019. Fickle Fig Farm in Saanich, BC is hiring a permanent Livestock Farmer!  About Fickle Fig Farm The Fickle Fig Farm is looking to hire a passionate individual to be our livestock farmer. We raise livestock as well as grow annual & perennial vegetables, fruits, flowers and herbs for our year-round farmers market, bakery and bistro in North Saanich. We use our very own produce and ingredients with an added Italian flair. We believe in sustainable farming and only use what is in season. Here at the Fickle Fig we aim to build community … Continue reading POSITION FILLED: FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Fickle Fig Farm, Livestock Farmer

FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: ESTABLISHED GARDEN SPACE AND 2 BEDROOM SUITE, SAANICH BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 17, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND Long Now Farm is a small 3.4 acre farm in Saanich near Elk Lake, 45 minutes by bike from Victoria on the Lochside Trail. The soil is sandy loam and the garden areas have had horse manure, compost and leaf mulch added every year since the garden was established in 2012. All of the garden areas are irrigated with overhead sprinklers, and the exterior fencing of the property is deer proofed. There is also a small building with lots of light for starting and potting which will be available for shared use. The main growing area is 50 … Continue reading FILLED – LAND OPPORTUNITY: ESTABLISHED GARDEN SPACE AND 2 BEDROOM SUITE, SAANICH BC

Business Mentorship Network – Elemental Farms

Posted by Kristen Nammour on April 22, 2018

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Name? Kevin Allen Where do you farm? Elemental Farm in Saanich, BC What do you farm? Mixed vegetables What type of business structure is your farm? Sole proprietorship What is your land tenure? I have a lease arrangement for 4-years at Haliburton Farm, an incubator project of the Capitol Regional District. I’ll have a maximum term of 8 years and have access to shared tools,  infrastructure, and markets to help me establish my farm business.  What inspired you to get into farming? To do meaningful work that is connected to our environment and community. Why did you apply for business mentorship? I’m a … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Elemental Farms

APPRENTICESHIP: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on February 20, 2018

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Little Mountain Farm in Saanich, BC, is seeking a part-time farm apprentice for the 2018 season. ABOUT LITTLE MOUNTAIN FARM Little Mountain Farm is a one-acre mixed vegetable farm located near Mt Doug. We grow intensively on this small scale and do most tasks by hand, our only machinery is a walk behind tiller. We grow primarily for our CSA (or Veggie Box program), which feeds 40-50 families per week over the course of the 26-week season (June-November) as well as one market and small wholesale orders. We use all organic growing practices (though we are not certified organic), and … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm