Tag Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Helen’s Acres Community Farm, Agricultural Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2019

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Helen’s Acres Community Farm in Kelowna, BC is hiring a three Agricultural Workers for the 2019 season! Work outside and get a great tan. Work in a team that gives back to the community and helps build community. The Seasonal Agricultural Worker will work alongside both staff and volunteers to plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, berries, and field crops. Use hand tools, (such as shovels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives). Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products. Other duties include maintaining flower gardens, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Helen’s Acres Community Farm, Agricultural Workers

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019 2 Comments

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BC Timber Goats in Lumby, BC is seeking an apprentice! About BC Timber Goats BC Timber Goats is located on a steep river canyon outside of Lumby BC.  We run 150 head of Mostly Kiko Cross Goats for wildfire fuel mitigation and vegetation management.  Most days are spent hiking and watching goats with a bike and a hockey stick makes a pretty good shepherds hook.  There is a herding dog charlie and soon a few guard dogs.  BC Timber Goats is supported by a network of sheep and goat breeders and those products are sold into the Vancouver Restaurant market. BC Timber … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats

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 JOB: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats, Goat Supervisor/Herder

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2019

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BC Timber Goats in Lumby, BC is hiring a Goat Supervisor/Herder! Would you like to wake up every day and help prevent forest fires, how would you like to spend your days controlling and reversing climate change and improving the environment?  That is everyone’s goal who practices regenerative, sustainable and organic agriculture. Working with BC Timber Goats you can wake up each day and make a quantifiable difference to your community and the environment. About BC Timber Goats BC Timber Goats is a goat-based fuel mitigation and vegetation management goat herd.  We raise kiko X goats and deploy to regional areas … Continue reading FARM JOB: LUMBY, BC – BC Timber Goats, Goat Supervisor/Herder

JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Feeding Growth, Project Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 09, 2019

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Feeding Growth, an initiative that supports progressive food businesses in Vancouver, BC, is hiring a part-time Project Coordinator! We’re looking for someone to help expand and strengthen our community. This is a part-time, hourly position that could complement well another part-time position. And there is a lot of opportunity for growth. Our dream? A caring and easy-going food entrepreneur supporter, a planning and organization wizard, and a “get things done” warrior – all in one person, available from June to December (and likely beyond this if there’s interest).  About Feeding Growth Through community engagement and education activities, the Feeding Growth community of food leaders, … Continue reading JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Feeding Growth, Project Coordinator

FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Bite Me Organics, Orchard Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 06, 2019

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Bite Me Organics in Kelowna, BC is hiring an Orchard Worker for the 2019 season! About Bite Me Organics Richard and Robyn King and family welcome you to our Certified Organic Farm. We grow several varieties of apples including Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Ambrosia, Fuji and Pink Lady. Apples are available from late August to the end of October. The King’s farm has been granted certification through the COABC and PACS as of October 2009. The farm is 11 acres in East Kelowna. Robyn and Richard and family are passionate about growing healthy, nutritious food. Robyn and Richard have been orchardists for over … Continue reading FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Bite Me Organics, Orchard Worker

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 14 acres in Kamloops, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 30, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND: Lone Pine Farm is 34 acres located on Westsyde Rd in Kamloops, adjacent to the Dunes Golf Course. The 20 acres on the west side of the road are beautiful, rolling hills, a grassland/sage ecosystem (currently in the process of being donated to BC Parks) and the 14 acres on the other side of the road, next to the North Thompson river, are arable, fertile, flat fields.  This property has been in the family since the 1920’s and used for a variety of agricultural purposes including cattle, mixed orchard and extensive vegetable garden.  The riverbank area is a corridor for wildlife.  *Side note from Land Matcher, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 14 acres in Kamloops, B.C.

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 29, 2019

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A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC is hiring a Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant for the 2019 season! About A Rocha Farm A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 3 acre mix vegetable production farm. We have a Kubota tractor with a rototiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non profit environmental organization located on a 27 acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a river running through it. A Rocha has programs in sustainable agriculture, environmental education, … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – A Rocha Farm, Sustainable Agriculture & Sale Assistant

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – The Sharing Farm, Farm Interns

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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The Sharing Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking event interns for the 2019 season!  ABOUT The Sharing Farm The Sharing Farm is a not-for-profit community organization that grows organic vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard- working farm events interns for May-August 2019. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. The four-acre farm is situated within Richmond’s Terra Nova Rural Park, located at the west end of Westminster Highway, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – The Sharing Farm, Farm Interns

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – The Sharing Farm, Event Interns

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 28, 2019

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The Sharing Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking event interns for the 2019 season!  ABOUT The Sharing Farm The Sharing Farm is a not-for-profit community organization that grows organic vegetables on donated city lands for the Richmond Food Bank and other community agencies. We are looking for enthusiastic, hard- working farm events interns for May-August 2019. The Sharing Farm is a unique community farm combining the practice of organic farming set within a framework of food justice and food security in the region. The four-acre farm is situated within Richmond’s Terra Nova Rural Park, located at the west end of Westminster Highway, … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – The Sharing Farm, Event Interns