Tag Archives: Vancouver Island

Feb 28, 2019: SAANICH, BC: Farmer2Farmer Gathering

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 12, 2019

Farmer2farmer

Farmer2Farmer is an annual event for farmers and growers of the capital region. This gathering is an opportunity for networking, community building, and capacity building. When: February 28, 2019, 11am-5pm Where: Saanich Fairgrounds 1436 Stellys Cross Rd, Brentwood Bay Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/farmer-2-farmer-2019-tickets-55090583418 Learn More: http://farmer2farmer.ca/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2210907435903348/ Program Thursday, February 28th 11am – Climate Projections and Regional Adaptation Strategies 11:45 – Farmer Roundtables 12:30 – Local Lunch 1:30 – New Entrants and New Thinking about Climate 2:15 – Concurrent Workshops 4:30 – Closing   Session Information Climate Projections and Regional Adaptation Strategies An overview of local climate projections and an introduction to the regional adaptation strategy work of the BC … Continue reading Feb 28, 2019: SAANICH, BC: Farmer2Farmer Gathering

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – LifeCycles Project, Welland Orchard Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 08, 2019

welland community orchard

The Welland Community Orchard in Victoria, BC is seeking a part time Orchard Coordinator for maintenance and community engagement. About the Welland Community Orchard The Welland Legacy Park houses a community orchard that is among the largest & most diverse in Canada. Together with the Town of View Royal and dozens of volunteers, LifeCycles is working to create a new model of public park stewardship, protecting and nurturing this local treasure. The park was once the backyard of Rex Welland, a well known local conservationist. For over twenty years Rex transformed his yard into a mixed orchard featuring more than 150 … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – LifeCycles Project, Welland Orchard Coordinator

FARM JOB: COURTENAY, BC – Tannadice Farms Ltd, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 06, 2019

Tannadice Farm

Tannadice Farms Ltd in Courtenay, BC is hiring for a permanent Farm Worker position!  About Tannadice Farms Ltd We produce pork, beef and poultry.  We market to store, butcher shops and restaurants on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Tannadice Farms has established a method of farming that is ethical, sustainable and healthful. Quite simply, it’s how we feel farming should be done. We take great care of our animals because we know that the way your food is produced has a profound effect on its nutritional value. Healthy animals produce healthy meat.   Desired Qualities Livestock and equipment operation experience.  Must … Continue reading FARM JOB: COURTENAY, BC – Tannadice Farms Ltd, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: MERVILLE, BC – Merville Organics, CSA & Farmers Market Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 29, 2019

merville organics

Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island? Merville Organics in Merville, BC is hiring a CSA & Farmers Market Coordinator for the 2019 season!  About Merville Organics Merville Organics Growers Co-operative is a co-op of 4 small farms located in Merville and north Courtenay in the Comox Valley, working together to sell our produce at the Comox Valley Farmers Market and through a popular Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.  Our farms are all Certified Organic or Transitional to Organic through Islands Organic Producers Association (IOPA).  We are passionate about food security and sustainability in the Comox Valley, increasing the accessibility of … Continue reading FARM JOB: MERVILLE, BC – Merville Organics, CSA & Farmers Market Coordinator

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 26, 2019

vitality farm

Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island? Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring a farm hand for the 2019 season!  About Vitality Farm Vitality Farm is in its second growing year as a mixed one acre veggie and berry farm. We are focused on providing quality products serving our CSA members, local chefs and two regional markets. Our farm has a number of hoop houses and a new greenhouse going into production this year. We typically use hand tools, a walk behind tractor, seeder, mower, and a conventional tractor for our daily tasks. Vitality Farm is one of a number of … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Hand

FEBRUARY 7, 2019: CAPITAL REGION, BC – Special Meeting for Capital Region Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 25, 2019

CRFAIR Capital Region Farmers

Special Meeting for Capital Region Farmers   Are you a farmer in the Capital Region who is currently selling mostly through direct marketing (e.g. farmers markets and CSA)? Ready to scale up your business?  Join the CRD’s planning process to establish supply chains for small scale producers on southern Vancouver Island!  CRFAIR is organizing a Demonstration Project and is inviting you to a meeting to share information about how you can be involved. It’s an opportunity to expand your business and make a positive change for a strong local food economy in the Capital Region. The Demonstration Project will support participating farmers … Continue reading FEBRUARY 7, 2019: CAPITAL REGION, BC – Special Meeting for Capital Region Farmers

HOMESTEADING OPPORTUNITY: PORT NEVILLE INLET, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 25, 2019

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Are you looking for a homesteading work-stay potentially leading to long-term participation in a homesteading community/cooperative/successional plan? Check out this opportunity from Ocean Ecology! Dates: Flexible Organization: Ocean Ecology Location: Port Neville Inlet, British Columbia (northward and across the Johnstone Strait from Sayward on Vancouver Island) ABOUT THE LAND Land size: The total size of the property is 49.62 acres. Approximately 40 acres is forested with 21 year old alder, with the remaining 10 acres consisting of old farmland, once cleared, but mostly in bush now. Land description: The land is gently sloping, south-facing with ocean frontage. The soil is … Continue reading HOMESTEADING OPPORTUNITY: PORT NEVILLE INLET, BC

WORK TRADE FOR ACCOMMODATION: DUNCAN, BC at Kinsol Valley Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on January 24, 2019

Kinsol Valley Farm

Looking for farm accommodation for work trade? Kinsol Valley Farm in the beautiful Cowichan Valley might be the right fit for you! ABOUT KINSOL VALLEY FARM Kinsol Valley Farm is 12 acres, pasture, vegetable and herb production, orchard, wood lot and boggy bottom land. We are about 20 minutes south of Duncan, rural, gravel road, poor cell reception peaceful and quiet. We are seeking two persons to exchange farm labour for accommodation. The farm is an expanding hobby farm working to generate more revenue from produce/herbs/eggs etc. with the right help. At present, the farm consists of a large veggie garden, new 60’ … Continue reading WORK TRADE FOR ACCOMMODATION: DUNCAN, BC at Kinsol Valley Farm

APPRENTICESHIP: COURTENAY, BC – Lost Savanna Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

lost savanna farm

Are you interested to learn about organic pasture raised meat production? Lost Savanna Farm is now accepting applications for 2019 interns. Interns will work and live in one of the most beautiful places on earth, Vancouver Island. They will learn first hand, the tools necessary to become a pasture based organic meat farmer, while working alongside the farmer and farm manager. This internship opportunity starts April 1st with a minimum commitment of 4 months. ABOUT LOST SAVANNA FARM Our 73 acre Certified Organic, Certified Demeter farm is devoted to raising animals on pasture to produce the highest quality meat (chicken, … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: COURTENAY, BC – Lost Savanna Farm

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

fickle fig farm

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 whenever possible; providing a gathering place for farmers, artisans, … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Fickle Fig Farm, Livestock Farmer