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2019 South Coastal BC Compost Guide -SPEC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 16, 2019

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South Coastal BC Compost Guide Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) has released a fantastic compost guide, updated for 2019. It contains information on identifying quality compost, how much to apply, and where to buy in the Lower Mainland. We hope this is helpful resource as you plan your farm amendments this season! Download the Compost Guide here: What is this Compost Guide about? This publication is an updated version of the 2018 ‘Composts for Farm Use Survey’ SPEC document created with the purpose of pursuing the issues relevant to the evaluation of local composts for farm use. For more in-depth … Continue reading 2019 South Coastal BC Compost Guide -SPEC

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Assistant Farm Manager, Sole Food Street Farms

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 16, 2019

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Sole Food Street Farms in Vancouver, BC is hiring an Assistant Farm Manager! About Sole Food Street Farms Sole Food Street Farms is an urban farm located in the City of Vancouver.  We grow out of boxes placed on vacant urban land, totalling approximately 3 acres of growing space and are production driven.  We grow a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs, including mediterranean fruits from our orchard.  We use sustainable farming practices and farm almost entirely using hand tools.  Peak season, we sell at three farmers markets, approximately 60 restaurants and a 50 member CSA. Sole Food Street Farms is … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Assistant Farm Manager, Sole Food Street Farms

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER – Sky Harvest, Microgreen Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery/Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 11, 2019 1 Comment

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Sky Harvest is seeking a Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery & Microgreen Farm Assistant for their certified organic microgreen farm in Vancouver, BC Sky Harvest is looking for candidates with a strong sense of social and environmental responsibility, interested in joining their team of dedicated employees and volunteers whose unique talents shape Sky Harvest’s development. ABOUT SKY HARVEST Sky Harvest is Canada’s first certified organic, urban farm. Our work transforms the urban landscape, improves access to healthy produce and provides a place of community, education and work for local residents. Our current focus is growing microgreens and delivering them by bicycle to Vancouver’s top chefs … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER – Sky Harvest, Microgreen Shift Supervisor & Bike Delivery/Farm Assistant

Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

Posted by Robin Hunt on April 10, 2019

What an inspiring first ever 2-day Young Agrarians William’s Lake Winter Mixer! Thanks to everyone who came, to our speakers and to our sponsors. The Williams Lake Winter Mixer brought together  91 people from across our region February 9-10th to learn, share stories and knowledge, and to make new connections.  It was a fantastic, diverse group with lots of familiar faces and a whole bunch of new ones, from people just starting out to farmers and ranchers who’ve been working the fields for many years. We welcomed every new face into our YA community and are thrilled about the growing network that is just starting out in the north. There … Continue reading Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

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Thrangu Monastery in Richmond, BC is hiring an Orchard and Greenhouse Worker! ABOUT Thrangu Monastery Thrangu Monastery is a non-profit Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated on almost 2 acres of ALR land in Richmond, BC. On the land there are approximately 150 mixed variety fruit trees. There are also 6 polyhouses that have been used to grow a variety of crops including flowers, garlic and tomatoes. The farm/orchard is a semi-serious operation currently being run by one person with limited assistance from the Monastery’s monks and volunteers. All of the produce has been sold to or consumed on-site by Monastery monks, members, or … Continue reading FARM JOB: RICHMOND, BC – Orchard & Greenhouse Worker, Thrangu Monastery

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2019

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Fresh Roots Urban Farming Society in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Market Coordinator for the 2019 season! ABOUT FRESH ROOTS Our 1/2 acre Schoolyard Market Garden sites are situated in South East Vancouver. We use small scale, sustainable farming practices to grow produce for our CSA, market sales and programming. Our vision is Good Food For All! We envision a world where everyone has access to healthy food, land, and community. We cultivate engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship, and community celebration. We enact our mission through Schoolyard Market Gardens, educational farms that we utilize as … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Fresh Roots Market Coordinator

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

APRIL 27, 2019: ALDERGROVE, BC – Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 25, 2019

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Mushroom Cultivation Workshop with Tangled Roots When: April 27, 2019, 11am to 3pm  Where: Coast Salish Territory | Fraser Commons Farm (Parking will be in the field at 1322 256th Street, Aldergrove, BC)  Cost: $60 for the day, participants will take home their own inoculated log (see cost note below**) Register: Pre-registration is required by emailing tangledrootsnature@gmail.com About the Workshop This event takes place on unceded and occupied Coast Salish territory. ************************** Interested in growing your own mushrooms? In this workshop we will dive in the wonderful world of mushroom cultivation using simple DIY methods that you can do at home. This workshop is suitable for … Continue reading APRIL 27, 2019: ALDERGROVE, BC – Mushroom Cultivation Workshop

STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking two dedicated student field hands for the 2019 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (1.5 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city – Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily to high end restaurants in Vancouver and run a 50 member CSA program for … Continue reading STUDENT FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm, Field Hands