Tag Archives: Victoria

APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 09, 2018

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Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out The Quarry Farm on Salt Spring Island! About The Quarry Farm The farm is 35 acres of varied topography (forest; valleys; ponds; wetland) with approx. 2 acres cleared and cultivated (vineyard; orchard; 30X100 greenhouse; irrigated gardens). We have a 25 hp JD tractor; a Honda rototiller; a pick-up truck; a 70 excavator; a small dump truck. We are planning a 25 share CSA program for 2019 in our neighbourhood. In the past we sold produce to restaurants in town and the farm stand.  We grow organically and plan to apply for organic … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring/Victoria, BC – The Quarry Farm 2019 position

JAN 20, 2019: VICTORIA, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

Posted by Michi Hunter on December 07, 2018

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Join us for a workshop with the legendary Ben Hartman, author of The Lean Farm, on preventing burnout and increasing farm profits with less waste and work. Ben has inspired thousands to increase efficiency and profitability on their farms, and now he’s coming to BC to share his knowledge! Ben and his wife earn a comfortable living from 1/2 acre of cultivated land working less than 35 hours per week. All kinds of farms can benefit from these lean principles, not just market gardens! WHEN: Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 1:00-6:00 PM WHERE:  Coast Salish Territory – Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street, … Continue reading JAN 20, 2019: VICTORIA, BC – Lean Farm Workshop with Ben Hartman

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

Posted by Moss Dance on November 19, 2018

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Saanich Organics is seeking a Seed Grower and Field Crop Manager 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 … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Seed Grower and Field Crop Manager, Saanich Organics

FARMSHARE: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm

Posted by Moss Dance on November 02, 2017

Little Mountain Farm

Hello! I run Little Mountain Farm http://www.littlemountainveggies.ca/, a 1-acre non-certified organic mixed vegetable farm and I am looking for a fellow farmer to share the land with for the 2018 season. Sales are primarily through a CSA (I currently harvest 50 shares/week, though this would likely be expanded with the addition of another vegetable farmer!), as well as one farmers market. About Little Mountain Farm Little Mountain Farm has 1 acre currently cultivated and has been farmed for the past 4 seasons, with all infrastructure in place (irrigation, fencing etc) and pretty lovely soil! I am looking to make about 1/2 of it … Continue reading FARMSHARE: SAANICH, BC – Little Mountain Farm

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Longview Farms

Posted by Moss Dance on October 03, 2017

Longview Farms

Longview Farms has job openings for people who are passionate about farming and local food security to join our crew over the winter and into next season. About Longview Farms Longview Farms is a progressive grower and shipper of quality fresh-cut daffodils and daffodil bulbs as well as a wide variety of Certified Organic fruit and vegetable crops grown in both the fields and greenhouses. We have expanded our food crop varieties and acreage each year to well over 60ha (150acres) of Certified Organic land in the rotation with further expansion planned for future seasons. Our farm is located in the municipality of … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Longview Farms

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Demitasse Market Garden at Roundhouse Farm, Assistant – POSITION FILLED

Posted by Moss Dance on April 01, 2017

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The Demitasse Market Garden at Roundhouse Farm in Victoria, BC is looking to hire someone part-time (16 hrs/week) to assist the farm manager with crop production and harvesting. About Demitasse Market Garden at Roundhouse Farm The market garden at Roundhouse Farm is a small-scale farm to table operation, supplying produce primarily to Demitasse Cafe in Oak Bay. We grow a mix of fruit and vegetable crops, including salad greens, tomatoes, brassicas, root crops, herbs, and berries as well as vegetable and flower seedlings. We use a low/no-til raised bed, high rotation growing system. The farm is located near the Victoria … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Demitasse Market Garden at Roundhouse Farm, Assistant – POSITION FILLED

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Cidermaker’s Assistant, Tod Creek Cider – FILLED

Posted by Moss Dance on May 26, 2016

Farm job Tod Creek Cider Victoria

This position has been filled. Job Description: Assist in the making of cider, promotion and sales, and production line for Tod Creek Cider, and in other marketing duties as needed. This position is as an assistant position and over time, this positions expectation is to grow into the production manager. Check out Tod Creek Cider online: www.todcreekcider.com On Twitter: @todcreekcider Find Tod Creek Cider on Facebook Duties: Assist in the blending, evaluating and making of cider. Provide a cheerful, friendly face to the onsite store where the public can purchase cider. Assist the public in choosing the ciders to buy, as well as provide … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Cidermaker’s Assistant, Tod Creek Cider – FILLED

INTERNSHIP: Haliburton Incubator Farm, Victoria, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 11, 2016

A group photo of the organic farmers of Halliburton Incubator Farm in Victoria BC

Do you want to be immersed in a diverse program with all the businesses at Haliburton Incubator Farm? Are you interested in addressing food security in our region? Have you wondered how food production can be compatible with maintaining and restoring ecosystem health? At Haliburton Farm you will have an opportunity to learn how small-scale certified organic growers work together to produce some of the finest produce in the region! Interns will also gain experience in growing vegetable starts, native plants, and learning about holistic nutrition. Please send in your application using this Application Form to  info@haliburtonfarm.org with attention to … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Haliburton Incubator Farm, Victoria, BC

DEC 19: Introduction to Natural Cheese Making Workshop, Victoria, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 15, 2015

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I met Natural Cheesemaker David Asher last spring at Bullock Lake Farm on Salt Spring Island. My partner and I were at the farm to set up part of our research project on Keyline water management. Bullock Lake Farm is a microcosm of young agrarian ingenuity, with a successful internship program, several research projects, two CSA programs (food and flowers), animals on pasture, and much more. Every time we’ve been there we’ve met incredible young farmers, like David, who are passionate about the culture of food. David Asher is a farmer, and farmstead cheesemaker, more particularly a natural cheesemaker. His … Continue reading DEC 19: Introduction to Natural Cheese Making Workshop, Victoria, BC

2015 Urban Farming Certificate Program: Food Skills in Action

Posted by Jess Brown on March 17, 2015 1 Comment

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Mason Street City Farm Victoria BC Starts March 28th and runs to October 2015 What is the Urban Farming Certificate Program? In the Urban Farming Certificate Program, students will learn the theory and application of intensive urban food production and the foundations of holistic ecological farming. The focus of this program will be on the application of the theory learned in the classroom. Over 60% of the instruction will be on the ground building soil, building farm infrastructure, planting, propagating and growing food. Mason Street City Farm has spent a decade honing techniques specific to ecological urban food cultivation. Whether … Continue reading 2015 Urban Farming Certificate Program: Food Skills in Action