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
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with attention to … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Haliburton Incubator Farm, Victoria, BC
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
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
In simple terms, aquaponics is a recirculating system that raises fish and grows vegetables in one integrated living system. This unique approach to growing food provides higher yields and requires much less labor and inputs than soil based farming. Whether you’re a farmer or a home gardener, aquaponics provides fun and effective solutions for growing tasty local food. Join us in exploring the what’s why’s and how’s. Victoria Aquaponics and Mason Street Farm are offering a workshop series this march. Participants will experience aquaponics in action and gain the confidence to design, build, start-up and maintain their own home or … Continue reading Grow Your Full Potential! Victoria Aquaponics Spring Workshop Series
Wild that it’s our 2nd Vancouver Island potluck celebration:) Yeah we’re growing! Saturday, December 8th, starts 6pm Join us at Haliburton Community Organic Farm in Saanich to fun the night up with an Eat In potluck-styles. Map Link Facebook Event Link Please bring a dish to share, something liquid and your good winter cheer. Think local, hot, cozy, warm, steamy- yummy! Please also bring dishes to eat with, cutlery and serving utensils. Open to farmers, gardeners, foodies and friends. Co-hosted by Heather Ramsay of Uminami Farm in Metchosin, Robin Tunnicliffe of Saanich Organics and Sara Dent, Young Agrarians Coordinator. Feeding each … Continue reading Yeah Vancouver Island – Potluck Saanich Friday!