Tag Archives: Young Agrarians

YA Apprenticeship: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm – Carstairs, AB

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 17, 2019

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for hands-on farming experience on an ecological farm? Are you interested in organic farming and biodynamic practices? Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm is looking for a farm apprentice starting this spring to join their team. About the Farm Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm is a highly diversified operation located on 160 acres of rolling prairie and parkland. Owned and operated by husband and wife team Kris and Tamara, the farm produces cereal grains, forage crops, culinary herbs, vegetables, eggs and meat products, all of which are produced organically and certified biodynamic by Demeter Canada. Farm products are marketed locally, … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship: Blue Mountain Biodynamic Farm – Carstairs, AB

FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Sorrento Centre Farm in Sorrento, BC is looking for a Farm Manager for the 2019 season!  ABOUT SORRENTO CENTRE FARM Growing, learning, enjoying: The Sorrento Centre Farm “Love your farm… love your ground… Fatten its poorer parts… Heal the washed, torn places… Feed with legumes and soiling crops and fertilizers the barren and gullied patch that needs special attention, nurse it back to life and beauty and fruitfulness… Don’t forget even the forest lands… And so again we say, love your farm. Make it a place of beauty, a place of joyful fruitfulness, an example to your neighbours, a heritage for your children. Make … Continue reading FARM JOB: SORRENTO, BC – Sorrento Centre Farm, Farm Manager

FARM JOBS: QUALICUM BEACH, BC – Nour-ish Farm, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Nour-ish Farm in Qualicum Beach, BC is looking for two Farm Hands for the 2019 season!  ABOUT NOUR-ISH FARM Nour-ish Farm is a certified organic farm growing a wide variety of vegetables and sell mostly at farmers markets along with a small CSA box program. We are located 7 mins to downtown Qualicum, we are  surrounded by hiking/biking trails, have great beaches and lakes close by, awesome mountains to climb, fantastic fishing! Not only do we take pride in our land and the food we grow but we value our farm hands, and we know that having a team that works  well … Continue reading FARM JOBS: QUALICUM BEACH, BC – Nour-ish Farm, Farm Hands

FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Spray Creek Ranch, Ranch Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 16, 2019

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Spray Creek Ranch in Lillooet, BC is looking for Ranch Hand for the 2019 season!  ABOUT SPRAY CREEK RANCH Spray Creek Ranch is a regenerative organic farm in the rain shadow of British Columbia’s Coast Mountains in the Northern St’at’imc Territory, 15 km south of Lillooet.  This is an area of incredible natural diversity, with lush red cedar and cottonwood growing only a few hundred metres from shrivelled prickly pear cactus and sagebrush.  The farm is bordered by the mighty Fraser River on the east, and on the west we are flanked by a dramatic and rugged cliff and endless forested mountains.  … Continue reading FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Spray Creek Ranch, Ranch Hand

FARM THE BASIN: Beyond the Button with Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 16, 2019

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Robin Mercy is the owner of Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms. He lives and farms in Kaslo, BC with his partner Tamara and son Kirin. They produce strains appropriate for the local climate, from blue oysters and enoki in the shoulder seasons to white elms, lion’s mane, and reishi in the hotter months. Considering there is an estimated five million types of fungi, they hope to “stimulate curiosity and appetite in their clientele with an assortment of beautiful and unique gourmet varieties,” going beyond the white button mushroom. They also produce nourishing fungal tinctures with the help of local herbalists. Robin and … Continue reading FARM THE BASIN: Beyond the Button with Mr. Mercy’s Mushrooms

FARM JOB: LADNER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 15, 2019

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River and Sea Flowers in Ladner, BC is looking for Field Crew for the 2019 season!  ABOUT RIVER AND SEA FLOWERS River and Sea Flowers is a certified organic family farm producing cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, 30 km from Vancouver. We grow a huge diversity of flowers and foliage on a one acre field as well as in a few hoophouses. We use a range of hand tools as well as tractors and other equipment which we share with 3 other farm operations on our family’s 50 acre parcel. Our flowers are distributed to Vancouver florists, at farmers … Continue reading FARM JOB: LADNER, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Field Crew

FARM JOB: Wakefield, QC – Juniper Farm, General Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 15, 2019

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Juniper Farm in Wakefield, QC is looking for a General Manager for the 2019 season!  ABOUT JUNIPER FARM Juniper Farm is an organic (and biodynamic) farm comprising a 200-acres in Wakefield, QC. We currently provide food for an onsite farmstore, restaurants, retailers and individuals. We have been in operation for 13 years and have 5 acres and 4 greenhouses (100ft*30ft) in veggie production. We have a dynamic team made up of 10 – 15 people for 7 months of the year and 3-5 people for the remaining colder months. We are looking for a skilled communicator who is a responsible, competent, organized, flexible, loyal, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Wakefield, QC – Juniper Farm, General Manager

FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2019

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Glenora Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Field Hand for the 2019 season!  ABOUT GLENORA FARM Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed Biodynamic farm on mostly sandy loam soils, consisting of 35 acres of pasture and hay fields, a small flock of East Friesen dairy sheep, a small herd of Dexter beef cattle, a 2 acre intensive mixed annual vegetable and perennial garden, 2 hoophouses, large compost facility, herb garden, and an onsite workshop program (weavery, beeswax candles, herb processing, forestry, cooking, woodwork etc.), which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2019

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Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is looking for three dedicated people to join their team to help with field production, restaurant deliveries and CSA program in 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 … Continue reading FARM JOBS: SURREY, BC – Zaklan Heritage Farm

January 12 & 13: ALIX, AB – Young Agrarians Central Alberta Winter Mixer

Posted by Dana Penrice on January 10, 2019 3 Comments

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Calling all farm dreamers and food growers! Join us for our 2nd Young Agrarians Winter Mixer in Alix, AB for two days farm inspiration and skill sharing to help you grow your farm business. There will be workshops on getting your farm started, farm financial planning, direct marketing, and stories from successful farm start-ups. Meet with other farmers and share ideas, struggles and successes. Find mentors and supporters and learn what works right here in Central Alberta. And come for the fun! There will be farmer slide shows, the Farmer’s Library, campfires and more!!! When: Saturday, January 12 – Sunday, January 13, 2019 Where:  Deer Valley Meadows … Continue reading January 12 & 13: ALIX, AB – Young Agrarians Central Alberta Winter Mixer