Tag Archives: Young Farmers

Job Filled: FARM JOB: CALGARY, AB – ABC Bees, Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 13, 2019

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ABC Bees in Calgary, AB is seeking a Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager for the 2019 season! About ABC Bees Apiaries and Bees for Communities (ABC Bees) is the leading educator and innovator in apiculture in Alberta since 2010. Currently “there is disparity between the Canadian demand for queens and our breeding industry’s current capacity to meet the required quantity and timing. Educating beekeepers on the value and availability of local queens is a key challenge.” (Bixby, Guarna, Hoover, Pernal, 2018, p. 22). With the IRAP funding, we plan to take our current breeding practices and develop an easy to follow field … Continue reading Job Filled: FARM JOB: CALGARY, AB – ABC Bees, Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager

Peace Country Winter Mixer 2019 Recap

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 11, 2019

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Winter in northern Alberta, yes, it was cold during our second Peace Country Mixer! Nevertheless we had a fantastic time in Grande Prairie during the weekend March 2 and 3. What a wonderful and diverse crowd we got to spend the days with. There were new farmers, YA apprentices, farmers travelling the country to gather experience on different farms and of course our very supportive farm friends in the Peace Country, that run well established farms and are keen on growing the new generation of young farmers. We welcomed every new face into our YA community and are thrilled about the … Continue reading Peace Country Winter Mixer 2019 Recap

FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2019

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Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park in Kaleden, BC is seeking a Garlic Field Manager for the 2019 season! About Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park is a 280 acre property in the Kaleden area. Besides the golf course, we operate a 3 acre (currently) garlic farm as well. It is a fairly new venture for us as this will be the third season in growing operation. The field itself sits atop of one of the mountains here with amazing panoramic views of the valley! Here at Twin Lakes, we value our employees as … Continue reading FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

Alberta Young Agrarians Meet with Agriculture Minister

Posted by Dana Penrice on March 07, 2019

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On March 5th, young farmers from across Alberta came to the Legislature in Edmonton to meet with Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture. In attendance were Blake Hall of Prairie Gold Meats (Red Deer, AB), Ian Griebel of Redtail Farms (Castor, AB), Lilli Klamke of Nature’s Way Farm (Grimshaw, AB), Ryan Mason of Reclaim Urban Organics (Pigeon Lake, AB), Moira Watson of Fork in the Rowed Farm (Lethbridge, AB) and Dana Penrice, Young Agrarians Alberta Program Manager. We met with the minister,  Assistant Deputy Minister Dave Burdek and Ministerial Assistant Epiphany Dober.   Young Agrarians shared some of what we are learning … Continue reading Alberta Young Agrarians Meet with Agriculture Minister

FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associate – Educator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON, is hiring a Farm Associate-Educator for the 2019 season. Ignatius Farm is looking for passionate, imaginative, eco-minded individuals to help us care for the Ignatius organic farm. You will help build the Ignatius Farm vision of developing local food systems, innovative crop production, eco-spirituality, community shared agriculture, and education programs. About Ignatius Farm The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not-for-profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St … Continue reading FARM JOB: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Associate – Educator

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

FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

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Grown Here Farms in Cawston, BC is seeking a permanent Organic Farmer. About Grown Here Farms Organic vegetable production – 40 acres. Tractors. John Deere Potato Digger. Lee Schnucknik Onion Harvester. The farm is non-certified organic. Puritan organic processes High degree of ownership and accountability High quality, organic produce Work ethic Our mission is IMPACT: To touch as many lives as possible with pure, organic, non-GMO produce Desired Qualities Work ethic Responsible Experienced  Excellent problem solver Critical thinking Works with irrigation, tractors and has general organic farm knowledge Wants to make things better   Job Tasks This role is a critical member of … Continue reading FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019

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Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2019 season. About Earth Candy Farm Mixed vegetables, cut flowers, berries, 1 acre garden space. Forest setting, close to town BCS walk behind tractor, hand tools All produce sold at our on-site farm store. Flowers sold through united flower growers auction in Vancouver. We also do a some wedding flowers and make value added products with our produce. The farm is non-certified organic. Our business is committed to providing nutrient dense, affordable food to our local community. We live a totally organic life and this applies to our … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

COMOX VALLEY, BC: Micro Loan Program Looking for Farmers!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019

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The Comox Valley New Farmer Loan and Mentorship Program matches up new farmers that require small loans to purchase farming equipment with lenders and mentors who are interested in supporting local agriculture. Loans made to farmers range from $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000. New farmers are required to have a minimum of one year of farming experience. Participation in the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship Network or equivalent would be a bonus! Farmers will be asked to submit a plan as part of their application to show how the loan will increase their crop production and sales. If you are farmer … Continue reading COMOX VALLEY, BC: Micro Loan Program Looking for Farmers!

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 04, 2019

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Hives for Humanity in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Lead Beekeeper. About Hives for Humanity Hives for Humanity is a Non-Profit Society that seeks to create meaningful opportunities for engagement in supportive and inclusive community, through the bees. We are looking for a beekeeper to join our team, to mentor under our Chief Beekeeper, taking over responsibility for the health of our honeybee colonies in our Urban Therapeutic Apiaries in Vancouver, and supporting colonies in Delta. This position will work closely with our CEO and Community Engagement team to support training and work opportunities, community and public engagement at all sites, … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper