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FARM JOB: SURREY, BC: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hand 2018

Posted by Moss Dance on December 07, 2017

Zaklan Heritage Farm Job

Zaklan Heritage Farm is a small mixed vegetable farm hiring one or two full-time (35-40 hours a week) employees and one part-time (16-24 hrs a week) position. Please state your preference in your cover letter for full or part-time employment. 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, who 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 … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hand 2018

FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

Posted by Moss Dance on January 11, 2017

Farm Job Zaklan Farm

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is looking for part-time and full-time field hands for the 2017 season! Is this farm job for you? About Zaklan Heritage Farm We are three young farmers running a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min. drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in mixed veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk-behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend one market a week from … Continue reading FARM JOB: Zaklan Heritage Farm Field Hands, Surrey, BC

JOB: Field Hand at Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on January 19, 2016

Field view of zaklan heritage farm job getting done

Organic farm job opportunity available for either F/T or P/T seasonal employment! About Zaklan Heritage Farm: We are a few young farmers running a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min. drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk- behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend 2 markets a week from June-October, all within 20 min of the farm. We also run a growing CSA program, which we hope … Continue reading JOB: Field Hand at Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Kristen Nammour on December 10, 2015

Farm crew at Zaklan Heritage family Farm showcasing their beautiful farm fresh organic eggs

Name, Farm, Location? Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan, Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? This season our goal was to increase our CSA box program from 25 boxes to 50 boxes. As the spring drew near we realized that we probably would have to work really hard to get the extra sign ups to reach 50 members, and that we felt more comfortable with 40 members. So we adjusted our CSA goal and played with the budget accordingly. We reached our membership goal of 40 for the season. … Continue reading Business Mentorship – Lessons Learned: Zaklan Heritage Farm

August 22: Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on August 11, 2015 1 Comment

Young Agrarians Events Harvest Festival at Zaklan Heritage Farm Tour Potluck w/ Still Spirits

We’re so excited for the fourth annual Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival! Young Agrarians and friends, join us for a fabulous night of community networking, eating and dancing. Our hosts Doug Zaklan and Gemma McNeill are young farmers in their fourth year of production on this family-owned farm. This year they have increased production and offer eggs, flowers, fruit, veggies and honey to their customers. Zaklan Heritage Farm is a fantastic example of growing and managing the land ecologically for optimum health and fertility. (Read more about Gemma & Doug’s goals for the future of their farm)   Date: Saturday, August 22nd Times: 5pm Farm Tour, … Continue reading August 22: Zaklan Heritage Farm Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

Business Mentorship Network – Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 13, 2015 1 Comment

Zacklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Name? Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan Where do you farm? Surrey, BC What do you farm? Mixed vegetables, flowers, pastured laying hens (friendly llama) What type of business structure is your farm? Partnership What is your land tenure? Are there special relationships that allow for this? Doug’s family land, no formal agreement. We are talking about putting a lease together to formalize this agreement for the coming season. How did you seriously get into farming? I started farming at the UBC farm in 2008. Doug did the practicum program in 2011. I joined Doug to help build ZHF in 2013. … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Gemma McNeill and Doug Zaklan

2015 Farm Job Op: Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

Posted by Sara Dent on November 24, 2014

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About Zaklan Heritage Farm We are a young couple running  a small mixed vegetable farm in the heart of Surrey (30 min drive from Vancouver). In addition to our 1.5 acres in veggie production, we have a flock of laying hens that we rotate around the pasture. Our operation is run with a small walk- behind BCS tractor and hand tools (think Jean-Martin Fortier methods). During the growing season we attend 2-3 markets a week from June-October, all within 20 min of the farm. We also run a growing CSA program, which we hope to have reach 50 members in 2015. We … Continue reading 2015 Farm Job Op: Zaklan Heritage Farm, Surrey BC

September 13: Zaklan Heritage Farm 3rd Annual Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

Posted by Sara Dent on August 08, 2014

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We’re so excited for the third annual Harvest Festival at Zaklan Heritage Farm! Young Agrarians and friends, join us for a fabulous night of networking, eating and dancing. Our hosts Doug Zaklan and Gemma McNeill are young farmers in their third year of production on this family-owned farm. This year they have increased production and offer eggs, flowers, fruit, veggies and honey to their customers. Zaklan Heritage Farm is a fantastic example of growing and managing the land ecologically for optimum health and fertility. Date: Saturday, September 13th Times: 5pm Farm Tour, 6pm Potluck, Music 8pm Address: 13278 84th Avenue, … Continue reading September 13: Zaklan Heritage Farm 3rd Annual Harvest Festival, Surrey, BC

July 27th – Join us at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Sara Dent on July 09, 2013

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Saturday, July 27th, 2013 2nd Annual Young Agrarians Potluck + Live Music at Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey Doug G Zaklan, Gemma Mcneill and family are hosting Young Agrarians for a 2nd year at their beautiful farm in Surrey. Come enjoy an evening of good company and food! Learn about the farm, and check out what’s new in the fields. We’re going to tour, eat, and snug up to the bonfire with some live music at Surrey’s ‘oldest and youngest farm’. To read more about the farm and its’ history please visit: http://zaklanheritagefarm.com/ 5pm Farm Tour 6pm Potluck * Bring … Continue reading July 27th – Join us at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Zaklan Heritage Farm Potluck!

Posted by Sara Dent on September 10, 2012

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We can’t wait! Come check out Doug Zaklan’s 4th generation family farm in Surrey! We’re going to farm tour and potluck on this beautiful piece of land. 5 pm, Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 13278 84th avenue, Surrey, B.C. Contact: theyoungagrarians@gmail.com if you want to carpool:) ABOUT: Since 1928 Zaklan Heritage Farm has been growing quality food through socially and environmentally responsible practices. This small-scale, urban family farm is now run by Doug Zaklan, with the mission to provide wholesome nutritious food for the community. In the first year of full-time production as an urban market garden, Doug Zaklan’s farm make-over includes seedling … Continue reading Zaklan Heritage Farm Potluck!