JOB OPPORTUNITY: LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on May 10, 2021

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for Central & Northern B.C. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Region: Central & Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: 5pm Monday, May 31, 2021. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Meet Your Future Farmers – YA Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 15, 2021

Please help us welcome our 2021 Apprenticeship cohort! These folks are part of the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship program and will be spending an entire season at our partnering mentor’s farms. Get ready for long farm days in the sun, getting covered in dirt n’ mud, and a season of learning opportunities! Our apprentices are placed at regenerative farms across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba! If you’re interested in being a part of the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship program in the future, click here to learn more about becoming an Apprentice and here to learn about becoming a mentor! Erin Froese Hi! My … Continue reading Meet Your Future Farmers – YA Apprenticeship Program

Jun 11-Oct 15 2021: Manitoba Horticulture School – Summer Webinar Series

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 15, 2021

The 2021 Horticulture School Summer Webinar Series will start at 9:30 AM every second Friday beginning on June 11, 2021 and running until October 15, 2021 with staff from Manitoba Agriculture & Assiniboine Community College providing their expertise in the areas of : Vegetable & Fruit Agronomy Pathology Entomology Weed control Nutrition. The webinars will be approximately a half hour long and deal with topics of interest related to that particular time of the season. Attendees are encouraged to use these webinars to have any vegetable &/or fruit related questions they have answered. Questions can be asked in advance via … Continue reading Jun 11-Oct 15 2021: Manitoba Horticulture School – Summer Webinar Series

Prairie Gold Meats & Meadow Farm Florals: The Perfect Pairing

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 14, 2021

Photo Credit: Ashlea Kooman Location: Tamara Ranch, Red Deer , AB

Prairie Gold Meats & Meadow Farm Florals is based on Treaty 6 and 7 territory, a traditional gathering place, travelling route and home for many Indigenous Peoples including the Blackfoot, Tsuu T’ina, Stoney Nakoda, traditional Métis, Cree and Saulteaux. The land is also known in Canadian geography as Forshee, AB.  This case study is a part of Young Agrarians Alberta Land Access Guide, a toolkit for farmers seeking land opportunities. Blake Hall grew up in the City of Red Deer, Alberta and got into farming through the CRAFT Apprenticeship program in Southern Ontario. Having caught a bug for grazing, pasture … Continue reading Prairie Gold Meats & Meadow Farm Florals: The Perfect Pairing

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC- ASM RICE FARM, RICE FARM HAND

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 14, 2021

ASM Rice Farm in Abbotsford, British Columbia is seeking a Rice Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT ASM RICE FARM ASM Farm is Canada’s only commercial rice farm located in the Fraser Valley and uses the Japanese short grain rice production method. The BC rice is a 5-months crop with trans-planting in mid May and harvesting in late September or early October. In 2021, we are organically farming 4 acres of land located in Abbotsford one minute from Exit 92 Mission and US boarder and produce two types of rice. One is sake rice for our sake production (rice … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC- ASM RICE FARM, RICE FARM HAND

FARM JOB: Lillooet, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2021

Seed to Culture in Lillooet, BC is seeking a Farm Assistant for the 2021 season! ABOUT Seed to Culture Seed to Culture is a small scale vegetable farm and fermented food processor. We grow mixed vegetables and fruit using organic practices on over 3 acres of productive land in Lillooet, BC. Our business, as farmers and fermenters, has been in operation for over 3 years but we have been market farmers for over 10 years. We sell our vegetables at Farmers Markets and use our vegetables at our small food production facility to make sauerkraut and other fermented products. Our … Continue reading FARM JOB: Lillooet, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2021

Big Bang Cider in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Big Bang Cider Big Bang Cider is a small orchard-based cidery located in Nanaimo, BC. We are a new start-up and planted our orchard in May of 2020. As such, our first harvest is still a couple years away. The apple varieties we planted have been specifically selected, for hundreds of years, to produce delicious, complex, and balanced ciders. We currently have 5.5ac of high density trees planted. At Big Bang Cider we want to reinvent how people think about cider. Cider starts with … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2021

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Root Renaissance Farm in Errington, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Root Renaissance Farm Our farm, Root Renaissance Farm, is a small scale family run market garden farm. We grow a variety of vegetables on an acre of land. We use organic and regenerative agriculture practices. We sell our products weekly at our local farmers market, at our roadside stand and online through our farm store. We want our food as free and clean of chemicals, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers as possible. We use composted manures, animal bedding and byproducts to feed our plants. It … Continue reading FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Picton, Ontario – Edwin County Farms, Farmer/Farm Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2021

Edwin County Farms in Picton, Ontario is seeking a permanent Farmer/Farm Technician! ABOUT Edwin County Farms Edwin County Farms is looking to hire a full or part-time farmer/ farm technician to help us continue our regenerative farming project on our 700 acre mixed farm in Prince Edward County, Ontario. Edwin County Farms is located on the north shore of Prince Edward County. We produce certified organic maple syrup, beef, hay, spelt and red-fife wheat in addition to our large market garden where we grow organic vegetables for local markets and the restaurant trade in Prince Edward County. Edwin County Farms … Continue reading FARM JOB: Picton, Ontario – Edwin County Farms, Farmer/Farm Technician

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 06, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Christine Sayegh owner of Belle-Isle Farm and my mentor is Robin Tunnicliffe of Sea Bluff Farm.  Where do you farm? We are located … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm