JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a 2S Seed School Coordinator to co-develop and deliver a 12 month seed keeping school project for a cohort of Indigenous 2SLGBTQQIAP+ students. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The 2S Seed School Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. About Sovereign Seeds Sovereign Seeds works to revitalize Indigenous seed and food sovereignty in what is colonially known as Canada. We facilitate meaningful opportunities for Indigenous people to restore their food relationships through … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Shared garden and forest in Vallican

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The landholders of this opportunity in the Slocan Valley, in Vallican, are looking for the right farmer/s to share their land with. There is a small fenced area for market garden and lots of wooded area for small livestock grazing, foraging and mushroom cultivation. The landholders currently reside on-site with their family in the main residence. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a small market garden, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Shared garden and forest in Vallican

FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 21, 2021

Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC are seeking an Indoor MicroFarm Intern! ABOUT Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm This paid youth internship will occur at our indoor microfarm where we produce certified organic microgreens at a large and efficient scale. Flourish MicroFarm currently provides microgreens to the entire West Kootenays and we are planning scale beyond this winter. Our busy season is winter. The ideal intern can commit to 32 hours per week from mid-October through until the end of March 2022. This position is based entirely indoors. We grow microgreens by hand, we use no … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden, orchard and pasture in Passmore

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The landholders of this opportunity in the Slocan Valley, in Passmore, are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for market garden, help with the orchard and take advantage of a large, sunny pasture! The property currently have some small livestock on the property and the owners reside there. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden in the already fenced area, which … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden, orchard and pasture in Passmore

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The landholders of this opportunity in the Creston Valley, in Wynndel,  are looking for the right farmer/s to use their land for market garden and perennial production. The property currently has alpacas and hogs and a shared fenced garden area that is ready to grow! ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land can accommodate a market garden in the already fenced area, which is also irrigated. The owners of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden and perennial production in Wynndel

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden & food forest opportunity on EcoRetreat

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 21, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND The owners of this opportunity near Nelson are looking for the right farmer/s and food forest / permaculture enthusiasts to join them to take over the market garden opportunity on this unique EcoRetreat property on the mountainside of Beasley. The property was previously used for dairy production and cattle and still currently has a peony farm on site! The land has an orchard that was planted this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market garden & food forest opportunity on EcoRetreat

FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 17, 2021

Klippers Organic Acres in Cawston, BC is seeking a Farm Coordinator! ABOUT Klippers Organic Acres Our farm is located in Cawston, BC (Organic Capital of Canada). We started the farm in November 2001 with 5 acres, and over the past 20 years have expanded to growing/leasing on 60 acres. We have built a commercial kitchen/drying facility, packinghouse, award winning restaurant, cidery, marketplace and cafe, The farm is certified organic ,certified salmon safe, has an environmental farm plan, and has won numerous awards from best direct farm marketing awards to Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year award for BC and all … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres of Undeveloped Land for Farm Use – Central Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 16, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This 7 acre property is mostly forested with about 2 acres of land that has been clear in the past and used for hobby farming, but has been left fallow in recent years. The 2 acre field was cultivated in spring 2021 and is now overgrown with blackberries. There is a 8 gpm well on the property that would be available for agricultural use and there is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2+ Acres of Undeveloped Land for Farm Use – Central Saanich, BC

OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Plant Fibre Processing Workshop

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 16, 2021

You’re invited to an outside in-person and hands-on workshop in Nelson all about plant fibre processing presented by Young Agrarians and the EartHand Gleaners Society. This is the sixth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? A Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. The workshop will be led by Jaymie Johnson, member of EartHand Gleaners Society. Jaymie first grew flax for fibre … Continue reading OCT 3, 2021: NELSON, BC – Outdoor Plant Fibre Processing Workshop

Growing Change Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 14, 2021

We’re thrilled to be partnering with Growers and Co. to provide small-scale regenerative farmers with equipment, knowledge and financial support so they can better feed their communities and provide access to healthy, locally-grown food through the Growing Change Program.  True change comes from farmer-led, community-based, and boots-on-the-ground innovators. We are here to support the problem-solvers and change-makers working to grow food for their communities. How the Growing Change Program works A portion of each purchase from Growers and Co. goes towards the program, which focusses on long term solutions to create positive impacts on farmers, their communities and the planet. … Continue reading Growing Change Program