Job Opportunity: Alberta New Farmer Engagement Coordinator

Posted by Dana Penrice on December 22, 2020

Young Agrarians is partnering with Organic Alberta to hire a New Farmer Engagement Coordinator for Alberta. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a creative communicator and talented storyteller? If you’re passionate about local food systems, love working to bring out the best in others and are a savvy online marketer then we would love to hear from you.  Region & Scope: Alberta, Part-Time Contract Position Deadline for Applications: 12pm Monday, Jan 18, 2021. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians (est. 2012) is an educational resource network whose … Continue reading Job Opportunity: Alberta New Farmer Engagement Coordinator

FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 15, 2021

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Paynter’s Fruit Market in Westbank, BC is seeking full-time and part-time Farm Crew Members for the 2021 season! ABOUT Paynter’s Fruit Market We have 15 acres garden and 15 acres orchard. Some of our produce in the garden include, cucumbers, zucchini, salad mix, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, yellow watermelon, musk melons, kale, herbs and much more. Our orchard includes peaches, apples, pears, plums and apricots. Our farm team harvests everything by hand every morning and bring it directly to our fruit stand located on the farm. We value supporting our community and our community supports us! … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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The Kamloops Food Policy Council in Kamloops, BC is seeking a Food Hub Coordinator! Job Summary The Food Hub Coordinator is responsible for supporting food processing in the Kamloops region, by facilitating a food hub for the region. This is a decentralized network of services and infrastructure. The long-term vision for the food hub is to foster a thriving regional agriculture and food sector that is a significant contributor to the local economy in our region. The coordinator will work closely with local entrepreneurs to connect them with the support they need to create, grow, and scale local food businesses. … Continue reading JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2021 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Wild Antho is an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards peppered throughout the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap. Our primary focus is production of nucleus hives and queens. Honey production and pollination are also important to our operation. Our bee customers are big honey producers in the Prairies, right down to local hobbyist beekeepers. Our honey and hive product customers tend to be local and regional, but we do sell honey BC wide, and even into Alberta. At Wild Antho our values … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

JOB: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Ecotrust Canada, Food Systems Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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Ecotrust Canada, in Prince Rupert, BC, is hiring a Food Systems Coordinator! About Ecotrust Canada Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising charity powered by the vision of people and nature thriving together. We develop innovative economic solutions that enable rural, remote and Indigenous communities across Canada to lead in the management of and benefit from, local resources – from fisheries to forests to housing and energy.  Our on the ground work and systems approach is entrepreneurial, partnership based and relentlessly practical. Learn more at Ecotrust.ca. About the Northwest Food Systems Initiative 2021 will be the inaugural year for the Northwest Food … Continue reading JOB: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Ecotrust Canada, Food Systems Coordinator

Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden for lease in Abbotsford

Posted by Darcy Smith on January 14, 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 farm-within-a-farm is 0.25 acres of market garden space tucked away on a successful pastured poultry farm. There are established beds that have been cultivated with mixed vegetable crops in previous years, as well as a 20×20 greenhouse for planting and storage. The area is set up with an irrigation system, and the soil is healthy and nutrient-rich. There is a shared cold storage space that would be made … Continue reading Land Opportunity: 1/4 acre Market garden for lease in Abbotsford

FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Hay Farm Helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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A hay farm in Vernon/Armstrong, BC is seeking a hay farm helper for the 2021 season! ABOUT the farm We have a total of 240 acres on two farms. We live on a 160 acre farm that is mixed pasture and hay. The farm is located in a peaceful valley with a creek running through it. We are improving both properties with reseeding, new irrigation, improved fences, and weed control. We implement regenerative agriculture practices. DESIRED QUALITIES The candidate will have an interest in, and experience with farm machinery operation and maintenance. They will be able to work alone, without … Continue reading FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Hay Farm Helper

JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

LAND/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: 9.9 acre Cherry Orchard in Naramata, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on January 14, 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 CC Orchards is a 9.9 acre conventional cherry orchard located on Naramata Rd at the border of Naramata & Penticton.  There are 3.5 acres of traditionally planted mature cherries (2 acres in Lapins, 1.2 acres in Stellas / Lamberts and the remaining in Vans, Rainiers, Sweethearts) with an additional 3 acres that could be further developed either as orchard or vegetables gardens.  The remaining 3.4 acres are taken … Continue reading LAND/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: 9.9 acre Cherry Orchard in Naramata, BC

FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2021

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Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking 3 Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving crops in summer and some greens over winter. We are working on season extension and … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

FARM JOBS: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 11, 2021

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Looking to advance your farming skills though a farm crew job on southern Vancouver Island? Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring two farm crew members for the 2021 season! About Vitality Farm Vitality Farm is a mixed one acre certified organic veggie and strawberry farm run by Diana and Doug Brubaker. We are focused on providing quality products serving our community through our CSA programs, new online-store, local chefs and two regional markets. Vitality Farm is one of a number of farmers who are part of the Lohbrunner Community Farm Cooperative (LCFC) stewards of this 13 acre farm with a … Continue reading FARM JOBS: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew