Reconciliation Training is Available for BC Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 12, 2022

reconciliation training for farmers

Are you a farmer located in BC wondering how to honour the Indigenous lands you steward? kinSHIFT hosts a beautiful online training about cultivating stronger relationships with Indigenous peoples and places, and we’ve received funds to subsidize the cost for BC farmers. About the Training The workshops are a 4-part series called “Elements of Truth: Before Reconciliation”. The next round’s dates are on Fridays: September 30th, October 7th, 14th, and 21st from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. PST. Learn, ask questions, and make mistakes in a safer environment, while building a foundation for engaging meaningfully with Indigenous peoples. An experiential workshop … Continue reading Reconciliation Training is Available for BC Farmers

WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

Posted by Darcy Smith on August 23, 2022

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

Young Agrarians is hiring a Land Matcher for the Central and North region of B.C. Location: Central or Northern B.C. Deadline for Applications: Monday, September 19, 2022 at 12pm PST. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  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.  The Land Matcher role requires an individual who is process-oriented, has excellent communication and project … Continue reading WE’RE HIRING! LAND MATCHER – CENTRAL & NORTHERN B.C.

OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 20, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor Land Social and Tool School at Linden Lane Farms in Krestova (near Nelson). Linden Lane Farms operates on leased family land, as well as two other properties in the area, with agreements supported through the BC Land Matching Program. The thriving organic farm serves retail, Farmers Markets and consumers directly in the area through their CSA and on farm sales and also hosts one of three Kootenay Local Agricultural Society tool libraries. If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, as well as affordable tool rentals available, join us for this … Continue reading OCT 23, 2022: KRESTOVA, BC – Land Social & Tool School at Linden Lane Farms

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 ACRES OF FARMLAND – MAPLE RIDGE, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 19, 2022

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 Near 112 Ave and Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge, this residential/homestead property has 1.5 acres of farmland available. There is well water and electricity available.  ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landholders live on this 3 acre non-ALR property. They would like to see the land put to good use and are open to market garden vegetables, mushrooms, fruit trees and bees. The landholders would … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 ACRES OF FARMLAND – MAPLE RIDGE, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Lake Community Farm Coop – 100 Mile House, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on September 16, 2022

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 Horse Lake Community Farm Co-operative was formed in 2006 after the original farming family intended to sell but wanted the property to be kept as agricultural land. The 130-acre property is located on Horse Lake about a 1/2 hr. drive from 100 Mile House. The farm is owned by shareholders and run by a board of directors who leases the land to 3 different farmers and their … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Horse Lake Community Farm Coop – 100 Mile House, BC

FARM JOB: Toronto, Ontario – Joyfully Organic Farm, Fall Staff

Posted by Keren Lifshitz on September 15, 2022

Joyfully Organic Farm in Toronto, Ontario is seeking Fall Staff! ABOUT Joyfully Organic Farm Joyfully Organic Farm is a skilled, successful and dynamic Certified Local Organic vegetable farm in the Greater Toronto Area. We have a deep love of amazing food + strong farming practices. We have an awesome community of customers who share our love of eating well! We provide food for prominent Farmers Markets in Toronto, a large CSA, and wholesale relationships to local food purveyors. Joyfully Organic Farm focuses on lean operational efficiencies, bio-intensive planting, multi-successions, high yields per acreage, and laughing a lot. Our farm engages … Continue reading FARM JOB: Toronto, Ontario – Joyfully Organic Farm, Fall Staff

Malt Made The Old School Way with Organic Alberta Grain

Posted by Michelle Lam on September 14, 2022

Hogarth Malt is a small malthouse located in Olds, Alberta that uses organic grain for their traditionally crafted malts. Most people are familiar with the four main ingredients of beer: water, yeast, hops, and malt. Maybe if you’re adventurous enough, you’ve even tried to brew your own beer at home. Perhaps even harvested your own hops or grew your own grain! Making beer is a work of art, which involves selecting ingredients to create unique flavour profiles. One very important ingredient in that mix is malt. Malt is much more complex than simply throwing grains into your beer though.  Malt … Continue reading Malt Made The Old School Way with Organic Alberta Grain

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 13, 2022

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 Near 64 Ave and 256 St in Langley, this residential property has 1.5 acres of fallow farmland available. Previously used as a corral or paddock, the land is partially fenced. There is well water and electricity available. A small garage may be made available as a workspace for processing vegetables or storing equipment.  ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The landholders live on this 5 acre … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1.5 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: READY FOR GREENHOUSES – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on September 12, 2022

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 Near 264 St and 69 Ave in Langley, this residential property has 3 acres available that is  suitable for a greenhouse, vertical farming or nursery operation. The land is levelled and gravelled. It previously housed 60,000 square feet of greenhouses owned by a local nursery. Electricity and (limited) well water are available. A holding tank will be required to pump and store water … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: READY FOR GREENHOUSES – LANGLEY, BC

Soaking It All In: Spring and Summer Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

Posted by Alex on September 08, 2022

Photo by Brenda B. As part of the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers course, a group of farmers, growers, and food lovers across many Indigenous territories and ecosystems have committed to one year of active ecological observation based on the Blackfoot lunar calendar. Students pick a study site in their area and visit it often in order to recognize and learn from the patterns, relationships, and cycles they observe. Here are some of their reflections from the first part of summer. The first few lunar cycles of summer have been dynamic and vibrant. We passed though the summer solstice and watched … Continue reading Soaking It All In: Spring and Summer Reflections from the Blackfoot Phenology for Farmers Course

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Keren Lifshitz on September 06, 2022

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in their permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager