Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

Posted by Michelle Lam on June 20, 2022

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

You’re probably here because you want to see a change in the future of food growing and farming. At the heart of that change is who grows our food, and even more so – who is able to access the resources to do so.  Like us, you’ve probably noticed that certain farmer demographics are more predominantly represented than others. The question then is – how do we break down these barriers so that EVERYONE can succeed? We believe that it starts with education.  As an organization focused on new and young farmers, we want to centre equity-deserving farmers in the … Continue reading Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Food Growing and Farming

Enthusiastic Entrepreneurial Couple Farm on Leased Land

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on June 30, 2022

We met young farmers David and Bethany through their search for farmland as participants in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landholders interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. ~ Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm: We are two enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about the opportunities provided us by the natural … Continue reading Enthusiastic Entrepreneurial Couple Farm on Leased Land

FARM JOBS: Lumby, BC – Echo Haskap Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 29, 2022

Echo Haskap Farm in Lumby,  BC, is seeking Farm Workers! ABOUT Echo Haskap Farm Nestled in a quiet valley, three fields slope gently towards a hidden stream. In the spring, thousands of young bushes bear pale, fragrant blossoms. Named after the neighbouring Echo Lake Provincial Park, our certified organic farm is called Echo Haskap, and we’re looking for a Farm Workers for the 2022 season. We grow Haskap Berry – Canada’s own Superfood for our local communities in beautiful British Columbia. We are working to make Haskap a new source of pride for British Columbians and our agricultural sector and … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Lumby, BC – Echo Haskap Farm, Farm Workers

FARM JOB: Vancouver/Ladner, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 28, 2022

River and Sea Flowers in Vancouver/Ladner, BC is seeking a Farm Crew member! ABOUT River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a small family farm growing certified organic cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, just 30 km from Vancouver. Established on shared family land in 2016, we grow a huge diversity of flowers on just over an acre, split between the field and a few stationary, rolling and heated hoop houses. Our harvest season goes from April right through to November. We attend farmer’s markets in Vancouver, supply florists and a farm gate stand, run … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver/Ladner, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew

JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

Posted by Fai Hui on June 24, 2022

You’re invited to an outdoor  Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows in Agassiz, B.C.! Miellie Meadows is a certified organic farm that supplies the local community with seasonal fruits, vegetables and specialty Items. The farm itself is situated on Agassiz’s high ground, and has been farmed organically for at least 57 years and counting. The current growing space consists of 7,000 square feet of garden beds, an 800 square foot unheated greenhouse, over 20 mature blueberry bushes, and boasts a 35 tree apple tree orchard from the famed Brae Island Heritage Apple Orchard in Fort Langley. With a sound and stable … Continue reading JUL 16-17, 2022: Agassiz, BC – Farm Tour at Miellie Meadows

FARM JOB: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Agricultural Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 24, 2022

Stable Harvest Farm in Langley, BC is seeking an Agricultural Assistant! ABOUT Stable Harvest Farm Stable Harvest Farm is a 65 acre social enterprise non-profit farm in Langley, BC. Established in 2020 the farm has had two successful seasons growing fresh organic produce for emergency food relief to those in need. Moving into 2022 the organization will focus on primary/intermediate educational programming hosting thousands of youth in an interactive experiential agricultural tour. We have partnered with BC Agriculture in the Classroom to bring students in for educational experiences. Stable Harvest Farm is looking for hardworking and motivated candidates for the … Continue reading FARM JOB: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Agricultural Assistant

FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 21, 2022

Pilgrims’ Produce near Armstrong and Vernon is looking for a Fruit Worker for the 2022 season! This established certified organic farm is a fun place to work. It’s peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE Pilgrims’ Produce is a 13.7 acre farm nestled below the beautiful Eagle Rock Cliffs, close to Armstrong and Vernon BC. We are a certified organic mixed farm growing a wide variety of vegetables, as well as fruits, berries and nuts. This farm was established in 1991 with big vision and passion, caring for this little piece of land and for the community around us. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker

FARM JOB: Brussels, Huron County, ON – St. Brigids Dairy, Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 21, 2022

St. Brigids Dairy in Brussels, Huron County, Ontario is seeking a Forage, Pasture and Organic Crop Manager! ABOUT St. Brigids Dairy St. Brigid’s Dairy Ltd, is a 300 organic Jersey cow dairy managed on 1200+ acres of land. The farm has started a value-added butter business utilizing outside co-packers to process premium Grassfed Organic Jersey butter. The farm is located just a mile from a town that is a very nice community in rural Huron County. Nearby options for schooling, shopping, supplies. Local hiking trails and Maitland River suitable for canoeing. This position is all pasture, forage and feeding operations … Continue reading FARM JOB: Brussels, Huron County, ON – St. Brigids Dairy, Forage, Pasture & Organic Crop Manager

LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 21, 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 A one acre established market garden is available for lease in the Comox Valley. This plot is currently under production will be available to new growers for the 2023 or 2024 season. It is irrigated, fenced, fertile, has neutral ph, great sun exposure and road/highway access. The owners have been running a successful market garden onsite for eight years and have set up lots of infrastructure. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: One Acre Turn-Key Productive Market Garden – Courtenay, BC

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Farmers on 57th, Urban Farming Assistant & Education Program Officer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 20, 2022

Farmers on 57th in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Urban Farming Assistant & Education Program Officer! ABOUT Farmers on 57th Farmers on 57th is a therapeutic & educational urban farm on the grounds of George Pearson Centre, a long-term care facility for people with disabilities in Vancouver, BC. For over 10 years, Farmers on 57th has grown into a thriving 70 household CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) market garden, offering courses and tours to the public. We also run a weekly enabling garden program for Pearson residents, allowing those living with disabilities to grow, harvest and enjoy their own-grown food and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Farmers on 57th, Urban Farming Assistant & Education Program Officer

JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 20, 2022

You’re invited to a Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm in Surrey, BC! A Rocha is a christian non-profit focused on caring for the environment through education, conservation science and sustainable agriculture. Their farm is about 2.5 acres with about half of their production in a no-till system (they just switched over this year!). Their primary focus is their CSA with 170 shares, but they also sell at their farm market on site, do a bit of wholesale and restaurant sales, and donate shares/produce to partner agencies through grants and donations. Their team varies quite a bit through … Continue reading JUL 16, 2022: SURREY, BC – Farm Tour & Potluck at A Rocha Farm