APR 27-28 2024: CAWSTON, BC – Work Party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 21, 2024

We’re back with another work party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden! Come out to lend a hand with spring farm work and building infrastructure to grow Indigenous food sovereignty. Everyone is welcome to attend. There are a variety of tasks to do such as seeding, transplanting, building, cooking for the volunteers, and more. We can’t wait to gather with you and celebrate spring together! DATE: April 27-28, 2024. Join for the whole weekend or as much as you’re able. (If you’d like to drop in to help leading up to the event, contact Dixon and … Continue reading APR 27-28 2024: CAWSTON, BC – Work Party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden

MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2024

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Are you a newer grower looking to up your vegetable gardening game this year? Join us for a Garden Planning 101 workshop on March 31st at Bent Plow Farm just outside Nelson, BC! In this workshop you will learn the fundamentals of planning your vegetable garden for interior BC growing conditions. The class will cover how to plan for continued harvest, including the timing of seeding and transplanting, plant spacing, and crop succession. Participants can bring along a map of their garden space to get support with creating their own growing plan. This workshop is intended for beginner home gardeners … Continue reading MAR 31, 2024: NELSON, BC – Garden Planning 101 Workshop at Bent Plow Farm

MAR 4, 2024: ONLINE – No-Till for New Farmers: Market Gardening with Farmer Jesse

Posted by Alex on February 16, 2024

Are you dreaming of growing beautiful vegetables? Do you love soil microbes? Is regenerating the land part of your farming vision? Then join us for the no-till for new farmers webinar to learn about no-till vegetable production with Farmer Jesse! When searching online for guidance on starting a no-till farm, the sheer volume of videos and guidance out there can quickly feel like a firehose of information. It can be overwhelming to simply find the information that is helpful for you in your context. In this talk, Farmer Jesse Frost will bring the idea of no-till down to its basics … Continue reading MAR 4, 2024: ONLINE – No-Till for New Farmers: Market Gardening with Farmer Jesse

MAR 11, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Land Access through Conservation

Posted by Fred Reibin on February 08, 2024

Are you dreaming of growing food on the prairies? Have you been dropping hints to your friends to join you? Looking for land, but don’t know how to make it a reality? The third of three stories on how to find farmland on the prairies features Ross MacDonald of 98 Ranch – Ross is a first-generation rancher and professional agrologist in southern Saskatchewan. 98 Ranch Inc. is a 5,000 acre ranch that produces grass-fed beef and strives for grassland and related wildlife habitat conservation. Ross was able to access his land through conservation initiatives.  He is actively engaged with the … Continue reading MAR 11, 2024: ONLINE – Finding Farmland on the Prairies: Land Access through Conservation

FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

Posted by Kat Roger on January 22, 2024

Join Darcy Smith, YA’s BC Land Matching Program Manager, and Pascale Schittecatte, YA’s Okanagan Land Matcher, to learn the tools for effective land sharing negotiations. Learn about communication styles, compromising with integrity and maximizing mutual benefit for both farmers and landholders. This session will feature easy-to-adopt tips for having great collaborative conversations so you can work together to figure out the terms of your land sharing relationship. We will emphasize communication tools that, when used effectively, can ensure longevity, stability and respect in your land-sharing relationship. Discover how to assess your own and others’ communication styles and build a toolbox … Continue reading FEB 28, 2024: ONLINE – Land Sharing Negotiation Dos and Don’ts

FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

Posted by Nyree Marsh on January 22, 2024

Are you a rancher wondering what transition looks like for you? Do you have farmland that isn’t being cultivated? Are you farming land without a formal agreement? Are you interested in sharing farmland and don’t know how to get started? ASK A LAND MATCHER! Join Land Matcher Nyree Marsh to network and learn about how the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) can support you. Nyree will share information and answer questions about leasing land, the land matching process and farm transition. Kip Cantrell of Thistle Farm will join Nyree to share his experience with the BCLMP and talk about farming … Continue reading FEB 22, 2024: Wynndel, BC – ASK A LAND MATCHER

FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 14, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Okanagan Land Matcher, Pascale Schittecatte will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, legal considerations, and … Continue reading FEB 24, 2024: Coldstream, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

FARM JOB: Richmond, BC – Richmond GAIA Farm, Farm Assistant

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 22, 2024

Richmond GAIA Farm in Richmond, BC is seeking a Farm Assistant! Are you a dynamic, energetic person with farming experience? Then we need you on our team at Richmond GAIA Farm. ABOUT Richmond GAIA Farm Richmond GAIA Farm is a 17-acre peri-urban farm in Richmond, B.C., with 7 acres dedicated to active farming activities. We’ve been in business since 2014, growing and marketing a lush selection of naturally grown vegetables, berries, and GMO-free eggs from our stock of free-range chickens. We take pride in our farm’s vision to grow quality food in a pesticide-free environment and to maintain high standards … Continue reading FARM JOB: Richmond, BC – Richmond GAIA Farm, Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistants

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 22, 2024

Mara Valley Produce in Enderby, BC is seeking full & part-time Organic Farm Assistants for the 2024 season! ABOUT Mara Valley Produce We are a Certified Organic farm, growing a variety of vegetables on 20 acres, including field and greenhouse crops. Our produce is available year-round to wholesale distributers, food processors, organic box programs, restaurants, and backcountry ski lodges. Our local delivery ranges from Kelowna to Revelstoke. We supply Urban Harvest organic food delivery service in Kelowna and Shuswap Organics. You can find our produce at multiple grocery stores including Salmon Arm Askews, Vernon Nature’s Fare, and Enderby IGA. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistants

FARM JOB: Winlaw, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 21, 2024

Ravine Creek Farm in Winlaw, BC is seeking a Field Crew! ABOUT Ravine Creek Farm In operation since 2010, Ravine Creek Farm is a 3 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located in the Slocan Valley, BC. We sell our produce at the Nelson, BC Farmer’s Market, at our farmstand, and our CSA program serving 30 members. Our farm is Certified Organic and in 2019 we began the transition to no-till. Since then we have transitioned our entire production in no-till. We grow 1.5 acres of vegetables and 1.5 acres of grass hay. We are passionate farmers who love what … Continue reading FARM JOB: Winlaw, BC – Ravine Creek Farm, Field Crew

FARM JOB: Qualicum Beach, BC – Fierce Love Farm, Farm hand

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 20, 2024

Fierce Love Farm in Qualicum Beach, BC is seeking a Farm hand! ABOUT Fierce Love Farm Fierce Love Farm is a small scale farm in beautiful Qualicum Beach, the territory of the Qualicum First Nation, Snaw-naw-as, and K’ómoks peoples. We grow our vegetables, berries, and flowers on 2 acres of sandy coastal soil, and sell at the local farmers’ market, which is one of the best and busiest markets on Vancouver Island, and to independent small grocers and local restaurants. We are entering our 7th season running Fierce Love Farm, and love growing food for our small, charming, and friendly … Continue reading FARM JOB: Qualicum Beach, BC – Fierce Love Farm, Farm hand

FARM JOB: PEMBERTON, BC – PLENTY WILD FARMS, 2024 FARM CREW

Posted by Alyssa Belter on February 20, 2024

Are you passionate about good food? Do you want to make a difference through farming & environmental stewardship? Plenty Wild Farms in Pemberton, BC is looking for two more folks to be part of our Farm Crew for the 2024 season & beyond. Come join our team! ABOUT PLENTY WILD FARMS We are a small, certified organic farm dedicated to growing top-quality produce for our local communities. 2024 will be our 12th year in operation and we plan to grow 50+ different types of vegetables on ~4 acres. These veggies will be sold through our online store, farm stand and … Continue reading FARM JOB: PEMBERTON, BC – PLENTY WILD FARMS, 2024 FARM CREW

FARM JOB: Prince George, BC – Northern Lights Estate Winery, Berry Farm Manager

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 20, 2024

Northern Lights Estate Winery in Prince George, BC is seeking a Berry Farm Manager! ABOUT Northern Lights Estate Winery Northern Lights Estate Winery is the most northern winery and largest fruit winery in BC. It grows fruit at two different locations. Each site is unique, and requires different skills and experience. The winery also hosts multiple events such as weddings, a Sunflower Festival and offers the best view in town for its Bistro customers and employees. We are proud to be Prince George no 1 place to visit for its wine and beautiful site. We are looking for two enthusiastic … Continue reading FARM JOB: Prince George, BC – Northern Lights Estate Winery, Berry Farm Manager

FARM JOB: Gore Bay, ON – Three Forks Farms Manitoulin, Farm Crew & Crew Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 15, 2024

Three Forks Farms Manitoulin in Gore Bay, Ontario is seeking a Farm Crew + Crew Lead! ABOUT Three Forks Farms Manitoulin Three Forks Farms is an organic vegetable, seed and chicken farm located on Manitoulin Island. We have been growing in the Northeastern for 9 years, to both direct to retail and wholesale markets. In 2024 we will be doing 2 off-farm markets, operating our Farm Store and our weekly food box program of 150+ members. All production is in adherence with the organic standards as Three Forks Farms is certified by Eco-Cert Canada. We use a combination of mechanical … Continue reading FARM JOB: Gore Bay, ON – Three Forks Farms Manitoulin, Farm Crew & Crew Lead