B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 06, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Christine Sayegh owner of Belle-Isle Farm and my mentor is Robin Tunnicliffe of Sea Bluff Farm.  Where do you farm? We are located … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

#RISINGYOUTH community service grants

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 05, 2021

Do you have a simple project idea to support your community? #RisingYouth is a program led by TakingITGlobal that empowers young people aged 15 to 30 across Canada to give back to their community through grants of $250, $750, and $1,500. THEY HAVE THREE LEVELS OF GRANTS AVAILABLE: Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. You’ll hear from them within 30 days of applying! They are currently prioritizing grant applications that respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic. All grantees and projects must comply with applicable public health guidelines in their province or territory. Please postpone applications for any projects involving in-person … Continue reading #RISINGYOUTH community service grants

FARM JOB: Vancouver & Delta, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Farm & Market Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society in Vancouver & Delta, BC is seeking a Farm and Market Worker! ABOUT Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society Our schoolyard farms produce good food for the community, empower youth through vocational skills development, and serve as hands-on outdoor classrooms for students. In this key role, the Farm and Market Worker will be responsible for supporting the effective running of our bi-weekly produce markets, as well as production on our farm site in Delta. You will work with the Good Food team to support our educational farms towards our production, sales and educational goals. If you … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver & Delta, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society, Farm & Market Worker

FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm in Chase, BC is seeking a Lead Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm We are a direct to customer produce farm located in Chase, BC, along the shore of the South Thompson river. We grow 30 acres of produce with a focus on sweetcorn for fresh sale at local farmers markets and our roadside stand, which operates in the months of July and August. Alongside sweetcorn, we produce and sell potatoes, squash, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage, carrots, and beets. We also grow a diversified garden and produce other on-farm products for family, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – City Beet Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

City Beet Farm in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT City Beet Farm City Beet Farm is a small-scale urban farm located in Mount Pleasant, Riley Park, and Southlands in Vancouver. We grow vegetables and cut-flowers on 13 sites made up of front and backyards. We sell our produce and flowers through our weekly CSA, pop-up markets and select grocers. We look forward to sharing knowledge and providing a collaborative and supportive work environment. It’s City Beet’s ninth season but its first season with the current ownership, so it’s an exciting time to get … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – City Beet Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms , Blueberry Picker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC is seeking a Blueberry Picker/Harvester/Sorter! ABOUT Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point, Ladysmith. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well as raise miniature livestock. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and also from our farm store. We have a mission of creating a well-balanced ecosystem and rich soils that produce nutrient-dense foods while treating the environment and the animals with respect. Our farm is not … Continue reading FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms , Blueberry Picker

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acre Property for Farm Development – Comox, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 03, 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 80 acre property is surrounded by forest and located near the Powell River ferry in Comox. Deforested by the previous owners, the current landowners have recently cleared about 30 acres of stumps and are looking for a farmer to bring the land into food production. About 45 acres, behind a creek that bisects the property, is still in stumps. The land is mostly level and has … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 80 Acre Property for Farm Development – Comox, BC

YA Apprenticeship 2021 – Vanscoy, SK – Farm One Forty

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 03, 2021

Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a mixed farm with livestock diversity and veggies on the prairies to gain more skills, knowledge and experience? Farm One Forty in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! APPRENTICE POSITION OPEN ABOUT FARM ONE FORTY Farm One Forty is located near Vanscoy, Saskatchewan within Treaty 6 Territory. Arlie Laroche and her husband,  Brett grew up on conventional farms, where they gained extensive knowledge about farming. As young adults they began learning about regenerative agriculture and permaculture and wanted to implement those aspects into their own farm. Their goal is health and … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2021 – Vanscoy, SK – Farm One Forty

2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 03, 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. Spring is here and if you’re still thinking about land for this year or for next season, check out these land opportunities from across the Kootenays / Columbia Basin! More will continue to be added to this post so check back once in awhile for new opportunities across the region. These opportunities are registered with the BC Land Matching Program so I’m teaming up with these landowners to find enterprising farmers looking … Continue reading 2021 KOOTENAY / COLUMBIA BASIN LAND OPPORTUNITY ROUND-UP!

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 03, 2021

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a mixed farm with livestock and veggies to gain more skills, knowledge and experience? Well, Grovenland Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED – APPLY ASAP ABOUT Grovenland Farm Grovenland is located near Lanigan, Saskatchewan on the edge of Treaty 4 & 6 Three generations farm together at Grovenland Farm. In 2011, Lisa and Ben Martens Bartel moved from Winnipeg to the family farm to begin a new farming story with Ben’s parents, John and Denise Bartel. They all enjoy hosting people on the farm and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM