All posts by Michalina Hunter

JOB: ANYWHERE IN BC: Communications & Creative Lead, BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 11, 2020

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The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is seeking a Communications & Creative Lead! About BC Association of Farmers’ Markets A provincial non-profit, the mission of BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is to support, develop and promote member farmers’ markets across all regions of British Columbia. BCAFM is a unified voice for 145+ member farmers’ markets, home to over 4,000+ farmers, food processors and artisans who share a common vision of ‘BC Grow, Make, Bake’. In addition to many other exciting projects and initiatives, BCAFM is proud to lead the BC Farmers’ Market Trail campaign and deliver the BC Farmers’ … Continue reading JOB: ANYWHERE IN BC: Communications & Creative Lead, BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

Support Sovereign Seeds: Indigenous-led Seed Crisis Response Circle

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 03, 2020

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Covid-19 has had tremendous impacts on food security, with disproportionate impacts on Indigenous people due to pre-existing injustices. Sovereign Seeds has responded by launching a Covid-19 Indigenous Seed Crisis Response Circle to collaboratively grow ancestral seed crops and lovingly re-distribute them to Indigenous individuals and initiatives who need them. About the COVID-19 Indigenous Seed Crisis Response Circle “In response to the preexisting food insecurities intensified by COVID-19, Sovereign Seeds is facilitating the COVID-19 Indigenous Seed Crisis Response Circle, an Indigenous seed stewardship collective operating with a commitment to nurture Indigenous seed varieties for improved seed health and access through and … Continue reading Support Sovereign Seeds: Indigenous-led Seed Crisis Response Circle

Fields of Hope: Fundraiser for YA!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 02, 2020 1 Comment

Local photographer Andrée Thorpe has been photographing life on farms for four years. She goes beyond capturing daily activities to focus on what it really means to have a deep commitment to the land, to the community, and to social good. She has learned that farming is serious hard work and that you cannot be afraid to embrace it.  Andrée has published a beautiful book called Fields of Hope. It is a collection of images that celebrates farmers and their way of life. With it, the goal is to create a sequence of images in unity to praise and honour their craft and … Continue reading Fields of Hope: Fundraiser for YA!

FARM JOB: Wakefield, QC – Rock’s End Farm, Fall Grazing Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 27, 2020

Rock’s End Farm in Wakefield, Quebec is looking for a Fall Grazing Assistant! ABOUT Rock’s End Farm Nestled in the beautiful Gatineau Hills just 5 minutes from the village of Wakefield, Quebec, Rock’s End Farm is a 300-acre certified organic farm providing sustainably raised meats and wool to the members of our community. We raise sheep for wool and meat, beef cattle, dairy cattle (for home consumption), pastured pork, and pastured poultry. We provide our products to the public via farmgate sales, home-delivery and neighbourhood drop sites, and sales at the farmers’ market and craft fairs (some of these cancelled … Continue reading FARM JOB: Wakefield, QC – Rock’s End Farm, Fall Grazing Assistant

SEPT-NOV, 2020: ONLINE – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 25, 2020

Give your progressive food business a leg up with Feeding Growth! This series of five workshops provides practical tips for progressive retail and packaged goods companies to reach and maintain success. Each workshop follows the Feeding Growth recipe: personable and caring food industry mentors share advice; participants engage in hands-on exercises; and the helpful community of progressive change-makers connects over tasty local food. The series culminates with a keynote event celebrating our graduates and the local food movement. WORKSHOP DATES   Brand & Marketing, September 24, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Online via Zoom   Sales & Distribution, October 8, … Continue reading SEPT-NOV, 2020: ONLINE – SCALE YOUR PROGRESSIVE FOOD BUSINESS

INTERNSHIP: NEAT, Digital & Information Technology Development

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 25, 2020

NEAT is excited to be seeking an intern candidate to head up digital and information technology projects. This is a temporary, full time position that will develop the tools and frameworks to help us meet our mission and vision. Funding for this position is generously provided by the Government of Canada & facilitated through BC Technology for Learning Society. JOB DESCRIPTION The Digital & Information Technology Development position is based in Fort St John, BC and will report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will: Research, plan & build robust technological tools and frameworks to support NEAT’s day to … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: NEAT, Digital & Information Technology Development

[Filled] FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 21, 2020

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This position has been filled through youngagrarians.org. VIEW MORE FARM JOBS AND APPRENTICESHIPS ON OUR JOBS PAGE.  Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria, BC) is looking for another member to help them finish up the season on a high.  They’ve got a bountiful field of crops to bring in! ABOUT SEA BLUFF FARM We are a 6-acre diverse vegetable farm located in Metchosin, a sweet rural enclave outside Victoria. While we grow a lot of greens and high value crops, we are most excited about really feeding people with our potatoes, squashes and brassicas. We grow about 40 varieties … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhand

Land Sharing Opportunity at Crickhollow – Neustadt, Ontario

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2020

This is an invitation for you to run your own market garden in the context of our larger farm at Crickhollow in Neustadt, Ontario! We moved here in 2007 with our children who were eight and five at the time. When we arrive d the fields were ploughed as close to the property lines as possible filled with the conventional rotation of corn, grain and hay. We didn’t know any of our neighbours and had no farming experience. During the last dozen years we have helped the hedgerows fill out, taken tons of farming courses, read tons of farming books, … Continue reading Land Sharing Opportunity at Crickhollow – Neustadt, Ontario

SEP 10, 2020: CHILLIWACK, BC – Land Social at Yarrow Ecovillage

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2020

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Yarrow Ecovillage in Chilliwack, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Yarrow Ecovillage is an intentional community that consists of co-housing and a 20-acre organic farm. The farm portion is leased to several farmers who grow vegetables, flowers, and food forestry products. They currently have some land available for lease for the right fit, as well as some housing opportunities for sale.  We will tour … Continue reading SEP 10, 2020: CHILLIWACK, BC – Land Social at Yarrow Ecovillage

Looking for Land: Farmer seeking land to grow garlic near Prince George, B.C.

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 17, 2020

We have more land seekers and opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with the 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 FARMER Hola! I was born and raised in Barcelona – daughter of a Catalan mother and a Canadian father – where I did my schooling and obtained a post-secondary degree in professional cooking. I immigrated to Vancouver in 2008 out of a sense of adventure where I started working as a server. In an unforeseen turn of events, I found my way out of the … Continue reading Looking for Land: Farmer seeking land to grow garlic near Prince George, B.C.