Blog Category: Apprentice / Intern

Meet Your Future Farmers – 2022 YA Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Michelle Lam on May 03, 2022

We have an exciting bunch of fresh faces joining us for the 2022 Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba! Please join us in welcoming this new cohort of aspiring regenerative and ecological farmers. What is the YA Apprenticeship Program? Our apprenticeships are a full immersion program that puts you into the heart of running a farm business, day in and day out. Our carefully selected family of farm mentors have diverse expertise and skill sets – their farm philosophy is guided by a holistic framework that recognizes the connectedness of the land and people. Although farm activities … Continue reading Meet Your Future Farmers – 2022 YA Apprenticeship Program

INTERNSHIP: OTTAWA, ON – GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment & Agriculture

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 08, 2022

The GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment is Canada’s premier internship program for emerging environmental leaders on Parliament Hill. Since 2018, in partnership with Sustainability Network, GreenPAC has offered outstanding young leaders, aged 18-30, the chance to gain paid, invaluable training and experience alongside some of Canada’s top environmental champions in Ottawa. Each year from September to June, interns work full-time in the Parliament Hill office of a Member of Parliament (MP) with a proven record of environmental commitment. Reflecting GreenPAC’s commitment to nonpartisanship, host MPs come from every major national political party. Interns gain a deep, day-to-day understanding of … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: OTTAWA, ON – GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship for the Environment & Agriculture

INTERNSHIP: LOWER MAINLAND, BC – Honey bee biology intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 07, 2022

The BC Honey Producers Association’s Tech Transfer Program is seeking a Honey bee biology intern for the 2022 season! Organization Legal name: British Columbia Honey Producers Association Branch: Technology Transfer Program Address: PO Box 5594, Victoria, BC V8R 6S4 Email: info@ttp-bchpa.ca Position title: Internship – honey bee health Project: Investigating pest and diseases of the honey bee Type of position: full time (38 h/w) Gross hourly rate: CAD$17/h (no accommodations provided) Gross overall salary: CAD$15,504 Anticipated start: May 2, 2022 Hours of work: flexible daily and weekly schedule to suit the project needs and weather conditions. Working on weekends may … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: LOWER MAINLAND, BC – Honey bee biology intern

INTERNSHIP: JAFFRAY, BC – Corner Veggies

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 05, 2022

Corner Veggies, in Jaffray, BC is seeking an Intern for the 2022 season! ABOUT Corner Veggies Located at the corner of Hwy 3 & Jaffray Baynes Lake Road, CornerVeggies is a 1.3 acre Market Garden using regenerative agricultural principles to grow veggies for the local Cranbrook, Kimberly & Fernie area. 6 MONTH REGENERATIVE FARM INTERNSHIP We are seeking an enthusiastic individual interested in developing farm skills to join our team. You’ll eat well, get lots of exercise and learn all about planting, growing, harvesting and preparing food for local markets. 35 hours/week; $17/hour JOB OVERVIEW: This position is seasonal, from … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: JAFFRAY, BC – Corner Veggies

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 24, 2022

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

INTERNSHIP: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 22, 2022

Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, BC is seeking a KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern! ABOUT Cowichan Green Community This is a small urban farm located in Duncan that produces veggies for the community, to sell on Cow-Op as well as in reFRESH Marketplace and at a market cart on site. From humble beginnings in 2013, the KinPark Youth Urban Farm has blossomed into an urban agriculture demonstration site and working farm, based on the growing principles of permaculture. Open to all members of the public, we utilize this space to increase local food access, train young people in sustainable agriculture, … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

FARM JOB: Fort Steele, BC – SilverTip Ranch, Organic Farm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 10, 2022

SilverTip Ranch in Fort Steele, BC is seeking an Organic Farm Intern! ABOUT SilverTip Ranch SilverTip Ranch is a fourth-generation family farm. We certified organic in 2010 with PACS and 2 years ago started a regenerative grazing program. We have a small cow/calf operation and produce beef to sell locally, organic hay crops for winter feed and organic garlic to sell along with our beef at the local farmer’s market. We are looking for a full-time farm intern for the spring and summer (5 months) who is interested in learning about organic agriculture and regenerative agriculture practices. This is an … Continue reading FARM JOB: Fort Steele, BC – SilverTip Ranch, Organic Farm Intern

Reflections from the Apprenticeship Program – Josephine Junas-Grant

Posted by Kolby Peterson on March 01, 2022

Josephine Junas-Grant apprenticed at The Homestead in Goodfare, Alberta. One year turned into two, and Jo started her own floral enterprise. She shares her experience through an original song, accompanied by Pebbles the dog and melodic background munching by goats. Josephine is now living and farming with Maryann Borch at Good Note Community Farm, near Leduc, Alberta. Lyrics are below. I arrived in early spring time When the ground was bare Worked each inch of soil Planting seeds with care … Rained through the month of June Drenched us to the bone Trudging through the morning chores While kicking at … Continue reading Reflections from the Apprenticeship Program – Josephine Junas-Grant

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – FRESH ROOTS FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on February 08, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer who wants to gain experience growing amazing food for an amazing community? Fresh Roots Farm is excited to offer a meaningful apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Fresh Roots Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Cartwright, MB.  Michelle Schram and Troy Stozek have been farming since 2011, on a quarter section inherited from Michelle’s grandparents. They decided to try and make a living from the land, laying down “fresh roots” along with optimism for a modern yet traditional style of food production. They rent another quarter section from Michelle’s … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – FRESH ROOTS FARM

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: Blue Ridge, AB – Blue Ridge Farms

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 08, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer hoping to be immersed in a farm that’s ‘got it all’? Are you hoping to learn about multiple kinds of livestock, spend time in the garden, help with the farm store, and work with farmers who are also raising some free-range kiddos? Join Jillian and Brett in their adventures on Blue Ridge Farms. About the Farm Brett and Jillian started farming in the spring of 2011. They have slowly taken down the old corrals and built new ones, and filled them with cattle over the years. They are now a 400 head cow-calf ranch and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: Blue Ridge, AB – Blue Ridge Farms