Blog Category: British Columbia

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-4ACRE FARMLAND – RICHMOND, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on April 22, 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 property has four 1-acre parcels of farmland and is ideally situated in Richmond near residential areas, shops and community amenities. The land is divided into 4 plots, separated by wooden fencing. The landowner lives in a home on the property. The land is flat and grassy. City water and electricity are available. Due to the water source, water conserving methods of irrigation would … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1-4ACRE FARMLAND – RICHMOND, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – T Diamond Ranch

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 21, 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 Tessa Terbasket, I am a syilx Nation member and I own T Diamond Ranch. T Diamond Ranch is located in West Kelowna in … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – T Diamond Ranch

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 20, 2021

Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island with the potential of transitioning to an ownership relationship? Or just passionate about farming?  Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring a full time Farm Crew this year to join our team for the 2021 season with an eye to the future for the right person!  Our ideal new Farm Crew would be looking for an opportunity to put their final touches on their skills this year and starting their own business next season.  Working the land along side us would give you an excellent opportunity to see how this idea would fit into … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage for Agricultural Production – Saanichton, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 20, 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 property in rural Saanich has at least 10+ acres available for agricultural use by someone with a vision. Most of the available area is sloped and is overgrown with blackberries and broom, but some of the area is flat and in pasture (perhaps about 1 acre). Water access is from ponds on the property, and some waterline infrastructure is in place. No fencing or outbuildings. Soil … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Acreage for Agricultural Production – Saanichton, BC

FARM JOB: Langley, BC – A Rocha Canada, Summer Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Surrey/Langley, BC is seeking a Summer Farm Assistant! ABOUT A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 2.5-acre mix vegetable production farm that follows organic principles. While transitioning to no-till agriculture we do at times use a Kubota tractor with a tiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a 140+ CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non-profit environmental organization located on a 27-acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a river … Continue reading FARM JOB: Langley, BC – A Rocha Canada, Summer Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: LANGLEY, BC – A Rocha Canada, CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre in Langley, BC is seeking a CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator! ABOUT A Rocha Canada Brooksdale Environmental Centre A Rocha Farm at Brooksdale is a 2.5-acre mix vegetable production farm that follows organic principles. While transitioning to no-till agriculture we do at times use a Kubota tractor with a tiller and disk, 2 Planet Juniors with associated implements, and 2 BCS Tractors with associated implements. Our sales channels include a 140+ CSA, farm gate market, and restaurants. A Rocha Brooksdale is a non-profit environmental organization located on a 27-acre property with farmlands, wetlands, and a … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGLEY, BC – A Rocha Canada, CSA Farm Assistant Coordinator

FARM JOB: Spillimacheen, BC – Flyway Farm & Forest – Spilli Station Cafe, Farm-to-Table Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

Flyway Farm & Forest – Spilli Station Cafe in Spillimacheen/Golden/Radium, British Columbia is seeking a Farm-to-Table Lead for the 2021 season. The farm is also looking for farmers with complementary long-term plans interested in leasing land on the same property. Get your business plans ready and check out the U-Map listing and blog post for more information on long-term possibilities. Read on for the 2021 job description. ABOUT Flyway Farm & Forest and Spilli Station Cafe Flyway Farm & Forest includes (3) Pasture gardens: 15’x50′ tilled gardens + (1) 15’x25 with two Farmer’s Friend caterpillars/hoop houses. We are implementing permaculture activities … Continue reading FARM JOB: Spillimacheen, BC – Flyway Farm & Forest – Spilli Station Cafe, Farm-to-Table Lead

FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

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Empress Acres in Cedar on Vancouver Island, BC is seeking an Agriculture Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Empress Acres Empress Acres is a 69 acre farm in Cedar BC. We currently have planted 14 acres of Empress Splendour trees which is a source of sustainable lumber and carbon draw-down, 1 acre of Noble Fir trees for cut and live Christmas trees, .25 acres of snow peas, pickling cucumbers, dill and beans. We also have a 7 acre hay field and an 18 acre barley field which we are changing to food crops. Machinery we use includes a tractor with … Continue reading FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker

FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

Bonnie’s Bugs IPM in Cowichan and Comox Valley, BC is seeking a Pest, Pollinator and Beneficial Insect Farm Scout! ABOUT Bonnie’s Bugs IPM Bonnie’s Bugs IPM provides monitoring and support to farmers on Vancouver Island. We survey berries, tree fruit and vegetable crops for pest insects as well as pollinators and beneficial insects, in order to assist growers in making evidence-based pest management decisions. Position summary: The farm scout will support a new Vancouver Island-wide farm monitoring project by providing farm scouting activities in the Cowichan and Comox Valleys during the 2021 season. The scout will work independently and interact … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 16, 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 Situated near Prospect Lake, only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, the greenhouse is on a 3 acre property with a home occupied by the owner, plus extensive outbuildings that were formerly used to farm koi fish. The available greenhouse is 70 x 20 ft. It has been partially converted already from koi production and built-out for plant production – with a new polycarbonate roof, ventilation, a dedicated … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC