Blog Category: Thompson Okanagan

FARM JOB + ACCOMMODATION: PEACHLAND, BC – The Homestead Organic Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2019

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The Homestead Organic Farm in Peachland, BC is seeking a couple to live and work on the farm long term! About The Homestead Organic Farm We have been farming  organically at our 120 year old Homestead in Peachland, BC, for 33 years. We raised produce commercially for the past 32 years, but are currently only growing hay for sale. We still have gardens, berries, fruit, and a greenhouse. Desired Qualities We are  looking for someone, preferably a couple, who is interested in living and working on an organic farm, long term.  The qualities we are looking for are honesty, a good communicator, … Continue reading FARM JOB + ACCOMMODATION: PEACHLAND, BC – The Homestead Organic Farm

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 01, 2019

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Job Posting for Maternity Leave: Book Keeper The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) is seeking to hire an experienced temporary bookkeeper to cover maternity leave for 12-18 months. The Bookkeeper works closely with the COABC Executive Director. This is a part time position, 14 hours (2 days) per week. The position will be based out of our Vernon office. COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony.  COABC views the organic certification system as an effective way to move agricultural production to more sustainable methods.  The organization also supports activities that contribute to … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Bookkeeper

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 acres + Farm Buildings + Possible Home in Summerland, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on July 16, 2019

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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 10 acres parcel in the ALR is 4 km west of Summerland at 580 m above sea level. It is located on public roads on route to the Kettle Valley Steam Train Station.  There is domestic and irrigation water supplied by the irrigation district. The land has a southern exposure and is a glacial silt, easy to work and very fertile. The land owners have lovingly cultivated … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 10 acres + Farm Buildings + Possible Home in Summerland, B.C

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3+ acres in North Glenmore, Kelowna, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 26, 2019

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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 3-5 acres of farmable land in the prime farming region of North Glenmore, Kelowna.  Most of the property is irrigated (with irrigation and domestic water available) and is fully fenced/gated. The land was previously used for horse grazing pasture. In addition, there is a fully fenced in approximate 1.3 acre moderately sloped, treed area suitable for livestock. Southern exposure and fertile soils makes this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3+ acres in North Glenmore, Kelowna, B.C

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Event Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 11, 2019

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Job Posting for Event Coordinator Contract for BC Organic Conference 2020 The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) is seeking to contract an experienced event coordinator to work closely with a committee to plan and host a three day conference in February 2020. The COABC Conference provides educational and networking opportunities for new and established organic operators, as well as those keen to learn more about the world of organic farming. The Contractor shall be responsible for: Administration, Finances and Communication: • Scheduling and attending teleconference meetings with the Conference Team • Budget preparation and record keeping to ensure conference … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Event Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3/4 acre Farm Site Available, Vernon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 06, 2019

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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 OPPORTUNITY: Okanagan College – Vernon Campus has created a two-acre Demonstration Garden that promotes sustainable practices in an effort to preserve, stimulate and promote agricultural and ecological ventures in the Okanagan Valley. The initiative has been focused on providing a space for education, learning, and community programming regarding local food and agriculture. At this time, the site includes Patchworks Farms (a community garden/farm for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3/4 acre Farm Site Available, Vernon, B.C.

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for Vineyard, Kelowna B.C.

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on June 04, 2019

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ABOUT THE LAND 14 acres of farmable land in the prime farming region of Glenmore, Kelowna. 12.8 acres of irrigation rights available for use. The land currently sits fallow, however it was previously a pear orchard. Southern exposure and fertile soils makes this property desirable growing land for a vineyard or other orchard type crop requiring lots of sunshine and good drainage. Consider this opportunity a blank canvas for your farming enterprise, minutes from Kelowna’s downtown metropolis. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The owners, a young couple, will be living on the property and are looking for a farmer would like to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Land for Vineyard, Kelowna B.C.

FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2019

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Fre-Da-Ro Farm, a certified organic livestock farm in Enderby, BC, is seeking a permanent, full-time Organic Farm Worker! About Fre-Da-Ro Farm Fre-Da-Ro Farm is an organic sheep, chicken and grain farm with a small breeding herd of Lowline Angus cattle. The farm is situated along the Shuswap river with a wonderful view of the Enderby Cliffs. Tractors are used for field prep and for feeding of animals. The farm has “farm gate” sales of chickens, lamb and eggs. We are also in the process of renovating the office into a shop and opening the farm to the public for self … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Operations Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 16, 2019

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Job Posting for Maternity Leave: Operations Manager The Manager works closely with the COABC Executive Director. This is a part time position, 28 hours per week, Monday to Thursday. The position will be based out of our Vernon office with a starting wage of $22.00 per hour. COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony. COABC views the organic certification system as an effective way to move agricultural production to more sustainable methods. The organization also supports activities that contribute to a strong organic community in BC. The ideal candidate will possess: Experience in … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Operations Manager