Blog Category: West Coast – Islands

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Farm Hand, Wind Whipped Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 09, 2020

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Wind Whipped Farm in Metchosin, BC (Vancouver Island) is seeking a part-time farm hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT WIND WHIPPED FARM Wind Whipped Farm is based in Metchosin, BC. We focus on producing mixed vegetables and herbs (certified organic) known to be productive and profitable in small spaces. All vegetables are marketed through the Local Food Box Program. The Local Food Box is a multi-farm Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program that brings together Metchosin farmers to share a customer base and offer program members access to local and seasonal foods including fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, honey and flowers. … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Farm Hand, Wind Whipped Farm

APPRENTICESHIP: PORT ALBERNI, BC – Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm, Farm Manager Apprentice

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 29, 2020

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Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm in Port Alberni, Vancouver Island, BC is seeking a Farm Manager Apprentice for the 2020 season and beyond! ABOUT AVALON ORGANIC BLUEBERRY FARM Avalon Farm is a 22 acre farm, with 1.5 acre certified organic blueberries, 5 acre hay field, large organic gardens; seeking a long term farm manager to allow the owners to ease into retirement. This position is suitable for a single person, or couples are welcome to apply. The property has several acres of land that could be used for additional farming operations for the successful candidate if desired. It is intended that … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: PORT ALBERNI, BC – Avalon Organic Blueberry Farm, Farm Manager Apprentice

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouses and Cold Frames for Long Term Lease – North Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 18, 2020 4 Comments

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 used to be a busy commercial nursery, and is now no longer running, but still has many greenhouse structures in place and available for lease. All greenhouses are on concrete pads, so this is an opportunity for growing on roller benches, or bench table tops could be taken off for pots or containers to be placed on the ground. There are some incandescent grow lights … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouses and Cold Frames for Long Term Lease – North Saanich, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quiet, Flat 0.75 Acre Field with Full Exposure – Black Creek, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on June 03, 2020

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 beautiful field is ready to become a farm! The land has been vacant for many years, and is currently only mowed to manage the grass. A shallow well is available for irrigation, and there is also potential for an additional well to be drilled on the property in the future. Power can be made available on-site if needed. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The land owners are open … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quiet, Flat 0.75 Acre Field with Full Exposure – Black Creek, BC

Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2020

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Ol’ MacDonald Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Market Garden Farm Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Ol’ Macdonald Farm We are a very small family farm on two quiet sites close to town. We use hand tools only and sell almost exclusively at the Saturday market. We sell non-certified organic vegetables and free range eggs. Though not certified we do follow organic practices most of the time. We also observe permaculture principles and employ them when possible. We think farming should be fun, not drudgery, and … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and we will be having a farm stand on the farm as well. Our farm is not certified organic but tries to … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, but we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We also have miniature livestock (Nigerian dwarf goats, Babydoll sheep and Kune Kune pigs) that we breed and raise to sell as registered breeding stock to self sustainable farmers on small acreages. … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

FARM SHARE OPPORTUNITY: Orchard and Cidery Partnership Potential – Lasqueti Island, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 05, 2020

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 FARM I have 35 acres of land on Lasqueti, a small, off-the-grid island in the middle of the Georgia Strait. We have 1 acre of netted blueberries, ½ acre of hascaps (honeyberries) and approximately 10 acres of fruit and nut trees including apple, plum, pear, cherry, figs and hazelnuts. Everything is deer fenced and irrigated. The blueberries are sold locally to a growing market and we also run … Continue reading FARM SHARE OPPORTUNITY: Orchard and Cidery Partnership Potential – Lasqueti Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow Food This Season and Beyond – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 28, 2020

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 Tucked in a beautiful valley backing onto Mt Richards in the Westholme area of North Cowichan, this 40 acre property is half forested, half ponds and open growing space. Many perennial fruit trees and bushes have been planted and propagated by the landowner, and there are acres of open space for food production remaining. The growing space has irrigation systems set up which are fed by the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Grow Food This Season and Beyond – North Cowichan, BC

FARM JOB: Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Program Coordinator & Leader – Pender Island, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2020

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Pender Island Community Hall, on Pender Island, BC, is seeking a Farm Program Coordinator & Leader for the 2020 season! About Pender Island Community Hall Pender Island Community Hall is now accepting applications for a Farm Programs Coordinator and Leader. The position is contingent on funding and is open to youth 19 – 30 years old, Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or eligible refugee. This position entails a combination of administrative responsibilities, stakeholder collaboration and direct program delivery. The incumbent must have the ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings and requires an acceptable criminal record check. Overview: The Farm Programs … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pender Island Community Hall, Farm Program Coordinator & Leader – Pender Island, BC