Blog Category: Canada

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 06, 2023 1 Comment

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain hands on experience on a large organic family farm?  Sand Springs Ranch is offering a unique apprenticeship program providing experience in either 1) organic, grass fed beef cow/calf operation or 2) organic vegetable production and marketing. We are accepting up to 4 apprentices for 2023. About the Farm Sand Springs Ranch, located near Lac La Biche, Alberta is run by Ty and Janice Shelton, their daughter Jolene and son Tyler.  Including Ty and Janice’s grandchildren, there are 3 generations working on this farm. A 100 % Certified Organic farm, Sand Springs Ranch includes … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-Grid, Oceanview Forest Garden and Rangeland – Shirley, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on February 06, 2023

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 80-acre property is located in Shirley, BC, on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island.  It is within minutes from French Beach Provincial Park, a popular vacation destination situated on the scenic Strait of Juan de Fuca. The landholders have worked tirelessly for the last decade developing the land into a productive farm – forest pastures for cattle and pigs, bees, vegetable gardens, perennial berries and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Off-Grid, Oceanview Forest Garden and Rangeland – Shirley, BC

FARM JOB: Lillooet, British Columbia – Golden Cariboo Honey, Beekeeper

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 06, 2023

Golden Cariboo Honey in Lillooet, British Columbia is seeking a Beekeeper! ABOUT Golden Cariboo Honey Golden Cariboo Honey is a honey and nucleus colony producer located in Lillooet BC. We provide honey to our local community and sell colonies to other commercial honey operations throughout Western Canada. We have been producing honey in the area for four generations. Our number one goal is to keep healthy and thriving colonies. DESIRED QUALITIES The most important quality is a willingness to learn and a genuine interest in bees. You will get all the experience and mentorship you need to be a capable … Continue reading FARM JOB: Lillooet, British Columbia – Golden Cariboo Honey, Beekeeper

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cattle Ranch outside Hudson’s Hope, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on February 06, 2023

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 Located outside of picturesque Hudson’s Hope on 5760 acres is an opportunity for an experienced cattle person to join an established 500 head cow/calf operation. Everything to operate a cattle operation of this size is in place. Cattle handling facilities, grazing pasture, hay land, and equipment. The landholder is looking for an individual or family to join in the cattle herd operations while also the potential to be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cattle Ranch outside Hudson’s Hope, BC

Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

Posted by Alex on February 03, 2023

Do you want to learn about Indigenous Food Sovereignty? Join for an in-depth conversation with Jacob Beaton, an award-winning Indigenous entrepreneur and leader! In this conversation we’ll be diving into what Indigenous Food Sovereignty means and how to make it a reality. Jacob Beaton, who operates Tea Creek Farm in Kitwanga, BC, will be leading the discussion and sharing his own work starting a farm that puts land-based Indigenous food sovereignty at its centre. We’ll discuss concrete steps to fight systemic racism and how to increase our own awareness of Indigenous food sovereignty and advocate for it more broadly. We … Continue reading Indigenous Food Sovereignty with Jacob Beaton

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Salt Spring Centre of Yoga Seeks Collaborative Gardeners – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on February 01, 2023

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 The Salt Spring Centre of Yoga is a non-profit educational and spiritual retreat centre dedicated to teaching and promoting the core principles of yoga which embody peace, resilience, and belonging. This 69-acre property is an agricultural and environmental gem, including a large organic garden, an abundant fruit orchard, an impressive permaculture food forest growing nuts, medicinal herbs and fruits, acres of protected and pristine agricultural land, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Salt Spring Centre of Yoga Seeks Collaborative Gardeners – Salt Spring Island, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acres of Cleared Land for Community Food Production – Malcolm Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on January 31, 2023

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, off-grid land opportunity is at the east end of Malcolm Island, off the north east coast of Vancouver Island, accessible by 25-minute ferry from Port NcNeill (approximately 2 hours north of Campbell River). The available land is a wedge-shaped 3 acres cleared from forest. Tall forest remains on both sides of the cleared space but most of the acreage has great exposure. The 3 acres … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 Acres of Cleared Land for Community Food Production – Malcolm Island, BC

FARM JOB: Kingston, ON – Root Radical CSA, Team Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 31, 2023

Root Radical CSA in Kingston, ON is seeking a Team Lead! ABOUT Root Radical CSA Root Radical Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) is a successful organic farm which has grown a wide variety of vegetables since 2007. We sell our vegetables through the CSA model to about 250 member households in Kingston and on Howe Island. We are known for our high-quality great-tasting vegetables, our friendly, organized and accommodating customer service, and the environmental education opportunities offered to our community. We are a team of about six people. In the garden, most work is done by hand or with human-powered tools. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kingston, ON – Root Radical CSA, Team Lead

FARM JOB: Delta, BC – Cropthorne Farm, Field Supervisor

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 31, 2023

Cropthorne Farm in Delta, BC is seeking a Field Supervisor! ABOUT Cropthorne Farm Cropthorne Farm is a 24 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located on Westham Island near Ladner, BC. We harvest every week of the year and sell our produce at 2 weekly farmers markets in Vancouver, at our farmstand, through our 3 seasonal CSA programs serving 300+ members and to top Vancouver restaurants. We focus on annual field crops, in addition we have 4 greenhouses for summer crops as well as winter growing. We are passionate farmers who love what we do and are excited to share … Continue reading FARM JOB: Delta, BC – Cropthorne Farm, Field Supervisor

FARM JOB: Delta, BC – Cropthorne Farm, Post Harvest Supervisor

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 31, 2023 2 Comments

Cropthorne Farm in Delta, BC is seeking a Post Harvest Supervisor! ABOUT Cropthorne Farm Cropthorne Farm is a 24 acre, certified organic market vegetable farm located on Westham Island near Ladner, BC. We harvest every week of the year and sell our produce at 2 weekly farmers markets in Vancouver, at our farmstand, through our 3 seasonal CSA programs serving 300+ members and to top Vancouver restaurants. We focus on annual field crops, in addition we have 4 greenhouses for summer crops as well as winter growing. We are passionate farmers who love what we do and are excited to … Continue reading FARM JOB: Delta, BC – Cropthorne Farm, Post Harvest Supervisor