Blog Category: South Coast – Lower Mainland

UBC: Indigenous Ecology Lab MSc and PhD Positions are Open!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 23, 2024

The Indigenous Ecology Lab in the Faculty of Forestry and Faculty of Land & Food Systems at the University of British Columbia is currently recruiting three grad students! About The Indigenous Ecology Lab​ Applying an Indigenous, relational worldview to ecological restoration. The Indigenous Ecology Lab is part of the Belowground Ecosystems Group in the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia. We apply an Indigenous, relational worldview to ecological restoration. Our work is community-based and co-generated by Indigenous communities looking to heal and reclaim food systems for all relations. We work together to reclaim, revitalize, adapt, and practice … Continue reading UBC: Indigenous Ecology Lab MSc and PhD Positions are Open!

AUG 17-18 2024: VANCOUVER, BC – Work Bee at šxʷqʷeləwən ct Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 04, 2024

You’re invited to a work bee at the Britannia šxʷqʷeləwən ct (One heart, one mind) Garden in Vancouver, BC! Come on out and lend a hand building berms to improve water holding capacity in the soil, mulching, building paths, transplanting, and weeding out invasive species! Everyone is welcome to attend.  DATE: August 17-18, 2024. Join for the whole weekend or drop in when you’re able. LOCATION: xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories. Meet at the Britannia šxʷqʷeləwən ct Carving Pavilion in the parking lot. (Approx 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, BC V5L 4X4) (#27 on this map)  REGISTER: So that … Continue reading AUG 17-18 2024: VANCOUVER, BC – Work Bee at šxʷqʷeləwən ct Garden

LAND ACCESS STORIES: Common Acres Community Farm – Squamish, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on July 03, 2024

ABOUT COMMON ACRES COMMUNITY FARM Common Acres Community Farm is a community farm in Squamish, BC dedicated to local food production, community food security and affordable land access. Common Acres started out as a B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP) match in 2022 between Squamish Climate Action Network (Squamish CAN) and one acre of ALR land held by Easter Seals, and the community farm now subleases ¼ acre plots to new entrant farmers through the BCLMP. Current farm businesses on the land include Aura Rosa Florals and Local Roots Farm Market. Check out our features on Aura Rosa and Local Roots … Continue reading LAND ACCESS STORIES: Common Acres Community Farm – Squamish, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for collaborative farming – Gibsons, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on July 01, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This beautiful, beloved 18 acre property is located on Russell Rd in Gibsons, easily accessible to the town centre just off the Sunshine Coast Highway. The land is home to a family of food and flower lovers who have been stewarding the property for 51 years! Before the current landholders bought the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1 acre for collaborative farming – Gibsons, BC

YA BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – The Yellow House Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on June 27, 2024

Young Agrarians is celebrating the tenth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the second year of the program in the Prairies! If you are a new farmer or the next generation to take on your family farm and need support to figure out the business aspects of your farm consider applying for the 2024/2025 cohort. The BMN offers business mentorships to a diverse array of new and young farmers/ranchers/producers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops new farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Apply for the … Continue reading YA BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – The Yellow House Farm

FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Four Beat Farm, Organic Vegetable Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 25, 2024

Four Beat Farm in Pemberton, BC is seeking an Organic Vegetable Field Crew! ABOUT Four Beat Farm Four Beat Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in the Pemberton Meadows in Lil’wat Territory. We are actively looking for a motivated, hardworking individual to join our farm team for the summer of 2024 and beyond. The farm currently has around 3.5 acres in vegetable production with 30+ varieties, with a focus on summer and fall storage crops. Roughly ¾ of the farm is set up in row crop style for walk-behind and horse-drawn mechanical cultivation, with a quarter in more intensive … Continue reading FARM JOB: Pemberton, BC – Four Beat Farm, Organic Vegetable Field Crew

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.5 acre pear harvesting license – Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on June 21, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Are you looking to supplement your fruit production for the season, or ready to take on a new project harvesting and selling fruit? Look no further! Situated on a 20 acre property in Abbotsford, south of the airport, 0.5 acre organic orchard of pears are available for a seasonal harvesting license. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.5 acre pear harvesting license – Abbotsford, BC

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Farmers On 57th, Urban Farm Operations and Program Coordinator

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on June 03, 2024

Farmers On 57th in Vancouver, BC is seeking an Urban Farm Operations and Program Coordinator! ABOUT Farmers On 57th Farmers on 57th is a therapeutic & educational urban farm on the grounds of George Pearson Centre, a long-term care facility for people with disabilities in Vancouver, BC. Since 2009, Farmers on 57th has grown into a thriving 75-family CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) market garden, offering courses, garden plots, and guided visits to the public. We also run a weekly enabling garden program for Pearson residents, allowing those living with disabilities to grow, harvest, and enjoy their own-grown food and flowers. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Farmers On 57th, Urban Farm Operations and Program Coordinator

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC

Posted by Ve-Jane Duong on May 16, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Are you an experienced, hardworking farmer who would relish the opportunity to graze your livestock in a forest or utilize forested land for your farm business? Up to 18 acres of raw forest is available in a picturesque setting minutes from the Coquihalla Canyon and Othello Tunnels. The property is divided into … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC