Blog Category: Thompson Okanagan

We’re Hiring! E-Learning & Website Support

Posted by Taina Uitto on April 10, 2024

Young Agrarians is hiring for an E-Learning and Website Support role. Location: Remote office in Western Canada (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba). Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: 12pm PST, April 22, 2024. This position will start when we find the right candidate. Are websites and content management your jam? Are you a person that gets joy from finding creative ways to design online learning materials? Would you consider yourself a computer-savvy, process-oriented person who can’t wait to check things off of your to-do list? If you have this magic mix of skills then … Continue reading We’re Hiring! E-Learning & Website Support

We’re Hiring! Land Matcher – Okanagan, B.C.

Posted by Taina Uitto on March 21, 2024

Young Agrarians is hiring a full-time Okanagan-Thompson Land Matcher! Location: Okanagan-Thompson. Candidates must be located within the region. Please indicate where you live on your application. Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2024 at 5pm PST.  Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? Do you love checking things off your to-do list? If you’ve got that magic matchmaker quality – equal parts people skills, passion for local food systems, and computer-savvy project manager – we’d love to hear from you.  Our current land matcher is moving into a new role on … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Land Matcher – Okanagan, B.C.

FARM JOB: North Okanagan, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Farm Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 15, 2024

Wild Flight Farm in North Okanagan, BC is seeking an Organic Farm Crew! ABOUT Wild Flight Farm Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Mara, BC that has grown into a successful business over the past 30 years. This firmly-established family farm has a strong following at year-round farmer’s markets in the communities of Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. Produce is also shipped weekly to organic home delivery services in Kelowna and Vernon. Over the years the farm has developed to include 13 high tunnels and a large heated house for seedling production. We grow all … Continue reading FARM JOB: North Okanagan, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Farm Crew

MAR 24, 2024: LYTTON, BC – Pruning Workshop with Kanaka Bar Indian Band

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2024

You’re invited to a pruning workshop and potluck at Kanaka Bar! Join us for a day in the orchard learning how to prune various types of fruit trees, led by local farmer Ashala Daniel of Solstedt Organics. Afterwards we will enjoy a potluck lunch. We can’t wait to gather with you and celebrate spring together. WHEN: March 24, 2024 | 10am-3pm LOCATION: T’eqt”aqtn’mux & Nlaka’pamux Territories. 2693 Siwash Road, Lytton BC (10 mins south of Lytton). Park at the Community Building (first building on the righthand side) REGISTER: This event is free, but if you want to support more events … Continue reading MAR 24, 2024: LYTTON, BC – Pruning Workshop with Kanaka Bar Indian Band

FARM JOB: Lake Country, BC – Rose Hill Orchard, Market Staff, Orchard Crew & Orchard Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 06, 2024

Rose Hill Orchard in Lake Country, British Columbia is seeking Market Staff, an Orchard Crew, and an Orchard Lead! ABOUT Rose Hill Orchard Rose Hill Orchard is a 10-acre mixed fruit orchard in Lake Country, BC. We grow cherries, apples, peaches, plums, grapes, walnuts, haskaps, strawberries and asparagus! We sell our fruit through our popular u-pick program, as well as in our on-farm market, through our value added products and fresh orchard pressed juice! We open our gate to the public from May to November and welcome guests from all over the world providing a look into farming and growing … Continue reading FARM JOB: Lake Country, BC – Rose Hill Orchard, Market Staff, Orchard Crew & Orchard Lead

FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Creekside Meats, Meat Processor

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on March 01, 2024

Creekside Meats, in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Meat Processor! ABOUT Creekside Meats We are hiring at our meat processing facility in Kelowna. We are a government-inspected abattoir and custom meat-cutting facility (BC 43). The abattoir is located on a small farm bordering Mission Creek, minutes away from downtown Kelowna. The facility has recently gone through a major renovation and expansion, so there are a lot of new pieces of equipment and opportunities. Creekside Meats is a sister business to Lentelus Farms. Lentelus raises sheep, pork, and poultry at its Kelowna location, Lentelus also runs a small beef and vegetable … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Creekside Meats, Meat Processor

FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistants

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 22, 2024

Mara Valley Produce in Enderby, BC is seeking full & part-time Organic Farm Assistants for the 2024 season! ABOUT Mara Valley Produce We are a Certified Organic farm, growing a variety of vegetables on 20 acres, including field and greenhouse crops. Our produce is available year-round to wholesale distributers, food processors, organic box programs, restaurants, and backcountry ski lodges. Our local delivery ranges from Kelowna to Revelstoke. We supply Urban Harvest organic food delivery service in Kelowna and Shuswap Organics. You can find our produce at multiple grocery stores including Salmon Arm Askews, Vernon Nature’s Fare, and Enderby IGA. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Mara Valley Produce, Organic Farm Assistants

APR 27-28 2024: CAWSTON, BC – Work Party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 21, 2024

We’re back with another work party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden! Come out to lend a hand with spring farm work and building infrastructure to grow Indigenous food sovereignty. Everyone is welcome to attend. There are a variety of tasks to do such as seeding, transplanting, building, cooking for the volunteers, and more. We can’t wait to gather with you and celebrate spring together! DATE: April 27-28, 2024. Join for the whole weekend or as much as you’re able. (If you’d like to drop in to help leading up to the event, contact Dixon and … Continue reading APR 27-28 2024: CAWSTON, BC – Work Party at the Lower Similkameen Community Food Hub, Farm and Garden

FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Farm Market Sales Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 14, 2024

Wild Flight Farm in Mara, BC is seeking a Farm Market Sales Lead! ABOUT Wild Flight Farm Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Mara, BC that has grown into a successful business over the past 30 years. This firmly-established family farm has a strong following at year-round farmer’s markets in the communities of Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. Produce is also shipped weekly to organic home delivery services in Kelowna and Vernon. Over the years the farm has developed to include 13 high tunnels and a large heated house for seedling production. We grow all … Continue reading FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Farm Market Sales Lead

FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Production Field Lead

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on February 13, 2024

Wild Flight Farm in Mara, BC is seeking an Organic Production Field Lead! ABOUT Wild Flight Farm Wild Flight Farm is a 24-acre certified organic mixed vegetable farm in Mara, BC that has grown into a successful business over the past 30 years. This firmly-established family farm has a strong following at year-round farmer’s markets in the communities of Salmon Arm and Revelstoke. Produce is also shipped weekly to organic home delivery services in Kelowna and Vernon. Over the years the farm has developed to include 13 high tunnels and a large heated house for seedling production. We grow all … Continue reading FARM JOB: Mara, BC – Wild Flight Farm, Organic Production Field Lead