Blog Category: West Coast – Islands

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-key Free-Range Egg Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on January 30, 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 Nestled in the peaceful Fulford Valley of Salt Spring Island, this 84-acre farm is home to chickens, cattle, a couple of horses, orchards, gardens, and a natural cemetery, alongside two human families. Most of the land is forested, or in pasture/hay fields for the herd of (oreo-coloured) Belted Galloway Cattle the farm also breeds and raises. The landholders are committed to encouraging the biodiversity of the … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-key Free-Range Egg Farm – Salt Spring Island, BC

INTERNSHIP: Black Creek, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 30, 2023

Ravensong Seeds & Herbals in Black Creek, BC is seeking an intern for the 2023 season! ABOUT Ravensong Seeds & Herbals Ravensong Seeds & Herbals is a small farm and home business producing herb seeds for organic growing, nursery plants, and herbal products such as tinctures, salves, and hydrosols. All seeds, as well herbs for our products, are grown on our two acre property with a focus on stewardship practices. After a decade of attending farmers markets, Ravensong now focuses mainly on selling through their online store. This year the farm plans to reopen their small herb plant nursery for … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: Black Creek, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Northstar Organics, Organic Farm Staff

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 27, 2023 2 Comments

Northstar Organics in Victoria, BC is seeking Organic Farm Staff specializing in farmers markets and wholesale delivery! ABOUT Northstar Organics Northstar Organics is a 10 acre certified organic farm growing greenhouse vegetables, field vegetables and berries. We are located at 2200 Bear Hill Rd in Central Saanich. The farm operates year around by using heated greenhouses and the mild climate of Victoria to always be producing food. All produce is sold in the Victoria area through farmers markets and to Victoria restaurants and small stores. We are certified organic by IOPA #1960. Our goal is is to grow healthy food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Northstar Organics, Organic Farm Staff

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Potential – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on January 26, 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 We have lived on our 5 acre property on Quamichan Lake for twenty years. We’ve grazed sheep for the past 7 years, and have a small orchard. During the spring-summer months, there are beehives along the edge of the field tended by a leasing beekeeper. Approximately 2 flat acres with full exposure can be made available to a farmer this season for market gardening. The local soils … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Potential – North Cowichan, BC

FARM JOB: Nanoose Bay, BC – Springford Farm, General Farm Worker

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 26, 2023

Springford Farm in Nanoose Bay, BC is seeking a General Farm Worker! ABOUT Springford Farm Springford Farm is a family owned and operated farm on Northwest Bay Road in Nanoose Bay. We produce free range eggs, grass-fed beef, and high quality forage. Our free range egg operation is what we are probably known best for, as we are the largest producer of local free-range eggs in the mid-Island area. We also steward 80-100 head of grass-fed and finished cattle, and in the past we have also grown small-scale vegetable crops, and raised chicken, turkey, lamb, and pigs for our farm … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanoose Bay, BC – Springford Farm, General Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC, British Columbia – Glenora Farm (The Ita Wegman Association of BC), Field Hand

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 26, 2023 2 Comments

Glenora Farm (The Ita Wegman Association of BC) in Duncan, BC, British Columbia is seeking a Field Hand! ABOUT Glenora Farm (The Ita Wegman Association of BC) Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed organic and Biodynamic farm on mostly sandy loam soils, consisting of 35 acres of pasture and hay fields, a flock of East Friesen dairy sheep, some Dexter beef cattle, chickens, turkeys and ducks, a 2 acre intensive mixed annual vegetable and perennial garden, two hoop houses, large compost facility, herb garden, and an onsite day program (weavery, beeswax candles, herb processing, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC, British Columbia – Glenora Farm (The Ita Wegman Association of BC), Field Hand

FARM JOB: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Two Farm Worker Position

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 23, 2023

Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking two Farm Workers! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on 3 of our 7 acres, producing a wide range of vegetable crops. We use our 40hp tractor for primary tillage and many other jobs (laying mulch, turning compost, etc), as well as a 7hp BCS for mowing and bed prep in tight spaces, plus a lot of human power. Our … Continue reading FARM JOB: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Two Farm Worker Position

FARM JOB: Central Saanich, BC – Longview Farms, Produce Packer/Quality Controller

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 20, 2023

Longview Farms in Central Saanich, British Columbia is seeking a Produce Packer/Quality Controller! ABOUT Longview Farms Longview Farms is a progressive grower and shipper of a wide variety of Certified Organic fruit and vegetable crops as well as conventional fresh-cut daffodils, daffodil bulbs, pumpkins, and hay. We are the largest Certified Organic vegetable farm on Vancouver Island and our produce, daffodils and bulbs can be found in a number of local retail stores throughout Vancouver Island and the mainland. Longview Farms is highly committed to a healthy local food system. Our goal is to have a positive impact on local … Continue reading FARM JOB: Central Saanich, BC – Longview Farms, Produce Packer/Quality Controller

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 Acre Incubator Plot at Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture – North Saanich, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on January 16, 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. Do you want to start, or develop your existing farm enterprise, with access to land, shared amenities, a network of selected mentors, and a cohort of emerging regenerative farmers in the beautiful Mediterranean growing climate of North Saanich? Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture is looking for a food producer to join the Farmpreneur program for the 2023 season! About Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture The Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 1/2 Acre Incubator Plot at Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture – North Saanich, BC

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – The Plot Market Garden, Market Garden Manager & Farm Hands

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 12, 2023

The Plot Market Garden in Victoria, BC is seeking a Market Garden Manager & Farm Hands! ABOUT The Plot Market Garden The Plot Market Garden is a small (1 acre) vegetable operation in Saanich just twenty minutes from Victoria that produces mainly greens, microgreens, and root crops as well as tomatoes and other greenhouse crops. The farm is on a larger 5 acre residential property adjacent to a small forest and wetlands. We are a regenerative farm that uses innovative tools for market gardening such as the tilther, paperpot, jang seeder, quick cut greens harvester, precision hoes, and the BCS. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – The Plot Market Garden, Market Garden Manager & Farm Hands