Blog Category: Jobs

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 27, 2020

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Greenlion Farms, in Armstrong BC, is seeking a Principal Greenhouse Grower! Greenlion Farms Our operation is an indoor, hydroponic, vertical farm system. We will be growing a variety of lettuce, herbs, and micro greens. We are in a rural setting, therefore your own transportation is required. The growing containers that we use are automated and controlled using an online platform. We have a brokerage system in place to coordinate sales through major distributors. Green Lion Farms Ltd. is a family operated business committed to growing clean, fresh, and pesticide free produce year round in the Okanagan valley with a state … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Greenlion Farms, Principal Greenhouse Grower

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Ninette, MB – Luna Field Farm

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 24, 2020

Do you dream of being a full time farmer and growing food for your community? Luna Field Farm is excited to offer a hands-on apprenticeship to help you on your farming journey. About the Farm Luna Field Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Ninette, MB.  Luna Field Farm is a pasture (grass)-based livestock farm operated by Wian Prinsloo and Lydia Carpenter. The farm is run on several hundred acres of grazing pasture land in southwestern Manitoba. Through an ecological lens they focus on the health of their livestock, pastures [plants], and soils, recognizing that “we are what we eat, from the ground up!”  … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: Ninette, MB – Luna Field Farm

FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

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Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking an Assistant Farm Manager for the 2021 season! Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70 acre property in the Soda Creek region of the Cariboo in BC (approximately 40kms north of Williams Lake). We grow 30-40 different vegetables and microgreens for the local farmers market, a CSA program, and retail. About the Position The farm manager is looking for 1 full-time committed Assistant Farm Manager from April-October. They will be second in command to allow the … Continue reading FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Assistant Farm Manager

FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Fort Berens Estate Winery, Irrigation Tech

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 13, 2020

Fort Berens Estate Winery

Fort Berens Estate Winery in Lillooet, BC is seeking a full-time Irrigation Tech! About Fort Berens Estate Winery Our goal at Fort Berens Winery is to create handcrafted award-winning wines that reflect our unique Lillooet terroir. We like to have our wines tell the story of our terroir with limited intervention and manipulation. As a result, we have started to work as a sustainable farm. We use many organic practices and we are continually trying to improve and expand these every year. As an example, after abandoning herbicide sprays in our vineyard, and moving to finger weeding, we’re currently working … Continue reading FARM JOB: LILLOOET, BC – Fort Berens Estate Winery, Irrigation Tech

FARM JOB: NANAIMO, BC – Nanaimo Foodshare Urban Farms Project (Five Acre Farm and Cline Farm), IRP Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 05, 2020

Nanaimo Foodshare Society

Nanaimo Foodshare Society, in Nanaimo, BC, is seeking an IRP Farm Manager! Nanaimo Foodshare Urban Farms Project (Five Acre Farm and Cline Farm) Nanaimo Foodshare has two urban farm locations with ~4 acres in production and a large greenhouse located off farm(s). The farms work with multiple community groups learning skills in agriculture and contributing volunteer labour to the farm. The farm is non certified organic, producing for a weekly Good Food Box, online, farmers market, local caterer and restaurant sales. You would be working with the Farm Mentor to plan, grow and harvest local vegetables for two farm sites … Continue reading FARM JOB: NANAIMO, BC – Nanaimo Foodshare Urban Farms Project (Five Acre Farm and Cline Farm), IRP Farm Manager

FARM JOB: St Pauls Station, ON – Farm Hand at Boone Run Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 26, 2020 2 Comments

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Boone Run Farm in St Pauls Station, ON is seeking a farm hand for their 120 acre Hay/Horse/Sheep Farm! About Boone Run Farm 120 acre farm. 55 acres planted in organic hay. Very hilly. 50 sheep. Working On expanding rotational grazing program. Working border collies on farm used to move stock. Repairing land from heavy cash cropping. Significant damage done in regards to erosion on hills. Planted in organic hay. Looking to use manure from horse boarding to put on hay fields. Rotationally grazing practicing being developed Desired Qualities Independent worker. Must have experience in farm machinery maintenance for haying … Continue reading FARM JOB: St Pauls Station, ON – Farm Hand at Boone Run Farm

FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 16, 2020

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Summerhill Pyramid Winery in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Garden Manager! We are looking for an individual or individuals who are experienced market gardeners to manage the Culinary Gardens on-site at Summerhill Pyramid Winery. This is a full-time position. Depending on the skillset of the individual this could be a seasonal position or year-round.  Desired Qualifications Resume should include: Gardening/farming education, experience and skills as well as knowledge or passion for Biodynamics, Permaculture, Biodiversity, and the Organic Farming movement. Tractor driving experience and some carpentry skills are helpful but not a must.  Job Tasks The position includes training and overseeing … Continue reading FARM JOB: KELOWNA, BC – Summerhill Pyramid Winery, Garden Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

Posted by Darcy Smith on October 15, 2020

Four sheep with text We're hiring! B.C. Land Matching Program

Young Agrarians is hiring a new Land Matcher for the Lower Mainland. Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a networker and connector? 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.  Region: Metro Vancouver & Fraser Valley Deadline for Applications: 12pm Monday, Nov 9, 2020. This position will start when we find the right candidate.  Young Agrarians is an educational resource network for new and young farmers in Canada that launched in 2012. In 2016, Young … Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITY: METRO VAN LAND MATCHER

JOBS: FOOD MATTERS MANITOBA – Northern Facilitator and Community Educator

Posted by Dana Penrice on October 15, 2020

Food Matters Manitoba is looking for a few more great people to join their team. Check out these postings! Application deadline October 18th.  Northern Facilitator Food Matters Manitoba is seeking a part-time (18.75 hours per week) Northern Facilitator for a 5-month term beginning November 1, 2020. Reporting to the Northern Coordinator, the Northern Facilitator will assist with community food initiatives throughout Northern Manitoba, liaise with community partners, engaging program participants, and support evaluation of program activities. See full job posting.  Community Educator Food Matters Manitoba is seeking a part-time (30 hours per week) Education Facilitator for a 9- month term beginning as … Continue reading JOBS: FOOD MATTERS MANITOBA – Northern Facilitator and Community Educator

JOB: REMOTE – SeedChange, Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 07, 2020

SeedChange is seeking a program manager to lead communications for Farmers for Climate Solutions, a pan-Canadian coalition of farmer-led organizations and supporters working to advance climate solutions in agriculture policy. This is an opportunity to work with incredible partners to advance policies to spread climate solutions on hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland across the country. Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions Context Farmers steward the vast majority of Canada’s arable land. Agriculture contributes approximately 12 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, and Canadian farmers are hugely impacted by climate change. Farmers must be a leading voice … Continue reading JOB: REMOTE – SeedChange, Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions