Blog Category: British Columbia

LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

Posted by Darcy Smith on November 24, 2020

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 Yarrow Ecovillage Community farm is a 20-acre certified organic community farm located at Yarrow Ecovillage, a 33-household co-housing / ecovillage community. Farmers lease land from the Ecovillage, run their individual operations, and work together to share advice/experience and resources. The farmers here care deeply about balancing earning a living with caring for the land, natural resources, and the wide diversity of life in the area. Stewart creek … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: APPLY BY NOV 30 TO FARM AT YARROW ECO-VILLAGE! – CHILLIWACK, BC

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

puddle produce farm

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

SAANICH, BC: Apply for the Farmpreneur program at the Sandown Centre

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 20, 2020

Calling all future farmpreneurs on the Saanich peninsula: The Sandown Centre for Regenerative Agriculture is launching its FARMPRENEUR supported incubator plot program for the 2021 growing season. We know that being a successful farm is more than just growing food; being a farmpreneur also means building a healthy business mindset. Our Farmpreneur supported incubator plot comes with a land lease, shared production amenities, support getting to market, farming and business mentors, guest & site visits from experts working in the field, and opportunities to participate in agri-tourism events like food festivals and farm-to-fork dinners. This is a short window to … Continue reading SAANICH, BC: Apply for the Farmpreneur program at the Sandown Centre

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 19, 2020

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 4.5 acre field is fenced for livestock and ideal grazing/browsing for goats, pigs or other animals. A barn shelter for animals with 4 large stalls and storage area is available, and is plumbed with municipal water. The field is currently a mix of grasses and small shrubs and has two small ponds. Two shallow wells may be available for use but do not have pumps installed … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 4.5 Acre Field with Barn for Grazing or More! – Courtenay, BC

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 18, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Applications are now open for our BMN 2021 Mentee Cohort. Find more information and an application form here. Deadline to apply has been extended to November 20th, 2020.  We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Amber Rowse- Robinson is … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Brass Bell Farm

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

VANCOUVER, BC : City Beet Farm is for Sale!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 12, 2020

city beet farm sale

ABOUT THE FARM City Beet Farm is a multi-site urban farm that was established in Vancouver, BC in 2013. We grow vegetables and flowers on front and backyards in Mount Pleasant, Riley Park and Southlands, with our current growing space being a little under 0.5 acre. City Beet is a unique farming model focused on building urban food security and community engagement. City Beet sells produce primarily through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model in addition to a weekly pop-up market in partnership with The Federal Store, and wholesale relationships. Since 2016, City Beet has been co-owned and operated by … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC : City Beet Farm is for Sale!

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimbleberry Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 09, 2020

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. Applications are now open for our BMN 2021 Mentee Cohort. Find more information and an application form here. Deadline to apply has been extended to November 20th, 2020.  We are wrapping up with our 2020 Mentee Cohort and are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Vicky Serafini is the … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Thimbleberry Farm

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

January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer

Posted by Alex on November 05, 2020

Join us online for farm workshops and networking at Columbia Basin Mixer! This year’s mixer will be hosted virtually throughout the month of January. Although we are not able to gather in person, we’re excited to bring you a stellar line-up of speakers from across the Columbia Basin and beyond! Join us for discussions about growing your farm, building diversified and resilient markets, climate mitigation, winter veggies, and more. We’ll also have online networking events and a farmer yoga session. The Mixer will be hosted in the Columbia Basin but is open to everyone who wants to join! In the … Continue reading January 2021: ONLINE – Columbia Basin Mixer