Blog Category: South Coast – Lower Mainland

MAR 4-24, 2021: SPEC Small Farm Sessions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 26, 2021

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The SPEC Small Farm Sessions are back for 2021 in a virtual format! 🐞🍃🌾 This March they are offering 3 interactive online sessions that they promise will not be your average zoom presentations! Register for 1 or all 3 – March 4, 8, and 24, from 10 am – 11:30 am for $5 – $10. These 1.5 hour sessions will give you a chance to ask experts specific questions, and receive advice on common challenges faced by farmers in Metro and the Fraser Valley. Session topics include sustainable soil management, integrated pest management and restoring degraded soils. You will also … Continue reading MAR 4-24, 2021: SPEC Small Farm Sessions

FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Assistant Manager, and Field Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 22, 2021

Stable Harvest Farm in Langley, BC is seeking an Assistant Manager and Field Hands! ABOUT Stable Harvest Farm Stable Harvest Farm has all the infrastructure of a modern small farm operation. Large wash pack station, Kubota tractor, BCS tractor, flame weeder, paperpot transplanter, high tunnels etc. The focus is on multi harvest space efficient crops and successive planting for continual supply. Stable Harvest Farm is a charitable operation servicing the Langley and Surrey food banks, as well as other communities in need, with high quality fresh organically produced vegetables. Stable Harvest farms is a 5 acre market garden sitting on … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Assistant Manager, and Field Hands

APPRENTICESHIPS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 18, 2021

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Salt & Harrow Farm in Tsawwassen, BC is seeking Organic Farm Apprentices for the 2021 season! About Salt & Harrow Farm Salt & Harrow Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm opening a new location in Tsawwassen, BC. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, with over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at six farmers markets, to restaurants, our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a full-choice membership program. We hope our food is a reflection of the place in which it is grown and the joy we take in growing it. By caring … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Earth Apple Organic Farm, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 16, 2021

Earth Apple Organic Farm in Abbotsford (North-West), BC is seeking a Farmhand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Earth Apple Organic Farm We are a certified organic, small-scale mixed veggie (with some fruit) farm with 300 laying hens and about 6 acres of land in cultivation, farming since 2011. By taking good care of our soil, we produce quality produce which we sell direct to our community via farmers markets, CSA program and a handful of restaurant clients. We also specialize in garlic (culinary and seed) #NewMountainGarlic. We live and farm at Glen Valley Organic Farm- a beautiful 50 acre property … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Earth Apple Organic Farm, Farmhand

FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

Close to Home Organics in Abbotsford, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Close to Home Organics Close to Home Organics is a family-owned and operated organic mixed-vegetable farm, located in Abbotsford. We farm at Glen Valley Organic Farm as shareholders of the Glen Valley Organic Farm Cooperative. We sell our produce through Farmers Markets, a Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) program, and through a local wholesale distributor. Our farm is certified organic and we employ a number of practices to nurture soil health through to the health of pollinators and surrounding wildlife populations. We aren’t into … Continue reading FARM JOB: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Farm Worker

FARM JOBS: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

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Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society is hiring an Experiential Learning Lead, Youth Program Facilitator, Market Lead & more summer staff positions in Vancouver, Coquitlam & Delta, BC! ABOUT Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society We enact our mission through Schoolyard Market Gardens, educational farms that we utilize as pathways to youth empowerment and employment. We facilitate outdoor experiential learning with teachers and students; mentor youth leaders through garden clubs and summer programming; host internships for high school–aged youth, fostering self-confidence, leadership, and employment skills; and empower Vancouverites to grow their own food through our volunteer programs. All our food is sold … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots Urban Farm Society

[FILLED] APPRENTICESHIP: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

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The apprenticeship has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our jobs page. Four Beat Farm, a horse-powered vegetable farm in Pemberton, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2021 season! Want to be part of a “growing” team and learn more about farming in a way that is rewarding and meaningful, surrounded by plants and awesome people? About Four Beat Farm Four Beat Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm in the Pemberton Meadows in Lil’wat Territory. The farm was started in 2016 and is run by Naomi with the help of two draft horses, a sassy … Continue reading [FILLED] APPRENTICESHIP: PEMBERTON, BC – Four Beat Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 9 Acres With Blueberries for Lease – Abbotsford, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on January 29, 2021 2 Comments

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 land opportunity in the Bradner-Mt Lehman area of Abbotsford offers approximately 9 acres in the ALR. The landholder has farmed blueberries on the land for over 4 decades, and lives there. About half the fields planted with mature, well-maintained, productive blueberries. There are two additional unirrigated fields that available that the current farmer has successfully cultivated with strawberries, raspberries, and other crops … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 9 Acres With Blueberries for Lease – Abbotsford, BC

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Sole Food Farms, Director of Farm Operations

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 26, 2021

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Sole Food Farms in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Director of Farm Operations! ABOUT Sole Food Farms Sole Food is an innovative social enterprise modeling intensive urban agriculture and providing low barrier employment to inner city residents. With 3.1 acres in downtown Vancouver including an urban orchard, raised bed field crops, and 16000 sf of high tunnel houses Sole Food is one of North America’s largest urban farms. Food is distributed to many of Vancouver’s finest restaurants and hotels, at farmers markets, and to inner city residents through a supported donations program. Sole Food Farms’ mission is to empower individuals … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Sole Food Farms, Director of Farm Operations

FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School for the 2021 growing season. This position will lead the sale of farm products at farmers markets as well as assist with our CSA program. This position will also assist in seasonal field work including harvesting, weeding, animal husbandry, crop maintenance, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant