Blog Category: Thompson Okanagan

FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 19, 2022

Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Farmhand! ABOUT Fresh Valley Farms Fresh Valley Farms is a fourth generation regenerative organic farm in Armstrong, BC stewarding over 300 acres of pasture and forest while rotationally grazing cattle, pigs, chickens, and turkeys. We are BC Certified Organic through the North Okanagan Organic Association, and we direct market all of our meats through our online store, and through our monthly curated meat box program. The farmers who manage the farm are actively involved in impacting policy in order to create a more resilient food system throughout our region and province. … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farmhand

FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 11, 2022

Fre-Da-Ro Farm, enderby, organic, farm job

Fre-Da-Ro Farm, a certified organic livestock farm in Enderby, BC, is seeking a permanent, full-time Organic Farm Worker! About Fre-Da-Ro Farm Fre-Da-Ro Farm is an organic and regenerative sheep, chicken and grain farm with a small breeding herd of Lowline Angus cattle. The farm is situated along the Shuswap river with a wonderful view of the Enderby Cliffs. Tractors are used for field prep and for feeding of animals. The farm has “farm gate” sales of chickens, lamb and eggs. We are also in the process of renovating the office into a shop and opening the farm to the public … Continue reading FARM JOB: ENDERBY, BC – Fre-Da-Ro Farm, Organic Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Naramata, BC – Puzzlegrass Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 03, 2022

Puzzlegrass Farm in Naramata, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Puzzlegrass Farm We are currently growing on approximately 1 acre of land in Naramata, B.C. We grow approximately 45 different types of vegetables with around 140 different varieties. We also have a small orchard beside our apiary where we care for four bee hives. In 2022 we will be adding over 25 different types of flowers to our farm and taking over the apple orchard on the property. We have a 70 person CSA program and can be found at the Penticton Farmers’ Market on Saturday throughout the growing … Continue reading FARM JOB: Naramata, BC – Puzzlegrass Farm, Farm Hand

JOB: VERNON, BC (& REMOTE) – Organic BC, Accreditation Program Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 22, 2022

Organic BC, based in Vernon, is seeking to hire an Accreditation Program Manager to support the Accreditation Board. This is a full-time permanent position, for 30 hours per week, $25.00 per hour (plus benefits after 3 months), Monday to Thursday. Organic BC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony. Organic BC supports and advocates for a stronger, more resilient organic sector. More information can be found on our website. The Accreditation Board (AB) administers the provincial organic accreditation program (BCCOP). This involves accreditation of BC Certification Bodies who, in turn, certify organic farms, processors … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC (& REMOTE) – Organic BC, Accreditation Program Manager

FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2022

Shuswap Organics in Enderby, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Shuswap Organics Shuswap Organics is a certified organic mixed vegetable farm. We’re growing on 4 acres of land, and sell mostly to wholesale customers. We use some tractors, walk behind tractor, and lots of human power! We, Owen and Emily, are first generation farmers and have been farming in the North Okanagan for five years. We’re looking for a new Farm Hand to join some existing team members and ourselves for the 2022 season. We believe in growing healthy fresh food for our community. DESIRED QUALITIES We are looking … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Farm Hand

GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Thompson on April 11, 2022

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 GREENHOUSE This is a unique opportunity to utilize some amazing infrastructure for year round food production! This passive solar greenhouse located just outside Salmon Arm is approximately xx ft x xx ft. It was built xx years ago based on a design from the Solviva system. Water flows through a south facing wall, fed from a large cistern. There is a wood burning stove for extra heat in … Continue reading GREENHOUSE / GARDEN OPPORTUNITY: Passive Solar Infrastructure in Salmon Arm, BC

BUSINESS FOR SALE: Salmon Arm, BC – Wild Flight Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 07, 2022 2 Comments

BUSINESS FOR SALE!          Wild Flight Farm Ltd.          $445,000 A longstanding, successful, organic, market vegetable business in Mara, BC (near Salmon Arm and Enderby) in the North Okanagan/Shuswap This is a unique opportunity for someone with extensive market vegetable farming experience ready to commit to organic vegetable production as a career by purchasing an established, successful, income-generating business with an excellent reputation in the community. Wild Flight Farm Ltd. was created as an operating company to make it easier for a new farmer to acquire an organic, market vegetable farming enterprise. The company … Continue reading BUSINESS FOR SALE: Salmon Arm, BC – Wild Flight Farm

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Armstrong Artisan Meats, Poultry Processor & Meat Cutter

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 05, 2022

Armstrong Artisan Meats in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Poultry Processor & Meat Cutter! ABOUT Armstrong Artisan Meats Armstrong Artisan Meats is a small licensed poultry abattoir operated by farmers to provide processing for their certified organic, pasture-raised poultry. There is also a meat cut and wrap portion of the business that cuts red meat (pork and beef) for Fresh Valley Farms, where the abattoir is located, and creates artisanal value-added products, like seasoned roasts and a variety of fresh sausages. The abattoir is on the farm where the majority of the livestock is raised, and there is potential for … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Armstrong Artisan Meats, Poultry Processor & Meat Cutter

FARM JOBS: Cawston, BC – Snowy Mountain Farm, Orchard Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 27, 2022

Snowy Mountain Farm in Cawston, BC is seeking Two Full-time Orchard Workers! ABOUT Snowy Mountain Farm Snowy Mountain Farm is a 25 acre organic farm located 10 minutes south of Cawston, BC. The setting is picturesque and quiet, sitting at the foot of Snowy Mountain and within walking distance of the Similkameen River, great for cooling down on hot summer days. We have 12 acres of orchard and 4 acres of vineyard, growing a diverse collection of 70+ new and heritage varieties of cherries, apricots, nectarines, peaches, plums, pears, apples, quince, and grapes. Most of the work on the farm … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Cawston, BC – Snowy Mountain Farm, Orchard Workers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 Acre Orchard, Vineyard & Garden – Savona, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2022

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 Blue Bunch Farm is a five acre plot, cultivated with small fruit orchard, vegetable garden and vineyard located on the Thompson River, near Savona, B.C. The vision of the farm is to create a space to inspire regenerative and permaculture practices, set an example of how work life balance can be integrated to a sustainable lifestyle. 1/4 to 1/2 acre of farmland are available for cultivation of vegetable … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5 Acre Orchard, Vineyard & Garden – Savona, BC