Blog Category: Thompson Okanagan

FARM JOB: Lillooet, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2021

Seed to Culture in Lillooet, BC is seeking a Farm Assistant for the 2021 season! ABOUT Seed to Culture Seed to Culture is a small scale vegetable farm and fermented food processor. We grow mixed vegetables and fruit using organic practices on over 3 acres of productive land in Lillooet, BC. Our business, as farmers and fermenters, has been in operation for over 3 years but we have been market farmers for over 10 years. We sell our vegetables at Farmers Markets and use our vegetables at our small food production facility to make sauerkraut and other fermented products. Our … Continue reading FARM JOB: Lillooet, BC – Seed to Culture, Farm Assistant

FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm in Chase, BC is seeking a Lead Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm We are a direct to customer produce farm located in Chase, BC, along the shore of the South Thompson river. We grow 30 acres of produce with a focus on sweetcorn for fresh sale at local farmers markets and our roadside stand, which operates in the months of July and August. Alongside sweetcorn, we produce and sell potatoes, squash, tomatoes, garlic, cabbage, carrots, and beets. We also grow a diversified garden and produce other on-farm products for family, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Chase, BC – Burkholder Bros. Corn Farm, Lead Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Greenlion Farms, Production Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 30, 2021

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Greenlion Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a full-time permanent Production Hand! ABOUT Greenlion Farms Our farm is a part of CubicFarm Systems utilizing controlled, hydroponic growing chambers for lettuce crops, herbs, and micro greens. Our facility is completely enclosed and controlled, allowing us to grow our crops ALL YEAR ROUND! We are associated with their brokerage branch, allowing us to distribute our produce through contracts with major domestic distributors. Our focus and goal is to be able to supply local restaurants and retailers with domestic, local, high quality and consistent produce 12 months per year, without having to import … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Greenlion Farms, Production Hand

[FILLED] FARM JOB: SALMON ARM, BC – Sacred Earth Eco-Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 26, 2021

This position has been filled April 30, 2021. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Sacred Earth Eco-Farm is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! About Sacred Earth Eco-Farm Sacred Earth Eco-Farm is a Small but growing organic farm located in Salmon arm BC. We have ben Supplying fresh greens and veg. to more then six of our local grocery stores since 2017. We use a mix of old farming techniques and new technologies from today. No tractors on our farm, we seek a deeper connection to nature and better understanding of soil to feed … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: SALMON ARM, BC – Sacred Earth Eco-Farm, Farm Hand

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – T Diamond Ranch

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 21, 2021

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. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Tessa Terbasket, I am a syilx Nation member and I own T Diamond Ranch. T Diamond Ranch is located in West Kelowna in … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – T Diamond Ranch

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 12, 2021

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 broad North Thompson river valley, the soil on our property is a rich black loam clay, which gives the opportunity for all types of agriculture. We are in the Agricultural Land Reserve as well as within the Kamloops city limits. The land is basically flat, and we have seasonal irrigation water for all our needs. We also have year round water accessed from our farm … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC

FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Farm Helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 12, 2021

A mixed farm in Vernon, BC is seeking a Farm Helper! ABOUT The Farm Located on Silver Star Road. 4 acre farm, only 2 acres is in use at the moment as I just bought the property. Growing: Organic garlic (1/2 acre worth ) 10 apple trees 2 cherry trees 1 pear tree 3 plum trees Chickens Tomatoes Raspberries Strawberries Blackberries Variety of vegetables Tools: Tractor and ride on lawn mower / push mower and gardening tools Fruit stand on property for sales. A safe place to work and play so we produce good food to sell and eat. DESIRED … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vernon, BC – Farm Helper

FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 06, 2021

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Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT FRESH VALLEY FARMS Fresh Valley Farms produces certified organic beef, pork, chicken, and turkey on pasture for sale in a monthly mixed meat CSA box. We’re in our 8th year of the current incarnation of the business, but the farm has been in the family for 99 years! This is a multi-generational farm, with grand-parents, parents, the primary operators, and their children, all living and working on the land. We farm two quarter sections that are mostly forested, with about 80 acres of arable land in a mix … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Hand

KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 01, 2021

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Wise Earth Farm in Kelowna, BC is looking to sell their 2 acre urban farm business! We are looking for an immediate sale of a successful, turn key small scale (2 acre) urban farm located in Kelowna for $125,000. We would like to hire the buyer ASAP (individual or a couple) and train them to successfully learn and take over all aspects of the operation by the fall of 2021. It’s a great opportunity for an individual or a couple with some farming experience that are looking to own and run their own farm business. Wage for this season would … Continue reading KELOWNA, BC: Urban Farm Business for Sale

FARM JOB: Kaleden, BC – The Gateway Ranch, Part-time Farmhand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 17, 2021

The Gateway Ranch in Kaleden (located between Keremeos and Penticton), BC is seeking a part-time farmhand! ABOUT The Gateway Ranch I have an interesting opportunity for someone looking for a work/live situation…or perhaps a young couple with no kids. Last year I had a couple that stayed her as farmstays and it was awesome! I’m looking for help around my ten acre property in exchange for accommodation starting in June. The person or couple would be responsible for some watering, mowing and small jobs, about two hours of work a day. It is an ideal situation for someone who also … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kaleden, BC – The Gateway Ranch, Part-time Farmhand