Blog Category: West Coast – Islands

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2021

Big Bang Cider in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Big Bang Cider Big Bang Cider is a small orchard-based cidery located in Nanaimo, BC. We are a new start-up and planted our orchard in May of 2020. As such our first harvest is still a couple years away. The apples varieties we plant have been specifically selected, for hundreds of years, to produce delicious, complex, and balanced ciders. We currently have 5.5ac of high density trees planted. We are a new orchard and our trees will start to produce in the next few … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Big Bang Cider, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2021

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Root Renaissance Farm in Errington, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Root Renaissance Farm Our farm, Root Renaissance Farm, is a small scale family run market garden farm. We grow a variety of vegetables on an acre of land. We use organic and regenerative agriculture practices. We sell our products weekly at our local farmers market, at our roadside stand and online through our farm store. We want our food as free and clean of chemicals, pesticides or synthetic fertilizers as possible. We use composted manures, animal bedding and byproducts to feed our plants. It … Continue reading FARM JOB: ERRINGTON, BC – Root Renaissance Farm, Farm Worker

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 06, 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 Christine Sayegh owner of Belle-Isle Farm and my mentor is Robin Tunnicliffe of Sea Bluff Farm.  Where do you farm? We are located … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms , Blueberry Picker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 04, 2021

Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC is seeking a Blueberry Picker/Harvester/Sorter! ABOUT Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point, Ladysmith. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well as raise miniature livestock. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and also from our farm store. We have a mission of creating a well-balanced ecosystem and rich soils that produce nutrient-dense foods while treating the environment and the animals with respect. Our farm is not … Continue reading FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms , Blueberry Picker

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 5 Acres for Food Production on Developing Farm – Comox, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on May 03, 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 This 80 acre property is surrounded by forest and located near the Powell River ferry in Comox. Deforested by the previous owners, the current landowners have recently cleared about 30 acres of stumps and are looking for a farmer to bring 1-5 acres into food production, depending on the farmer’s production plan. About 45 acres, behind a creek that bisects the property, is still in stumps. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Up to 5 Acres for Food Production on Developing Farm – Comox, BC

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 28, 2021

Glenora Farm, in Duncan, BC is seeking a Field Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Glenora Farm Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed transitioning-to-organic/Biodynamic farm on mostly sandy loam soils, consisting of 35 acres of pasture and hay fields, a flock of East Friesen dairy sheep, some Dexter beef cattle, chickens, rabbits, a 2 acre intensive mixed annual vegetable and perennial garden, 2 hoophouses, large compost facility, herb garden, and an onsite workshop program (weavery, beeswax candles, herb processing, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, and food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Pacific Horticulture College, Permaculture Instructor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 27, 2021

Pacific Horticulture College in Victoria, BC is seeking a part-time Introduction to Permaculture Instructor! Position Title: Introduction to Permaculture Instructor – Part-time, Contract Department: Pacific Horticulture College Reports To: College Director Start Date: July 2021 Hours: Approximately 21 teaching hours on Thursdays from July to August 2021; classes are either a half day (3-3.25 hours) or full day (6.25 hours) Rate of Pay: $48 per hour of instructional time plus addition 10% for preparation and storage of course materials Background Established in 1987, the Pacific Horticulture College (PHC) offers full-time and part-time training opportunities in all four levels of the … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Pacific Horticulture College, Permaculture Instructor

FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Longview Farms, Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 26, 2021

Longview Farms in Victoria, BC is seeking  to hire Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Longview Farms Longview Farm is in the municipality of Central Saanich on Southern Vancouver Island among some of the most productive farmland in Canada. With over 165 acres of certified organic land, including 3.5 acres of greenhouses, Longview Farms is known as a trusted local source for fresh organic fruits and vegetables. We are also proud to grow hay, daffodils and carving pumpkins in our conventional rotation. Our produce is sold locally to restaurants as well as to retail stores throughout Vancouver Island and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Victoria, BC – Longview Farms, Farm Workers

FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 20, 2021

Looking for a farm job on Vancouver Island with the potential of transitioning to an ownership relationship? Or just passionate about farming?  Vitality Farm in Langford, BC is hiring a full time Farm Crew this year to join our team for the 2021 season with an eye to the future for the right person!  Our ideal new Farm Crew would be looking for an opportunity to put their final touches on their skills this year and starting their own business next season.  Working the land along side us would give you an excellent opportunity to see how this idea would fit into … Continue reading FARM JOB: LANGFORD, BC – Vitality Farm, Farm Crew

FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

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Empress Acres in Cedar on Vancouver Island, BC is seeking an Agriculture Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Empress Acres Empress Acres is a 69 acre farm in Cedar BC. We currently have planted 14 acres of Empress Splendour trees which is a source of sustainable lumber and carbon draw-down, 1 acre of Noble Fir trees for cut and live Christmas trees, .25 acres of snow peas, pickling cucumbers, dill and beans. We also have a 7 acre hay field and an 18 acre barley field which we are changing to food crops. Machinery we use includes a tractor with … Continue reading FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker