Blog Category: West Coast – Islands

MAR 15, 2021: Urban Farming Workshop Webinar (Victoria, BC)

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 24, 2021

Would you like to become an urban farmer and learn how to create your own agriculture business in the city? We’re excited to bring you this event where you will learn the basics of running your own farming business in an urban landscape! ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for a FREE virtual 3-hour workshop on urban farming March 15th at 5PM where you could learn about the basic skills needed to run a successful urban farm! During this time, we will discuss: Farm design Farm management Farm operations Farm Economics Revenue streams & selling product Some of the necessary skills to create … Continue reading MAR 15, 2021: Urban Farming Workshop Webinar (Victoria, BC)

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 12, 2021

Sunshine Meadow

Sunshine Meadow in Duncan, BC is seeking a Farm Helper / Milker! ABOUT Sunshine Meadow We have an 8 acre farm in Cowichan Station. We keep a small herd of milking cows, all heritage breeds including Jerseys, Ayrshires, Brown Swiss and Guernsey crosses. The cows are on pasture most of the year and have access to the outdoors at all times. We grow forage and pasture for the cows. We keep a small flock of laying hens that help fertilize and upgrade the pasture. There is also some garden space available to grow produce mostly for personal use, as well … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker

FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

metchosin farm

Metchosin Farm in Metchosin, BC (near Victoria) is seeking a farm grower for the 2021 season and beyond! ABOUT Metchosin Farm Metchosin Farm is a small certified organic family-owned business growing 280+ varieties of seed crops and producing a wide diversity of plant starts and perennial fruit bushes. In addition, we develop new seed varieties and have successfully introduced new tomatoes, apples, chard, kale and other food crops to our customers in British Columbia and beyond. Located in scenic Metchosin and adjacent to two of the fastest-growing communities in Canada (Langford and Colwood) our 10-acre property of field and woodland … Continue reading FARM JOB: METCHOSIN, BC – Metchosin Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden, Permaculture Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 11, 2021

galiano conservancy permaculture

Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden on Galiano Island, BC is seeking a Permaculture Technician for the 2021 season! The Galiano Conservancy Association seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Permaculture Technician. This position is a 16-week full-time internship that offers engaging work and an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of Galiano Island from May – August, 2019. As a Permaculture Technician, you will work with the Agriculture Coordinator to care for and operate the nursery, forest garden and related projects. Candidates with experience in organic gardening, and an understanding of the seasonal needs of a … Continue reading FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden, Permaculture Technician

FARM JOB: Courtenay, BC – Sparrow Grass Farm, Farm Helpers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2021

Sparrow Grass Farm in Courtenay, BC is seeking two Farm helpers/pickers for the 2021 season! (Full-time and part-time positions available) ABOUT Sparrow Grass Farm Sparrow Grass is a new operation, and primary crop is asparagus. We are family run and operated and are excited about beginning a new (ad)venture. Set at the edges of Seal Bay Nature Park, Sparrow Grass Farm has beautiful views of the mountains, lots of trees, and green and golden fields in the summer. We have a tractor, and a lot of hand tools! There are lots of trails to walk and a beach down the … Continue reading FARM JOB: Courtenay, BC – Sparrow Grass Farm, Farm Helpers

APPRENTICESHIP: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – The Quarry Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2021

the quarry farm

Looking for a farm apprenticeship on Vancouver Island? Check out The Quarry Farm on Salt Spring Island! About The Quarry Farm We are a small community of growers and nature lovers who were gifted with the opportunity to look after 35 beautiful acres of forest, wetland, mountain bluffs and developing cultivated areas. We have a beautiful house with all modern amenities for meals and free time and a swimming pond on the property. We have lovely swimming lakes nearby and are 10 min away by car from Ganges and Fulford. The property was originally developed to be subdivided and has three wells … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – The Quarry Farm

FARM JOB: COURTENAY, BC – Kloverdalen Farm, Veggie farm assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 04, 2021

Kloverdalen Farm in Courtenay, BC is seeking a Veggie farm assistant for the 2021 season! ABOUT Kloverdalen Farm Kloverdalen Farm is a small, diverse, organic vegetable farm. Its located just a few kilometers north of Courtenay in the Comox Valley. We grow over 40 types of veggies as well as some berries, fruit and veggies seedlings. There is just over an acre in production including one large high tunnel. We sell mainly off-farm through a farm-stand and a CSA program. A BCS walk-behind tractor is the main piece of machinery. Most farm work is human-powered using a variety of garden … Continue reading FARM JOB: COURTENAY, BC – Kloverdalen Farm, Veggie farm assistant

FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 04, 2021

sea bluff farm

Sea Bluff Farm in Metchosin (near Victoria, BC) is looking to hire two farm hands for the 2021 season! ABOUT SEA BLUFF FARM We are a 6-acre diverse vegetable farm located in Metchosin, a sweet rural enclave outside Victoria. While we grow a lot of greens and high value crops, we are most excited about really feeding people with our potatoes, squashes and brassicas. We grow about 40 varieties of fruits and veggies all year round. We are located on a bus route, a 10 minute walk from a stunning beach. There are great hiking and biking trails all around … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VICTORIA, BC – Sea Bluff Farm, Farmhands

FARM JOBS: Qualicum Beach, BC – Island Flower Farm, 2 part-time farm labourers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 01, 2021

Island Flower Farm

Island Flower Farm in Qualicum Beach, BC is seeking help from TWO part-time manual farm labourers for 2021! ABOUT Island Flower Farm Island Flower Farm is a small 5 acre family operated farm on Vancouver Island, just 10 minutes from Qualicum Beach. DESIRED QUALITIES Are you passionate and enthusiastic about farming, gardening, or flowers and can keep up with two busy farmers? Our ideal candidate has: A serious interest in farming, flower farming, horticulture, etc. (previous agricultural or flower experience is an asset) Physical ability to carry out farm tasks (bending, lifting, kneeling, standing, and a lot of repetition) Lots of … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Qualicum Beach, BC – Island Flower Farm, 2 part-time farm labourers

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 19, 2021

rebeccas garden peas and lettuce

Rebecca’s Garden in Victoria, BC is seeking to hire a part-time Farm Worker for the 2021 season!  ABOUT Rebecca’s Garden Rebecca’s Garden, about 1/2 acre, is a small operation producing certified organic vegetables, berry fruits, flowers, herbs, seeds and preserves. There are two farm locations. The first is nestled in the woods and grows the greens, roots, brassicas, berries, garlic, herbs, flowers and other shade loving crops. The second location is a south facing slope on open terrain and grows the sun lovers like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, melons, squash and beans. The first farm has raised beds, the preparation and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden