FARM JOBS

Young Agrarians posts opportunities for farm work for new and young farmers.

“The best people we’ve had on our farm have come through the YA website.”

– Britt Arbanas, Lost Savanna Farm (Black Creek, BC) 

FIND A FARM JOB  – Looking to find opportunities on ecological and organic farms across Canada? Check out the blog posts below. Please reach out directly to the farm / organization featured in the post. Don’t see your dream opportunity listed here? Visit the Young Agrarians UMAP for more ways to find farm jobs.

POST A FARM JOB – Got a great job opportunity on your farm? Submit the opportunity to us, and we’ll post it on our blog and social media channels to help spread the word.

Please note that Young Agrarians does not have the capacity to pre-screen jobs opportunities.

For new and young farmers looking for opportunities: Please screen your potential employer to ensure that you are entering into a fair exchange that meets your needs and expectations. Try asking the farm for references of past workers, or ask people in the community if you are unsure.

For farms offering jobs: By posting at Young Agrarians, the expectation is that you are offering a fair and equitable opportunity, that complies with labour regulations (e.g. BC regulations here).

Looking to submit an apprenticeship instead of a farm job? Click here.

Happy farming!


 Job & Apprenticeship Opportunities

FARM JOBS: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Farm for Thought, Urban Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 29, 2020

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Farm for Thought in Prince George, BC is hiring four Urban Farm Workers for the 2020 season! ABOUT Farm for Thought Located on the UNBC Prince George campus, Farm for Thought is owned and operated by the Prince George Public Interest Research Group (PGPIRG). We have more than 1,500 sq. ft. of growing area including 52 raised beds and a geodesic dome greenhouse. All farm work is done without the use of machines or pesticides. We are proud to grow vegetables and herbs in Northern BC and we sell throughout the community (farmer’s market, online sales, local businesses/restaurants). PGPIRG strives … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Farm for Thought, Urban Farm Workers

FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 27, 2020

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Our Farmily photo by Thomas Nowaczynski Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Happy Hills Farm Happy Hills Farm is an expanding mixed-vegetable farm located in the beautiful Happy Valley area of Rossland, BC. We focus on regenerative farming practices, and strive to grow and provide a diverse array of farm fresh vegetables, fruits, herbs, microgreens and other products for our community. We are eager to welcome another new Farm Hand to our team for the 2020 season who are keenly interested in sustainable local food production. Our farm is focused … Continue reading FARM JOB: ROSSLAND, BC – Happy Hills Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2020

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Ol’ MacDonald Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Market Garden Farm Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Ol’ Macdonald Farm We are a very small family farm on two quiet sites close to town. We use hand tools only and sell almost exclusively at the Saturday market. We sell non-certified organic vegetables and free range eggs. Though not certified we do follow organic practices most of the time. We also observe permaculture principles and employ them when possible. We think farming should be fun, not drudgery, and always strive for a good work/leisure balance. Desired Qualities We are … Continue reading FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Filled ~ FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Wise Earth Farm, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 21, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more farm job and apprenticeship listings. Wise Earth Farm in Kelowna, BC is seeking two Farm Hands for the 2020 season! About Wise Earth Farm Our farm is an intensive, 2 acre, market garden style operation. We grow a wide variety of vegetables using mostly hand tools, and minimal tillage. Our sales avenues are (new this year) an on-line farmers market store where our customers pick up at the farm, the Kelowna Farmers Market (Saturdays), grocery stores, and restaurants. Our philosophy is to work with nature to provide the … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOBS: KELOWNA, BC – Wise Earth Farm, Farm Hands

FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 20, 2020

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Ignatius Farm in Guelph, ON, is hiring Farm Workers for the 2020 season! About Ignatius Farm Ignatius Farm grows certified organic vegetables and berries for Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) members, farmers markets, local businesses and service agencies. The Farm’s programs include community gardens, acreage rentals, internships, working shares, volunteer opportunities, and several annual community events. The Ignatius Jesuit Centre (IJC) is a not for profit charity situated on 600 acres of woodlands, wetlands and farmland just outside of Guelph Ontario. IJC welcomes all and is home to Loyola Retreat House & Ignatian Training, Ignatius Farm, the Ignatius Old-Growth Forest, St Brigid’s … Continue reading FARM JOBS: GUELPH, ON – Ignatius Farm, Farm Workers

FARM JOB: Cartwright, MB – Fresh Roots Farm

Posted by Dana Penrice on May 19, 2020

Fresh Roots Farm is looking to ideally hire a summer student (18 yrs+), or alternatively a non-student, willing to help our family with farm work this Spring and/or Summer. Tasks may include: – working with livestock (cattle, sheep) and poultry (laying hens) – working in our apiary with bees – building, maintaining and moving fences for livestock – helping tend to family vegetable garden – gathering and cartoning eggs from pastured poultry operation – collection of honey supers and honey extraction/bottling in our processing facility Job Details An ideal candidate will be willing to work hard, willing to learn and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cartwright, MB – Fresh Roots Farm

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FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 15, 2020

AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Grower/Horticulturist for New Innovations! About AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens AVA Technologies Inc. is an agtech startup. We invented AVA Byte, the world’s smartest indoor garden, designed for connected consumers who want to unlock their green thumbs. We have a physical office space set up with our indoor gardens, which are hydroponic-based growing devices that use a software operating system called “AgOS” that recognizes what plants are growing, and how to adjust the lighting and watering settings to grow those plants. We’re looking for someone to help … Continue reading FARM JOB: AVA Byte – Smart Indoor Gardens: Grower/Horticulturist, Vancouver, BC

FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2020

Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is looking for a part time Farm Hand at their Africa Village in Miracle Valley, 15 minutes from Mission, BC! Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is in the process of setting up their farm and retreat centre. This position is in relation to the Canada Summer Jobs program so applicants must be between 15-30 years of age.  Job Details Experience working on a farm is necessary. Tasks will be varied and you must be motivated, reliable and ready to work. Compensation will be hourly according to program guidelines. To Apply Please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer at karakataafrobeatsociety@gmail.com … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and we will be having a farm stand on the farm as well. Our farm is not certified organic but tries to … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, but we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We also have miniature livestock (Nigerian dwarf goats, Babydoll sheep and Kune Kune pigs) that we breed and raise to sell as registered breeding stock to self sustainable farmers on small acreages. … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand