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 JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 22, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Farmers Market Lead and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School for the 2021 growing season. This position will lead the sale of farm products at farmers markets as well as assist with our CSA program. This position will also assist in seasonal field work including harvesting, weeding, animal husbandry, crop maintenance, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Farmers Market Lead & Field Assistant

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 20, 2021

Shuswap Organics in Enderby, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Shuswap Organics Shuswap Organics operates at two locations – Enderberry Farm (which we co-own), and a leased plot down the road. Located in the Shuswap River Valley of the North Okanagan, overlooking the stunning Enderby Cliffs, Enderberry Farm is 21 acres of rolling hills and forest. Our mixed vegetable enterprise is hiring a Farm Hand for this season. We’re growing on about 3 acres of land (on two separate properties – Enderberry Farm plus a leased plot). We use a combination of hand weeding and … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 20, 2021

Shuswap Organics carrots

Shuswap Organics in Enderby, BC is seeking a Field Manager for the 2021 season! ABOUT Shuswap Organics Shuswap Organics operates at two locations – Enderberry Farm (which we co-own), and a leased plot down the road. Located in the Shuswap River Valley of the North Okanagan, overlooking the stunning Enderby Cliffs, Enderberry Farm is 21 acres of rolling hills and forest. We lease 2 additional acres at the beautiful West Enderby Farm just outside of Enderby. Our mixed vegetable enterprise is hiring a Field Manager for this season. We’re growing on a total of about 3 acres of land. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: Enderby, BC – Shuswap Organics, Field Manager

FARM JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Rebecca’s Garden

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 19, 2021

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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

FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 15, 2021

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Paynter’s Fruit Market in Westbank, BC is seeking full-time and part-time Farm Crew Members for the 2021 season! ABOUT Paynter’s Fruit Market We have 15 acres garden and 15 acres orchard. Some of our produce in the garden include, cucumbers, zucchini, salad mix, tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, eggplant, sweet and hot peppers, yellow watermelon, musk melons, kale, herbs and much more. Our orchard includes peaches, apples, pears, plums and apricots. Our farm team harvests everything by hand every morning and bring it directly to our fruit stand located on the farm. We value supporting our community and our community supports us! … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Westbank, BC – Paynter’s Fruit Market, Farm Crew

JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

Kamloops Food Policy Council

The Kamloops Food Policy Council in Kamloops, BC is seeking a Food Hub Coordinator! Job Summary The Food Hub Coordinator is responsible for supporting food processing in the Kamloops region, by facilitating a food hub for the region. This is a decentralized network of services and infrastructure. The long-term vision for the food hub is to foster a thriving regional agriculture and food sector that is a significant contributor to the local economy in our region. The coordinator will work closely with local entrepreneurs to connect them with the support they need to create, grow, and scale local food businesses. … Continue reading JOB: KAMLOOPS, BC – Kamloops Food Policy Council, Food Hub Coordinator

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FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2021 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Wild Antho is an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards peppered throughout the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap. Our primary focus is production of nucleus hives and queens. Honey production and pollination are also important to our operation. Our bee customers are big honey producers in the Prairies, right down to local hobbyist beekeepers. Our honey and hive product customers tend to be local and regional, but we do sell honey BC wide, and even into Alberta. At Wild Antho our values … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

JOB: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Ecotrust Canada, Food Systems Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

Ecotrust Canada, in Prince Rupert, BC, is hiring a Food Systems Coordinator! About Ecotrust Canada Ecotrust Canada is an enterprising charity powered by the vision of people and nature thriving together. We develop innovative economic solutions that enable rural, remote and Indigenous communities across Canada to lead in the management of and benefit from, local resources – from fisheries to forests to housing and energy.  Our on the ground work and systems approach is entrepreneurial, partnership based and relentlessly practical. Learn more at Ecotrust.ca. About the Northwest Food Systems Initiative 2021 will be the inaugural year for the Northwest Food … Continue reading JOB: PRINCE RUPERT, BC – Ecotrust Canada, Food Systems Coordinator

FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

A hay farm in Vernon/Armstrong, BC is seeking farm help for the 2021 season! ABOUT the farm We have a total of 240 acres on two farms. We live on a 160 acre farm that is mixed pasture and hay. The farm is located in a peaceful valley with a creek running through it. We are improving both properties with reseeding, new irrigation, improved fences, and weed control. We implement regenerative agriculture practices. DESIRED QUALITIES The candidate will have an interest in, and experience with farm machinery operation and maintenance. They will be able to work alone, without supervision, and … Continue reading FARM JOB: VERNON/ARMSTRONG, BC – Farm Help Wanted

JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist