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) 

“Thanks so much for this job posting – I actually got more, better applicants through you than any other way I’ve tried yet!”

– Kelly Raye, Boots ‘n’ Roots Farm (Duncan, BC)

YA APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMYoung Agrarians and our network of exceptional mentor farmers in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are offering advanced, full-immersions, hands-on paid apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture. We carefully screen host farms, and prospective apprentices complete an application process to apply. 

FIND A FARM JOB  – Looking to find opportunities on ecological and organic farms across Canada? Check out the 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 U-MAP for even more job postings.

For new and young farmers looking for opportunities: Please note that Young Agrarians does not have the capacity to pre-screen jobs 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.

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.

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

Happy farming!


 Job & Apprenticeship Opportunities

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: REGINA, SK – FENEK FARMS

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 30, 2021

ABOUT FENEK FARMS Fenek Farms is located near Regina, Saskatchewan – Treaty 4 Territory The farm was started in 2017. Initially, Josef wanted a hobby to get away from the office, and now it is much more than that!  Fenek Farms is  a mixed farm operation integrating both animal usage and soil health in a sustainable manner. This include cohabitation of animals, free range and rotational grazing, no till agriculture and no use of artificial chemicals or pesticides. While the farm is not certified organic, their farming practices follow the same policy guidelines. www.fenekfarms.ca About the apprenticeship: Some chores and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: REGINA, SK – FENEK FARMS

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 25, 2021

Do you love working with animals and have you always wanted to work on a farm with livestock? Baby cows? Baby lambs? Baby chicks? Nick and Angela  from Boundy Farm welcome you to come get the feel for working with multiple species of livestock on their family farm. A good mix of open prairie and bush, this is a great place to spend your summer and learn all about raising animals in a way that can benefit the land! ABOUT BOUNDY FARM Boundy Farm is located near Cartwright, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The goal on the farm is to … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: CARTWRIGHT, MB – BOUNDY FARMS LTD.

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 24, 2021

Close to the heart of music in Manitoba, close to the hustle and bustle and city culture, there lives a small veggie farm that is warm and full of love. Garden, learn, and get paid at Slow River Gardens in 2022 and get the best of both worlds, farming and growing food in the country and the sweet gems of city life. ABOUT SLOW RIVER GARDENS Slow River Gardens is located near Winnipeg, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory The crew at Slow River grow vegetables and flowers for sale at market from May until October. Greenhouse work begins in early … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: WINNIPEG, MB – SLOW RIVER GARDEN

JOB: Lillooet, BC – Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society, Executive Director

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 19, 2021

The Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society (LAFS) is looking for a new Executive Director! General Description of work This part-time contract position is to coordinate the Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society (LAFS). This work will be guided by the purposes of LAFS: To enhance the agricultural viability of the Lillooet region To promote awareness, education and research related to agriculture, enterprise, sustainability and food security To support and connect local food and agricultural enterprises; and To build community support for our local food system and unique food culture. Key tasks will include: Program development and coordination: overseeing LAFS programs and … Continue reading JOB: Lillooet, BC – Lillooet Agriculture and Food Society, Executive Director

FARM JOB: Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC – Phoenix Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 16, 2021

Phoenix Farm in Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Phoenix Farm Phoenix Farm is 18 acres of rolling fields and orchards, shared by 2 land owners. This position is for managing the farm operations of the West share of the property, about 7 acres of orchards, young food forest plantations, and gardens. Mature apple and cherry orchards are producing and we are creating a variety of value-added products including Cider. Hundreds of young trees and berry bushes are well underway and there is a nursery and space to plant more. We also have a flock … Continue reading FARM JOB: Ganges, Salt Spring Island, BC – Phoenix Farm, Farm Manager

YA Apprenticeship 2022: Pigeon Lake, AB – Reclaim Organics

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 16, 2021

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain mad skills in organic market gardening, cut flowers, and microgreens? Do you want to be a part of a farm team, working with others sharing the same passion for food growing and community building? Join Reclaim Organics for a farm apprenticeship! About the Farm Reclaim Organics is a multi-enterprised certified organic market garden. We grow microgreens year round indoors, cut flowers and vegetables seasonally, and process seasonal product into preserves and pickles. We began our farm 8 years ago in Edmonton on vacant land throughout the Whyte Avenue area. Four years ago … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2022: Pigeon Lake, AB – Reclaim Organics

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YA Apprenticeship 2022: Crooked Creek, AB – Harmonys Way Family Farm

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 16, 2021

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on a mixed farm in northern Alberta? Are you wanting to learn about tending mixed livestock, growing and preserving food, and eating seasonally from the land? If this sounds like your cup of kombucha, then Harmonys Way Family Farm might be for you! About the Farm Harmonys Way Family Farm is a multi-generational family farm located in the pristine Peace River region of northern Alberta, Canada. It has been in operation since 1985, and holistic management and permaculture techniques guide practices on the farm. The King family is moving toward the … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2022: Crooked Creek, AB – Harmonys Way Family Farm

Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program: Meet-A-Mentor Night!

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 16, 2021

The Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program invites you to attend Meet-A-Mentor Night! If you would like to meet some of YA’s amazing mentors, ask questions about their farm, and learn more about the kinds of apprenticeships they are offering, please attend one (or all!) of our online mentor gatherings. Wednesday, December 8 6 pm MST/7 pm CST Who’s joining in? Fenek Farms, Upland Organics, Richards Family Farm & Livestock, Backwoods Buffalo Ranch, Good Note Community Farm, Reclaim Organics, Long Way Homestead & Ferme Fiola Farm, Faspa Farm,  Sundog Organics, and more! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5198110064 Meeting ID: 519 811 0064 One … Continue reading Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program: Meet-A-Mentor Night!

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 15, 2021

Spend your summer with the pigs, cows, and chickens at Green Beach Farm & Food on the beautiful prairie near Strathclair MB. A farm job and a great learning experience with an opportunity to be out on the land interacting everyday with nature. ABOUT GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD Green Beach Farm is located near Strathclair, Manitoba – Treaty 2 Territory Green Beach Farm & Food is a fifth generation mixed livestock and grain operation, with two houses in the main farm yard. They started the farm in 1985 and now manage 5 quarters of land. About half of their … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: STRATHCLAIR, MB – GREEN BEACH FARM & FOOD

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on November 13, 2021

Farming opportunity to get your hands dirty in 2022 farming with the folks at Fostering Change Farm! Spend time working with cows, pigs, chickens, and goats and enjoy your summer in a fun farm adventure between the big beautiful lakes in the middle of Manitoba. ABOUT FOSTERING CHANGE FARM Fostering Change Farm is located near Balmoral, Manitoba – Treaty 1 Territory Fostering Change Farm is a small farm in the Interlake area of Manitoba comprised of 80 acres of land of which 40 acres are forest, 30 acres are meadow and 10 acres are marsh (primarily a reclaimed gravel pit). … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2022: BALMORAL, MB – FOSTERING CHANGE FARM