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

FARM JOBS: Kelowna, BC – Priest Creek Family Estate Winery, Vineyard Labor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 09, 2022

Priest Creek Family Estate Winery in Kelowna, BC is seeking Vineyard Labor! ABOUT Priest Creek Family Estate Winery Priest Creek Family estate Winery is Kelowna’s newest winery located in beautiful South East Kelowna. We have 8 acres n site and 4.5 acres a block a way planted with wine grape vines. Most work will be hand on labor tending the vines and learning about viticulture. We are a boutique family winery/vineyard. Our children also assist us on the vineyard and the lucky candidate would have to have family values and a good work ethic. Our vineyard practices are organic however … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Kelowna, BC – Priest Creek Family Estate Winery, Vineyard Labor

FARM JOB: Shawnigan Lake, BC – Shawnigan Lake School Growing Dome, Horticulturist and Environmental Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 21, 2022

Shawnigan Lake School Growing Dome in Shawnigan Lake, BC is seeking a Horticulturist and Environmental Technician! ABOUT Shawnigan Lake School Growing Dome Shawnigan Lake School is a leading independent co-educational boarding school for ages 13-18 on Canada’s beautiful west coast. Our diverse, inter-disciplinary and innovative programming helps shape the next generation of global leaders. Our horticulturist manages a state-of-the-art 40ft growing dome as well as 14 raised garden beds. There is a considerable amount of manual labor and the expectation is to work in all weather conditions. The dome can reach very high temperatures in a humid environment. Shawnigan provides … Continue reading FARM JOB: Shawnigan Lake, BC – Shawnigan Lake School Growing Dome, Horticulturist and Environmental Technician

FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Salt Spring Island Cheese Co., Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 21, 2022

Salt Spring Island Cheese Co. on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Salt Spring Island Cheese Co. We are a goat cheese company with 12 goats (6 adults, 6 kids) and 16 chickens. There is no milking operation on site. We want to provide a good experience to our many visitors that come to our cheese farm all year long. DESIRED QUALITIES Reliable, sense of initiative, resourceful. Experience working with livestock required. JOB TASKS The Farm Manager is responsible for running the Farm, as well as Groundskeeping and Property Maintenance, and Production and Operations Driving. While … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Salt Spring Island Cheese Co., Farm Manager

FARM JOB: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 21, 2022

Stable Harvest Farm in Langley, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Stable Harvest Farm Stable Harvest Farm is a 65-acre social enterprise non-profit farm in Langley, BC. Established in 2020 the farm has had two successful seasons growing fresh organic produce for emergency food relief to those in need. Moving into 2022 the organization will focus on primary/intermediate educational programming hosting thousands of youths in an interactive experiential agricultural tour. We have partnered with BC Agriculture in the Classroom to bring students in for educational experiences. Stable Harvest Farm is looking for hardworking and motivated candidates for the upcoming … Continue reading FARM JOB: Langley, BC – Stable Harvest Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Cranbrook, BC – We Be Farmin’ BC, General Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 19, 2022

We Be Farmin’ BC in Cranbrook, BC is seeking a General Farm Worker! ABOUT We Be Farmin’ BC Our farm is located minutes from Cranbrook, BC. We have 2 acres of land that we organically grow vegetables for the Kimberly and Cranbrook farmers’ markets, local markets, CSA basket program and food processors. Our focus is on vegetable farming with organic and sustainable farming practices DESIRED QUALITIES Reliable Flexible to change tasks based on the needs for the day, weather conditions Team player Organized Physically demanding Combination of sitting, standing, walking Bending, crouching, kneeling JOB TASKS Plant, cultivate, weed and irrigate … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cranbrook, BC – We Be Farmin’ BC, General Farm Worker

FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op, Farm Manager – Education Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 18, 2022

Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op in Nanaimo, BC is seeking a Farm Manager – Education Coordinator! ABOUT Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op Growing Opportunities has two urban farm locations in Nanaimo BC with ~8 acres in production. We produce mainly field vegetables to sell to community food box programs and at farm markets. This position will collaborate with VI Blueberries (https://www.facebook.com/viblueberries/) to manage the blueberry pick for ~6 weeks. Growing Opportunities focuses on the use of hand tools but does have a BCS for some bed prep activities. The farms are not certified organic but do employ organic practices to … Continue reading FARM JOB: Nanaimo, BC – Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op, Farm Manager – Education Coordinator

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FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Lentelus Farms, Meat Processor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 14, 2022

Lentelus Farms, in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Meat Processor! ABOUT Lentelus Farms We are hiring for our meat processing facility in Kelowna. We are a government inspected abattoir and custom meat cutting facility (BC 43). The abattoir is located on a small farm bordering Mission Creek, minutes away from downtown Kelowna. Lentelus Farms raises sheep and poultry at its Kelowna location, Lentelus also runs a small beef and pork farm on Vancouver Island. DESIRED QUALITIES Some one that enjoys pushing themselves in a fast-paced productive environment. Safety conscious, with great attention to detail and food safety standards. Someone who … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Lentelus Farms, Meat Processor

FARM JOB: Wakefield, Quebec – Rock’s End Farm, Regenerative Grazing Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 12, 2022

Rock’s End Farm in Wakefield, Quebec is seeking a Regenerative Grazing Assistant! ABOUT Rock’s End Farm Rock’s End Farm is a 300 acre, certified organic farm located in the heart of the Gatineau Hills in west Quebec. We raise sheep for wool and meat, custom grazing of beef cattle, dairy cattle (for home dairy consumption), pastured pork and pastured poultry. We direct market all of our products to our local community. This opportunity is ideal for somebody looking to develop their expertise with livestock in particular; and with regenerative, rotational grazing, and direct-to-consumer marketing. All of our former employees plan … Continue reading FARM JOB: Wakefield, Quebec – Rock’s End Farm, Regenerative Grazing Assistant

FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Feral Farm, Sprout Harvester & Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 08, 2022

Feral Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Sprout/Microgreen Harvester & Farm Hand! ABOUT Feral Farm Work days involve preparing our organic sprouts for farmers markets and wholesale clients on and off island. The work takes place indoors and in a relaxed, music-infused commercial kitchen environment. You will be primarily packaging sprouts into individual market units and for larger wholesale accounts, harvesting microgreens and preparing our delicious “sprout rolls” for the farmers markets we attend. Work days typically average about 6 hours in length. We attend 4 farmers markets per week and have wholesale clients on Salt Spring, … Continue reading FARM JOB: Salt Spring Island, BC – Feral Farm, Sprout Harvester & Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Qualicum Beach, BC – Quindrey Farm, Farm Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2022

Quindrey Farm in Qualicum Beach, BC is seeking a Farm Manager! ABOUT Quindrey Farm We are a small scale farm that has fruit trees, vegetable and flower beds, a forest with paths and an agro-tourism program. We have 10 creekfront acres but only about 1-2 acres are used for growing. We have 4 campsites and one cabin where people can stay and experience farm life -even if it’s as simple as feeding a chicken. We have a newly established orchard (2-3 yrs old) and a variety of small vegetable and flower beds. We have run CSA boxes in the past … Continue reading FARM JOB: Qualicum Beach, BC – Quindrey Farm, Farm Manager