FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire a Tech Transfer Lead! Lead Position Description BC Honey Producers Association is initiating a multi-year Technology Transfer Program to benefit the bee industry of the province. We are seeking someone to lead the effort, starting this summer. This lead will have and maintain knowledge of bee industry challenges and potential solutions, and as directed by a steering committee, will pursue and implement appropriate solutions in fields which may include Integrated Management of bee pests and diseases, advancements in queen rearing, increased success in winter survival of colonies, develop training and BMPs … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms in Langley, BC is seeking two part-time Farm Hands! ABOUT Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms Be Ingredients is located on a 96 Acre Farm in Langley BC and believes in Permaculture Agriculture. We are very passionate about growing and buying local food. They believe in the environmental benefits of keeping bees and planting trees as well the enjoyment of the taste and health benefits of raw honey and hazelnuts. We have strong ties and knowledge of the farmland that their crops are growing on and want to support a local sustainable agriculture in BC. We … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Langley, BC – Be Ingredients on MacInnes Farms, Farm Hands

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 to 18 ACRE NUT, SHEEP AND MARKET GARDEN FARM – ALDERGROVE, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 08, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND 6 acres of this 18 acre property are available to a mature, very hard working farmer that is focused on generating income and helping maintain the property. Part of the property currently planted with hazelnut and walnut trees. There are also sheep and chickens being raised on the property. The sheep help to maintain the acreage by eating the grass and weeds. Well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 to 18 ACRE NUT, SHEEP AND MARKET GARDEN FARM – ALDERGROVE, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 ACRE FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 07, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This 6 acre property is conveniently located off a major highway. Having been laser-levelled, this land is very flat and grassy. Municipal water and electricity are available. Due to the water source, water conserving methods would likely be required. The owner lives on the property, but there is a separate entrance onto the land.   ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The lease term can be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6 ACRE FLAT FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club Event Series Announced!

Posted by Hailey Troock on June 07, 2021

Join Young Agrarians and friends for a Columbia Basin event series this season on- and off-farm to learn together and support each other! We’ll be gathering online and in-person on the last Monday evening of every month from June through December. Some sessions we’ll have an expert guest join and other sessions, we’ll share with each other. What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. Read on for more … Continue reading 2021 Columbia Basin Farm Club Event Series Announced!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5-15 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

Posted by Fai Hui on June 07, 2021

We have more land opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This long, rectangular 18 acre property is divided into 3 parcels separated by trees. The land is flat and grassy. Municipal water is available. Due to the water source, water conserving methods would likely be required. There is a tenant occupied home on the property. The land is fenced in, and the owner plans to create a separate driveway. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 5-15 ACRES OF FARMLAND – LANGLEY, BC

How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

Got a new greenhouse or poly tunnel and wondering what varieties to plant? Experiencing issues with low yields or disease in your greenhouse? Check out this interview with Gemma McNeill, Owner-Operator of Zaklan Farm, a suburban microfarm in Surrey, British Columbia. Once you’ve gleaned some wisdom from Gemma, you may want to learn more. We recommend you follow up by reading an outline on how to select vegetable varieties for greenhouse growing, plus recommendations for the best greenhouse tomato, pepper, cucumber, eggplant, and lettuce varieties to try, from Johnny’s Selected Seeds. Photo above is of Gemma by Zaklan Farm. Greenhouse … Continue reading How to Select Vegetable Varieties for Greenhouse Growing

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew – Part Time

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

River and Sea Flowers in Vancouver, BC is seeking a part-time Farm Crew member! ABOUT River and Sea Flowers River and Sea Flowers is a small family farm growing certified organic cut flowers on beautiful Westham Island in Delta BC, just 30 km from Vancouver. Established on shared family land in 2016, we grow a huge diversity of flowers on just over an acre, split between the field and a few stationary, rolling and heated hoop houses. Our harvest season goes from April right through to November. We attend farmer’s markets, supply florists and a farm gate stand, run a … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – River and Sea Flowers, Farm Crew – Part Time

JOB: OTTAWA, ON- Canadian Organic Growers, Executive Director

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 04, 2021

Canadian Organic Growers, in Ottawa, Ontario, is seeking an Executive Director! About Canadian Organic Growers Canadian Organic Growers (COG) is Canada’s national organic farmer and consumer association and is a registered educational charity. COG offers training and resources to raise awareness about organics and to assist farmers and gardeners in adopting sustainable and commercially-viable, organic production methods. We are engaged in policy work and industry development at the local, regional and national level, and offer a voice for organic farmers and consumers to governments on matters related to regenerative and organic food and farming. Job Description At a time of … Continue reading JOB: OTTAWA, ON- Canadian Organic Growers, Executive Director

FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Pomona Orchard, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 03, 2021

Pomona Orchard in Kelowna, BC is seeking a Farm hand! ABOUT Pomona Orchard Pomona Orchard is located in Kelowna, the third largest city in the province of British Columbia. This region in the Okanagan Valley is known for its clarity of four seasons, lots of sunshine, and soil rich with organic and mineral contents. The great contrast in temperature between day and night is optimized for sugar formation and accumulation in fruits and thus is the best region for growing fruit trees. Fruit trees in Pomona Orchard are grown on a slope facing southwest, which gets the most energy from … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kelowna, BC – Pomona Orchard, Farm Hand