JOB: REMOTE – SeedChange, Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 07, 2020

SeedChange is seeking a program manager to lead communications for Farmers for Climate Solutions, a pan-Canadian coalition of farmer-led organizations and supporters working to advance climate solutions in agriculture policy. This is an opportunity to work with incredible partners to advance policies to spread climate solutions on hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland across the country. Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions Context Farmers steward the vast majority of Canada’s arable land. Agriculture contributes approximately 12 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, and Canadian farmers are hugely impacted by climate change. Farmers must be a leading voice … Continue reading JOB: REMOTE – SeedChange, Program Manager, Communications, Farmers for Climate Solutions

JOB: REMOTE: SeedChange, Grant Writer (Bilingual)

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 07, 2020

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SeedChange is hiring a Bilingual Grant Writer! GRANT WRITER (BILINGUAL) – TERMS OF REFERENCE Apply by October 16, 2020 at 12 p.m. ET to express your interest to support fundraising for SeedChange’s domestic programs! Job summary SeedChange is looking for an experienced grant writer to support fundraising for our domestic field program: The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security (the Initiative). The consultant will support the Initiative’s director, research manager, and regional coordinators to develop, write and review funding proposals in English and French. Context SeedChange’s mission is to build food sovereignty by working with partners to enhance biodiversity, … Continue reading JOB: REMOTE: SeedChange, Grant Writer (Bilingual)

2020/21 BC BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

Posted by Melanie Buffel on October 06, 2020

New Farmers Apply for Farm Business Support through Young Agrarians Mentorship Network

Ready to Grow Your Farm Business? Are you a young (or young at heart) animal or vegetable producer living in British Columbia? Are you operating a new farm and looking for guidance to grow your business? Young Agrarians is excited to offer a seventh season (woohoo!) of the BC Business Mentorship Network! This program pairs new and seasoned farmers together to cultivate the skills for running ecologically sustainable and financially viable businesses. Mentors work with you to analyze your operations and lay the groundwork for your farm’s business growth.  What You Get! As a participant in this program you will receive 30 hours of … Continue reading 2020/21 BC BUSINESS MENTORSHIP NETWORK – APPLY!

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acres of fenced pasture near McBride, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on October 05, 2020

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 Just 3km from the town of McBride, this 20 acre pasture is well suited to small scale livestock production. The 20 acres is divided into two sections with sheep fencing around the perimeter including a strand of electric wire. Fences were installed in 2015 and are fully functional around the perimeter with a bit of maintenance needed on the cross fence. There is a shelter in one half … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acres of fenced pasture near McBride, BC

Full Time Employment or Apprenticeship Wanted: Searching for Biodynamic/Organic Farm work in BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 02, 2020

Hi there! My name is Imogen and I’m looking for work or to join an apprenticeship program in BC from now, or to start in the 2021 spring season. I’m from the UK and currently hold a working/holiday visa for Canada. Because of the Covid situation my plans to travel have been somewhat delayed! This is an unusual time (to say the least) for all of us to be facing right now, however I’m keen to begin my time living in Canada and put my visa to good use! I have spent the last 9 years travelling around the world, … Continue reading Full Time Employment or Apprenticeship Wanted: Searching for Biodynamic/Organic Farm work in BC

FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 22, 2020

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 FARM Ceres Circle Farm is a 36.8 acre livestock farm with a provincial abattoir licensed for sheep, goats and poultry in Kelowna, BC. The farm includes approximately 30 acres of pasture, cross-fenced into paddocks for rotational grazing. Most of the pasture is sub-irrigated low-lying land in the flood plain of Mission Creek and includes sandy loam soil with areas of gravel and muck soil. There is also a hill with silty … Continue reading FARM/BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY: Kelowna Free Graze Lamb, Kelowna, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced and Cross-Fenced Acreage with Barn – Courtenay, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 16, 2020

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 eight acre farm was used for horses by the previous owner, and is set up with a eight stall barn, indoor and outdoor riding rings and fencing and cross fencing across the property. The new, current landowner would like to make the space available for agriculture, particularly three fields to start with, each just over one acre in size, for a total of about three and … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced and Cross-Fenced Acreage with Barn – Courtenay, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Field for Farm Use – Cobble Hill, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on September 15, 2020

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 About a quarter acre of field space, easily accessible by driveway and close to a main road, yet tucked behind mature trees, is cleared and ready for use. The landowner is open to clearing additional space (perhaps up to an additional quarter acre) as well if needed, as well as erecting deer fencing. A high capacity well is available to the field for whatever irrigation is needed. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Field for Farm Use – Cobble Hill, BC

JOB: ANYWHERE IN BC: Communications & Creative Lead, BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 11, 2020

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The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is seeking a Communications & Creative Lead! About BC Association of Farmers’ Markets A provincial non-profit, the mission of BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM) is to support, develop and promote member farmers’ markets across all regions of British Columbia. BCAFM is a unified voice for 145+ member farmers’ markets, home to over 4,000+ farmers, food processors and artisans who share a common vision of ‘BC Grow, Make, Bake’. In addition to many other exciting projects and initiatives, BCAFM is proud to lead the BC Farmers’ Market Trail campaign and deliver the BC Farmers’ … Continue reading JOB: ANYWHERE IN BC: Communications & Creative Lead, BC Association of Farmers’ Markets

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on September 11, 2020

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 The whole gorgeous property is just under 20 acres, partially in the ALR. Some of the land is forested, some  is planted in productive permaculture and food systems and some is open fields full of potential!  The water for this property comes from the municipal system and there are hydrants located at various locations for hook up, but no irrigation infrastructure is in place for the portions of … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 acres for Organic Farming in Salmon Arm, BC