FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 13, 2020

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EVENT SERIES: Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis National Farmers Union Youth President Stuart Oke, will explore the connections between the farm income crisis and the climate crisis and ways farmers can increase revenues and help to mitigate the effects of climate change. In December the National Farmers Union (NFU) release a report called Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis: A Transformative Strategy for Canadian Farmers and Food Systems.  Key conclusions include: The climate crisis is a threat to Canadian farms, but also an opportunity to re-orient our farms to become more integrated, life-sustaining and community-sustaining. The … Continue reading FEB 23-29, 2020: SOUTHERN BC – Tackling the Farm Crisis & the Climate Crisis Events

Land Opportunity: Farm in the wild and mountainous Yukon Territory, near Haines Junction

Posted by Jolene Swain on February 13, 2020

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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 outside of picturesque Haines Junction, the farm overlooks Kluane National Park in southwest Yukon. Purchased in mid-2018, the farm is still in its development phase. Previously used for hay and oats, the long term objective is to establish a diverse, sustainable, organic farm that incorporates elements of permaculture. Different value adding opportunities will be explored for fruit and grain. Northern varieties have been selected for trial on … Continue reading Land Opportunity: Farm in the wild and mountainous Yukon Territory, near Haines Junction

Land Opportunity: Off-grid Wilderness Oasis near Hazelton, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on February 13, 2020

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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 For over 40 years we’ve lived off the grid (with an array of solar panels and a backup generator run on recycled veggie-oil) on our 160 acre Goddess Country homestead of mixed forest with several creeks, ponds and cleared areas for gardening and pasture. We have a good sized vegetable patch and orchard with perennials including currants, strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, hascaps, asparagus, and apple, plum, cherry, and hazelnut … Continue reading Land Opportunity: Off-grid Wilderness Oasis near Hazelton, BC

Land Available: 30 Acres of Cleared Land near Red Rock, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on February 13, 2020

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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 Located just 25 minutes from the markets and amenities of Prince George, this scenic piece of land in Red Rock, BC has the capacity to support an additional farming enterprise. Currently, the farm is host to a flock of 40 or so chickens and a honey bees, and there is capacity for more with 30 acres of cleared land currently in hay (hay hasn’t been cut for the … Continue reading Land Available: 30 Acres of Cleared Land near Red Rock, BC

Job: Regina, SK – Sundog Vegetables

Posted by Dana Penrice on February 12, 2020

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Full-time seasonal farmhand/apprentice wanted for organic farm near Regina, SK Sundog Vegetables is a new (or rather, transplanted) family farm business located near Balgonie, Saskatchewan, about 40 km from downtown Regina. Balgonie is about 8 km south and has a grocery store, library, and a few other services. Our farm is 150 acres featuring large fields, poplar forests, a large pond, and an old dairy barn. It is located in Treaty 4 lands in the territories of the nêhiyawak, Anihšināpēk, Dakota, Lakota, and Nakoda peoples and the homeland of the Métis Nation. In 2020, our first full year on this … Continue reading Job: Regina, SK – Sundog Vegetables

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on February 12, 2020

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There are more available land listings available than what is listed here! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at land@youngagrarians.org to access our full land inventory in your region. ABOUT THE LAND This space has been maintained as a food producing organic garden for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over! Beds are raised in rock walls (retains heat well!) and irrigation infrastructure is all set up and ready to go. A greenhouse is available for use, as is a potting shed with heated benches for getting seedlings going. Productive fruit trees and raspberries are also available for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raised beds, greenhouse and potting shed for lease – Cowichan Station, BC

Farmer Podcast Club: EP23 Water & Adaptation

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 11, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP23 Water & Adaptation– Rural Routes to Climate Solution Dr. Sauchyn is a professor at the University of Regina and the director of the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC). His research interests include climate and hydrology over the past millennium, which pretty much means he studies the history of water on the Prairies. He shared some of his knowledge with us on the ways people of the Prairies have adapted to live out here. We know that the Prairies can be a harsh place, a place full of extremes. One day … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: EP23 Water & Adaptation

Land and Business Available: Licensed Poultry Abattoir near Vanderhoof, BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on February 11, 2020

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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 15 minutes from Vanderhoof down the historic Blackwater Road, Newsat farms has an established poultry processing facility on 10 acres of cleared land surrounded by forest on a total 122 acre property. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Providing quality service since 2011, owners are looking for someone to take over the licensed poultry processing facility which serves the farming and ranching community from Smithers the Cache Creek. The farm … Continue reading Land and Business Available: Licensed Poultry Abattoir near Vanderhoof, BC

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – Chuckleberry Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

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Chuckleberry Farm in Beasley, near Nelson, BC is accepting applications for their Organic Microgreen & Farming Business Internship for the 2020/21 season! About Chuckleberry Farm Chuckleberry is located on a pristine 18-acre property in the Selkirk Mountains, 10 miles west of Nelson British Columbia. The land is south sloping with a very generous south exposure supporting a unique micro climate great for organic gardening & orchards as well as passive solar, photovoltaic power and annualized Geo Solar Building. Chuckleberry is a certified organic community farm that operates year round from our in ground earthship that is largely heated and powered by the sun.  The earthship supports … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – Chuckleberry Farm

HERB INTERSHIPS: BLACK CREEK, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

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Ravensong Seeds & Herbals, in Black Creek, BC, is seeking interns for the 2020 season! Internship Details Join us for an internship this season at Ravensong Medicine Garden, located in the beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island BC. After over a decade of growing our seeds and herbs on leased land on the Saanich Peninsula, we have relocated up Island to Black Creek where we are putting roots down on our very own property. Over the course of the next growing season we will be visioning, designing, and beginning to create the new medicine garden on two acres. Learn all about herb growing, … Continue reading HERB INTERSHIPS: BLACK CREEK, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals