B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n’ Carrots Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 22, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are wrapping up their growing season and reflecting back on the lessons of the year.  We are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts as we recruit a new cohort of farmers for our BMN 2022 program. For more information and to apply please see … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n’ Carrots Farm

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

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Rake and Radish Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on November 18, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are wrapping up their growing season and reflecting back on the lessons of the year.  We are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts as we recruit a new cohort of farmers for our BMN 2022 program. For more information and to apply please see … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Rake and Radish Farm

A Day In The Life of an Apprentice: Madison Anderson – South Glanton Farms

Posted by Michelle Lam on November 16, 2021

South Glanton Farms

At the age of 25, Madison Anderson decided that she wanted a change in her career. She’d previously worked with people with disabilities for six years when she decided to take the Agribusiness program through Assiniboine Community College (ACC). The program focused a lot on agronomy — the study of crop production — but Madison wanted something different. She wanted to learn about regenerative agriculture in a hands-on setting. “I like how positive [regenerative farming] is about the world and the soils that we have,” explained Madison.  Through ACC, she came across the Young Agrarians Farm Apprenticeship program — a … Continue reading A Day In The Life of an Apprentice: Madison Anderson – South Glanton Farms

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: 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

FARM JOB: Hornby Island, BC – Fossil Beach Farm, Agritourism General Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 12, 2021

Fossil Beach Farm on Hornby Island, BC is seeking a Agritourism General Manager! ABOUT Fossil Beach Farm Fossil Beach Farm (www.fossilbeachfarm.com) is located on a stunning waterfront farm on Hornby Island overlooking the Salish Sea, off Vancouver Island. The property is home to 7 furnished glamping sites and a cider house. Each summer the farm sees over 10,000 guests and we pride ourselves creating an exceptional experience that will live forever in the memories of our guests, or as we like to say, our Farm Family. We are looking to hire a General Manager, or management couple, who would be … Continue reading FARM JOB: Hornby Island, BC – Fossil Beach Farm, Agritourism General Manager