FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

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Empress Acres in Cedar on Vancouver Island, BC is seeking an Agriculture Worker for the 2021 season! ABOUT Empress Acres Empress Acres is a 69 acre farm in Cedar BC. We currently have planted 14 acres of Empress Splendour trees which is a source of sustainable lumber and carbon draw-down, 1 acre of Noble Fir trees for cut and live Christmas trees, .25 acres of snow peas, pickling cucumbers, dill and beans. We also have a 7 acre hay field and an 18 acre barley field which we are changing to food crops. Machinery we use includes a tractor with … Continue reading FARM JOB: CEDAR, BC – Empress Acres, Agriculture Worker

FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

Bonnie’s Bugs IPM in Cowichan and Comox Valley, BC is seeking a Pest, Pollinator and Beneficial Insect Farm Scout! ABOUT Bonnie’s Bugs IPM Bonnie’s Bugs IPM provides monitoring and support to farmers on Vancouver Island. We survey berries, tree fruit and vegetable crops for pest insects as well as pollinators and beneficial insects, in order to assist growers in making evidence-based pest management decisions. Position summary: The farm scout will support a new Vancouver Island-wide farm monitoring project by providing farm scouting activities in the Cowichan and Comox Valleys during the 2021 season. The scout will work independently and interact … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

Freshpal Farms: A Geologist Turned Farmer Shares His Story

Posted by Michelle Lam on April 18, 2021

Freshpal Farms is based on Treaty 7 territory, a traditional gathering place, travelling route and home for many Indigenous Peoples including the Kainai (Blood), Siksika, Piikani, Tsuut’ina and Stoney Nakoda. In addition, Métis peoples. The land is also known in Canadian geography as Olds, AB.  This case study is a part of Young Agrarians Alberta Land Access Guide, a toolkit for farmers seeking land opportunities. Farming wasn’t always in the books for Jianyi Dong, co-owner and operator of Freshpal Farms in Olds, AB. With a background in geology from China, he hoped to continue his career when he arrived in … Continue reading Freshpal Farms: A Geologist Turned Farmer Shares His Story

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on April 16, 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 Situated near Prospect Lake, only 25 minutes from downtown Victoria, the greenhouse is on a 3 acre property with a home occupied by the owner, plus extensive outbuildings that were formerly used to farm koi fish. The available greenhouse is 70 x 20 ft. It has been partially converted already from koi production and built-out for plant production – with a new polycarbonate roof, ventilation, a dedicated … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Greenhouse for Hydroponics or Aquaponics with Expansion Potential – Saanich, BC

FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 15, 2021

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The Institute for Sustainable Food Systems at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at KPU Farm Schools – Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School (TFNFS). We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Livestock Manager and Field Assistant at the Tsawwassen First Nation Farm School the 2021 growing season. This position will manage all livestock operations including laying hens and hog production operations. TFNFS manages a flock of 99 certified organic laying hens. Hens are rotated on pasture weekly and eggs are sold through our … Continue reading FARM JOB: DELTA, BC – KPU Farm Schools, Livestock Manager & Field Assistant

FARM JOBS: Ladysmith, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hands

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 15, 2021

Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, B.C. is seeking two Farm Hands for the 2021 season! ABOUT Yellow Point Farms We are a diverse 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, but we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We also have miniature livestock (Nigerian dwarf goats, Babydoll sheep and Kune Kune pigs) that we breed and raise to sell as registered breeding stock to self sustainable farmers on small acreages. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer, and we will be opening … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Ladysmith, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hands

FARM JOB: Markham (Near Toronto), ON – Joyfully Organic Farm, Farm Staff

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 14, 2021

Joyfully Organic Farm in Markham (Near Toronto), Ontario is seeking a Farm Staff! ABOUT Joyfully Organic Farm Joyfully Organic Farm is a skilled and vibrant Certified Local Organic vegetable farm in the Greater Toronto Area. We have a deep love of amazing food + strong farming practices. We are planning our 2021 Season and putting together our rock star farm staff team. We are honoured to be the farmers of so many wonderful community members. Over the years, we’ve been blessed to have built a large and loyal base of customers who share our love and excitement for eating well … Continue reading FARM JOB: Markham (Near Toronto), ON – Joyfully Organic Farm, Farm Staff

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Historic farm on the goldrush trail, Likely BC

Posted by Jolene Swain on April 13, 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 A beautiful 80 acre parcel in Likely BC looking for new occupants! The land was originally occupied by Chinese farmers and was on the original Likely/Barkerville gold rush trail. A lot of great history in an amazing community. The property is on the bench directly above the Cariboo River and a third of the property is fenced pasture with a large garden with some fruit trees – looking … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Historic farm on the goldrush trail, Likely BC

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

Posted by Melanie Buffel on April 13, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh 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 hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! Hi everyone, my name is Katie and my farm is called Peas n’ Carrots and I focus on growing classic staple vegetables and chickens for eggs. … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peas n Carrots Farm

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 12, 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 Nestled in the broad North Thompson river valley, the soil on our property is a rich black loam clay, which gives the opportunity for all types of agriculture. We are in the Agricultural Land Reserve as well as within the Kamloops city limits. The land is basically flat, and we have seasonal irrigation water for all our needs. We also have year round water accessed from our farm … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Small Farm Acreage in Kamloops, BC