How To Farm a Vacant Urban Lot

Posted by Alex on May 14, 2020

How To Farm a Vacant Urban Lot. Photo credit: TOPSOIL Are you living in the city but find yourself aching to farm? Urban agriculture may be just the right fit for you! But wait…how do you even find enough land to start a farm in the city? That’s where vacant lots come in to the picture. This post is all about how you can find a vacant lot and things to consider when starting an urban farm! So, what is a vacant lot? A vacant lot is classified as a registered lot (serviced or unserviced) that contains no permanent structures … Continue reading How To Farm a Vacant Urban Lot

Farmer Podcast Club: Saving the Soil and Ourselves with Jeff Tkach

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 13, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Saving the Soil and Ourselves with Jeff Tkach –The RobCast Released November 3, 2019                   Listen to the full episode: https://robbell.podbean.com/e/saving-the-soil-and-ourselves-with-jeff-tkach/ Subscribe to The RobCast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/saving-the-soil-and-ourselves-with-jeff-tkach/id956742638?i=1000455854496 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll down to sign up below! Find Past Episodes on Our Blog We’ll post weekly podcasts so you can access them easily here: https://youngagrarians.org/category/podcasts   Sign Up for the Young Agrarians Farmer … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Saving the Soil and Ourselves with Jeff Tkach

FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 13, 2020

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Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is looking for a part time Farm Hand at their Africa Village in Miracle Valley, 15 minutes from Mission, BC! Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society is in the process of setting up their farm and retreat centre. This position is in relation to the Canada Summer Jobs program so applicants must be between 15-30 years of age.  Job Details Experience working on a farm is necessary. Tasks will be varied and you must be motivated, reliable and ready to work. Compensation will be hourly according to program guidelines. To Apply Please send resume and cover letter to Jennifer at karakataafrobeatsociety@gmail.com … Continue reading FARM JOB: Kara-Kata Afrobeat Society: Farm Hand, Mission, BC

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 32 acre farm that is nestled in a sunny valley in Yellow Point. Blueberries are our main crop, and we grow many other types of fruit and vegetables as well. We sell our blueberries at farmer’s markets throughout the summer and we will be having a farm stand on the farm as well. Our farm is not certified organic but tries to … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Blueberry Picker/harvester/sorter

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Flat, fenced land with water access in Slocan Park, BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 12, 2020

Land in Slocan Park

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 farming opportunity in development is located in Slocan Park, a small community of just over 120 households nestled in the Slocan Valley about 30 minutes from Nelson, BC. The tenants that reside on this property are working with the land owners to make some land available on the fertile property bordering the Slocan River. Sunlight hours can be limited in winter months and somewhat shorter in this … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Flat, fenced land with water access in Slocan Park, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space for tiny home on permaculture farm in development, Winlaw BC

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 12, 2020

Land for tiny home in Winlaw

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 unique permaculture farming opportunity in development is located in Winlaw, a small community of less than 500 people nestled in the Slocan Valley about 40 minutes from Nelson, BC. The land owners that reside on this property are new to the area and looking for like-minded tiny home residents interested in permaculture practices to help them develop a shared vision of this beautiful, raw piece of land … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Space for tiny home on permaculture farm in development, Winlaw BC

Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 12, 2020

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This position has been filled. View the Young Agrarians jobs blog for more job listings. Yellow Point Farms in Ladysmith, BC (Vancouver Island) is hiring a Farm Hand for the 2020 season! About Yellow Point Farms We are a family run 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. … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: LADYSMITH, BC – Yellow Point Farms, Farm Hand

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acre fenced pasture in Harrop

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 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 This farming opportunity is located in Harrop, a small community nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. The land owners that reside on this property could have a seasonal caravan with limited amenities available for someone interested in helping out with the maintenance of the garden and small orchard. There is a fenced pasture available to increase food production and have small livestock. … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 20 acre fenced pasture in Harrop

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced space for small market garden in Harrop-Procter

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 06, 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 land opportunity is located in Harrop-Procter, a small community nestled on the south side of the Kootenay River, north of Nelson. There is a fenced market garden space available to increase food production. The property has wifi and cell service and is located just minutes from the Harrop ferry. The driving time to Kaslo is 40 minutes, 20 minutes to Ainsworth Hot Springs and 35 minutes to … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Fenced space for small market garden in Harrop-Procter

Farmer Podcast Club: Robert Arnold On Modernizing Farming Operations

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 06, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Robert Arnold On Modernizing Farming Operations: The Thriving Farmer Podcast Released April 02, 2020 How do you thrive and stay thriving as a small family-run, fully-diversified, year-round organic fruit and vegetable farm? Robert Arnold, son of Pleasant Valley Farm founders Paul and Sandy Arnold, joins us today to speak about the farm and the role he plays in keeping it thriving! Pleasant Valley Farm runs everything like a business by focusing on efficiency, lean principles, customer-driven marketing practices, constant improvements, crop research, and use of cutting edge technology. Robert is largely responsible … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Robert Arnold On Modernizing Farming Operations