FILLED- FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2022

This posting has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Board Puddle Produce Farm in Soda Creek, BC (near Williams Lake) is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! About Puddle Produce Farm Puddle Produce Farm is a small 1.5 acre certified organic vegetable farm established on a 70     acre property in the Soda Creek region of the Cariboo in BC (approximately 40kms north of Williams Lake). We grow 30-40 different vegetables and microgreens for the local farmers market, a CSA program, and retail. About the Position The farm manager is looking for … Continue reading FILLED- FARM JOB: SODA CREEK, BC – Puddle Produce Farm, Farm Hand

FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots, Farm Team & Education Facilitators

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2022

Fresh Roots in Vancouver, Coquitlam, & Delta, BC is seeking Good Food Farm Team members & Education Facilitators! ABOUT Fresh Roots We have schoolyard farms in Vancouver at Vancouver Technical Secondary and David Thompson Secondary Schools, Coquitlam at Suwa’lkh School, and Delta at Delta Farm Roots. The food that we grow is sold right back into the community through farmers’ markets and to restaurants. We use organic principles. Our Vision is Good Food For All, which is realized when youth have the skills, capacity, and will to act as food citizens and land stewards, to grow and share healthy food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – Fresh Roots, Farm Team & Education Facilitators

How to Apply for Farm Grants in Canada

Posted by Rachel Spruston on January 17, 2022

As a new farmer, access to capital in the early years of operation, or during periods of significant change such as farm transition or expansion, can be a challenge. The good news is, there are many grants available for new farmers in Canada, and we’ve compiled a list of some of our favourites below, as well as tips for applying. This post was inspired by and based on the generous expertise of Andrew Rosychuk of Rosy Farms, a regenerative haskap farm in Alberta and a speaker for our Business Bootcamp. Over the course of his farming career Andrew has become … Continue reading How to Apply for Farm Grants in Canada

FARM JOB: Picton, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm, Assistant Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 17, 2022

Blue Wheelbarrow Farm in Picton, Ontario is seeking an Assistant Field Manager for the 2022 season! ABOUT Blue Wheelbarrow Farm Blue Wheelbarrow Farm is excited to be starting its sixth season in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario after taking a much needed mental health sabbatical for 2021. Located just outside Bloomfield in the heart of “The County”, we are dedicated to producing fresh, organically grown vegetables of the highest quality and taste, with a strong focus on promoting local agriculture and local food autonomy. The farm is a 17 acre property with 1.5 acres cultivated for vegetable growing. We specialize … Continue reading FARM JOB: Picton, ON – Blue Wheelbarrow Farm, Assistant Field Manager

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres of open land in Cooper Creek

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 15, 2022

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 land is located in Cooper Creek, at the north end of Kootenay Lake, about 1.5 hours drive from Nelson. There is no cell service in the area but wifi is available. The land is partially zoned ALR, with a good well for water and standpipes for agriculture. The land was previously used as a mill location, though no contaminants remain since operations ceased in the 1990s. The … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 acres of open land in Cooper Creek

FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2022

Wild Antho in Armstrong, B.C. is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2022 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Our farm is located in the beautiful fields and wild lands of the North Okanagan/Shuswap on the unceded, ancestral territories of the Syilx Nation and the Secwepemc Nation. We breed queen bees, produce bee stock, provide pollination services, and produce honey. Our honey is raw and kept as close to its natural state every step of the way. The honey is unpasteurized to preserve the natural qualities of raw honey, and all of the subtle floral flavours. Our bee yards are primarily located … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, BC – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

FARM JOBS: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Field Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2022

Close to Home Organics in Abbotsford, BC is seeking Field Workers for the 2022 season! ABOUT Close to Home Organics We produce field vegetables, high tunnel crops and maintain a small heirloom apple orchard. Field work is a mix of tractor work (bed preparation, some mechanical weeding) as well as mechanical and hand weed management. We sell predominantly through a Community Shared Agriculture program as well as some wholesale. We work collectively with a set of farms to maximize our marketing reach. We are a certified organic operation that farms on land owned by the Glen Valley Organic Farm Co-operative. … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Abbotsford, BC – Close to Home Organics, Field Workers

FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2022

Pilgrims’ Produce, near Armstrong and Vernon, BC, is seeking Market Garden Farm Workers for the 2022 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE We grow a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts for folks in our local community via: Farmer’s Markets, our own CSA box program, U-Pick as well as other local outlets. Just minutes to Vernon and Armstrong at the base of Eagle Rock cliff face we farm 13.7 acres using a few tractors and lots of man (and woman) power. With 6 high tunnel greenhouses along with … Continue reading FARM JOBS: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Workers

EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 12, 2022

On September 27, 2021, Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm presented the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series, an evening farm tour and discussion at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC, 10 minutes from Nelson. Despite the drizzle, 23 people showed up to tour the farm with owners and operators Emma and Scott and talk about the ins and outs of market garden production for CSAs, succession planting, irrigation, building soil and more. Thank you to our hosts, KBFA and everyone who braved the rainy weather to join us! Check out … Continue reading EVENT RECAP: Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Land Matching in the Kootenays: The Story of Zero Fox Tree Crops

Posted by Hailey Troock on January 11, 2022

Krista and Brian are participants in the B.C. Land Matching Program, which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landholders interested in finding someone to farm their land. Visit the B.C. Land Matching Program page to learn more about the program and to find a Young Agrarians Land Matcher in your region. In 2019, I had the opportunity to meet Krista and Brian early on in the B.C. Land Matching Program’s work in the Kootenays. To start on their journey of growing and selling bare root nursery plants and seeds, the … Continue reading Land Matching in the Kootenays: The Story of Zero Fox Tree Crops