Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is hiring a Beekeeper’s Helper/Labourer! About Wild Antho We are an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards on our farm and peppered throughout Spallumcheen. We produce nucleus hives and raise queen bees for sale, pollinate orchards, and of course make honey! At Wild Antho our values are: Hive Mentality: Using each unique team strength to connect to community Bee better: Making ethical, honest, considered choices Au Naturel: Green harnessing of nature’s power Industry Queens: Leaders with superior products and practices Close to Home: Upholding the family legacy with a local focus1 Our mission is … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Beekeeper’s Helper/Labourer, Wild Antho
Fresh Valley Farms in Armstrong, BC is hiring a Farm Worker /Poultry Processor for the 2019 season! About Fresh Valley Farms Fresh Valley Farms produces beef, pork, chicken, and turkey on pasture for sale in a monthly mixed meat CSA box. We’re in our 7th year of the current incarnation of the business, but the farm has been in the family for 97 years. Our primary production is beef finishers, cow/calves and associated forage production. We’re currently implementing Management Intensive Grazing on all of our land including movable pasture setups for the chickens, pigs, and turkeys. For the last 7 years we have … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms, Farm Worker / Poultry Processor
Pilgrims’ Produce near Armstrong and Vernon is looking for a Fruit Worker for the 2019 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE Pilgrims’ Produce is a 13.7 acre farm nestled below the beautiful Eagle Rock Cliffs, close to Armstrong and Vernon BC. We are a certified organic mixed farm growing a wide variety of vegetables, as well as fruits, berries and nuts. This farm was established in 1991 with big vision and passion, caring for this little piece of land and for the community around us. We use a variety of tools to get jobs done, … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Fruit Worker
Pilgrims’ Produce near Armstrong and Vernon is looking for a Market Garden Farm Worker for the 2019 season! This established certified organic farm is fun, peaceful, inspiring, hard-work and rewarding! ABOUT PILGRIMS’ PRODUCE We offer a large variety of vegetables, fruits, berries and nuts mainly to 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 field crops, orchards … Continue reading FARM JOB: ARMSTRONG, BC – Pilgrims’ Produce, Market Garden Farm Worker
Job Description: Resident farm worker(s): Single person, couple or small family, available for flexible hours for half to full time work (seasonal). Farming experience or graduate of agricultural education program. Keen interest in heritage chickens: breeding them, selling them and the unique business we are growing. Mechanical, plumbing, electrical and construction skills, operation and maintenance of a skid steer and BCS tractor, familiar with common tools and equipment, good at fixing things and generally resourceful. References for these things. Good health. No allergies to animals, dust or common farm things. Driver’s license with clean driving record. Assistance with office work, … Continue reading Job: True North Heritage Hatchery, Armstrong, BC
This workshop for food producers will include a morning classroom component, and an afternoon field walk. Students will learn to use the basic tools for monitoring soil and crop conditions, and how to analyze the results to gradually improve the growing environment, maximize plant quality and soil health regardless of changing weather conditions. In addition to improved crop quality and yield, producers applying the scientific principles to produce nutrient dense plants also report significant reductions in disease, insect, and weed pressures. They also observe increased drought and frost tolerance in crops, and improved soil tilth. The principles and techniques taught are … Continue reading May 28: Armstrong, BC – Soil Health Workshop
Join Fresh Valley Farms and YA for another annual farmer mixer. This year, you will have a chance to get dirty with FARM OLYMPICS! Where: Fresh Valley Farms, 1346 Mountain View Rd, Armstrong, BC Time: 3:00-10:00PM Check it out on Facebook! Schedule of Events: 3:00pm – Farm tour – come and see what we’ve been up to in the past year and how this farm functions. We will do a walk-through of our animal pastures, give an overview of our popular monthly meat CSA program, and show our growing home garden and orchard. 4:30pm – Farm olympics – bring some shoes you don’t mind getting … Continue reading JUNE 24: ARMSTRONG, BC – Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer!
When: June 18, 4 – 10 PM *Special Note*: Please do not bring your dogs to the event as we have on-farm animals that could be disturbed by unfamiliar dogs. Where: 4 PM – Farm tour starts at 1346 Mountain View Road, Armstrong. Meet the pigs, chickens, and see how Fresh Valley Farms functions. 6 PM – Potluck and food happens at the Cub Camp, just a couple km down the road from Fresh Valley Farms, at 1052 Mountain View Road. There is ample parking available, just follow the signs to the field near the Cub Camp. About Fresh Valley … Continue reading June 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual YA Mixer, Armstrong, BC
July 18, 2015: Join us for a relaxed evening of friends, food and fun on this beautiful forested farm that specializes in grass-fed, naturally raised, GMO free meat. Dinner will be provided this year thanks to local sponsors: Askews Foods, Rancho Vignola and Fresh Valley Farms, we’re having a Mexican fiesta. Don’t worry about bringing anything, but if you must, you could bring the best fruit you can find that is in season. We will put them all into a giant fresh fruit salad for desert. Please bring a donation to contribute so we can cover any cash costs. Any … Continue reading JULY 18: Fresh Valley Farms Annual Young Agrarians Mixer!
Name? Steve Meggait Where do you farm? 5 km north of Armstrong What do you primarily farm? Beef (breeding to finishing), pork (breeding to finishing), broiler chickens, grains and hay. What type of business structure is your farm? Currently a sole proprietorship, with plans to incorporate. What is your land tenure? Are there special relationships that allow for this? I’m farming two family owned 1/4 sections. One has been in the family for 90 years. How did you seriously get into farming? I really don’t know. It just happened. Why did you apply for the YA Business Mentorship Network? I could use some help making my business … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Steve Meggait