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JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Accreditation Administrator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 15, 2019

coabc, organic, vernon, hands holding tomatoes

The Certified Organic Associations of BC (COABC) in Vernon, BC is seeking to hire a temporary accreditation administrator to cover maternity leave for 12-18 months. The Administrator works closely with the COABC Accreditation Board Director. This is a part time position, 28 hours per week, Monday to Thursday. The position will be based out of our Vernon office with a starting wage of $20.00 per hour. ABOUT COABC COABC is a non-profit organization that values healthy soil, biological diversity and ecological harmony. COABC views the organic certification system as an effective way to move agricultural production to more sustainable methods. … Continue reading JOB: VERNON, BC – COABC, Accreditation Administrator

Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

Posted by Robin Hunt on April 10, 2019

What an inspiring first ever 2-day Young Agrarians William’s Lake Winter Mixer! Thanks to everyone who came, to our speakers and to our sponsors. The Williams Lake Winter Mixer brought together  91 people from across our region February 9-10th to learn, share stories and knowledge, and to make new connections.  It was a fantastic, diverse group with lots of familiar faces and a whole bunch of new ones, from people just starting out to farmers and ranchers who’ve been working the fields for many years. We welcomed every new face into our YA community and are thrilled about the growing network that is just starting out in the north. There … Continue reading Collaborate! First ever Williams Lake Winter Mixer Wrap up and Resources

Land Matching for the Next Generation of Farmers: Okanagan Update, April 2019

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on April 08, 2019

By Tessa Wetherill, Okanagan Land Matcher in our B.C. Land Matching Program Listening to people is just as fascinating as listening to plants. For the first growing season in 12 years, I won’t be farming as my primary occupation, instead I’m joyfully continuing on in the role of the Okanagan Land Matcher with the B.C. Land Matching Program delivered by Young Agrarians. Watching and nurturing these new collaborations between new farmers without land and property owners wanting to see their land farmed is both enlivening and encouraging. Not much different than my other much loved spring activity, caring for seedlings. After kicking off … Continue reading Land Matching for the Next Generation of Farmers: Okanagan Update, April 2019

FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 01, 2019

Rose Cottage Garden

Rose Cottage Garden in Nelson, BC is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable gardener for the annual growing season in our permaculture garden. About Rose Cottage Garden Rose Cottage garden is an urban farm in Uphill Nelson: The 1/3 acre organic gardens at Rose Cottage go back over a 100 years and were able to feed a family of 9 during the Great Depression. Presently there are 100s of species of plants in the gardens.. which surround the Rose Cottage Birthing House where mothers and their families come to give birth. There are great opportunities to expand the medicine plants, many … Continue reading FARM JOB: NELSON, BC: Rose Cottage Garden Manager

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 ACRES AVAILABLE FOR LEASE – KELOWNA, B.C

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on March 11, 2019

sloping field

ABOUT THE LAND The land includes up to 3 acres of slopped land in the heart of Glenmore, Kelowna. The location is ideal: down a short, private road but only 10 minutes walking to local grocery stores, restaurants and other amenities. 15 minutes by bike to downtown or to the farmer’s market. The land is North facing sloped and irrigated with sectioned, automatic timer irrigation. It will require some amendments and work initially but is surrounded by many orchards and is very workable and usable. The land was previously a cedar tree farm but is now mostly cleared. There is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 3 ACRES AVAILABLE FOR LEASE – KELOWNA, B.C

FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 07, 2019

Twin Lakes Garlic field manager

Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park in Kaleden, BC is seeking a Garlic Field Manager for the 2019 season! About Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park is a 280 acre property in the Kaleden area. Besides the golf course, we operate a 3 acre (currently) garlic farm as well. It is a fairly new venture for us as this will be the third season in growing operation. The field itself sits atop of one of the mountains here with amazing panoramic views of the valley! Here at Twin Lakes, we value our employees as … Continue reading FARM JOB: KALEDEN, BC – Twin Lakes Golf Course and RV Park, Garlic Field Manager

FARM INTERNSHIP: NELSON, BC – Hummingbird Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

Hummingbird Farm

Hummingbird Farm near Nelson, BC is seeking a Farm Intern for the 2019 season! About Hummingbird Farm Hummingbird Farm is certified organic (KOGS#84) and grows food and flowers. We are located in the scenic Slocan valley on the Slocan river, 30 min from Nelson and Castlegar BC. Desired Qualities We are looking for an individual who is hard-working, physically fit, and is enthusiastic about sustainable organic farming. Day to day work is busy, intense, challenging but is also rewarding as we harvest beautiful flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables for 2 grocery stores in nearby Nelson and Castlegar, and the farmers … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: NELSON, BC – Hummingbird Farm

FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 06, 2019

Grown Here Farms, Cawston, farm job

Grown Here Farms in Cawston, BC is seeking a permanent Organic Farmer. About Grown Here Farms Organic vegetable production – 40 acres. Tractors. John Deere Potato Digger. Lee Schnucknik Onion Harvester. The farm is non-certified organic. Puritan organic processes High degree of ownership and accountability High quality, organic produce Work ethic Our mission is IMPACT: To touch as many lives as possible with pure, organic, non-GMO produce Desired Qualities Work ethic Responsible Experienced  Excellent problem solver Critical thinking Works with irrigation, tractors and has general organic farm knowledge Wants to make things better   Job Tasks This role is a critical member of … Continue reading FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – Grown Here Farms, Organic Farmer

FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 05, 2019

earth candy farm

Earth Candy Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2019 season. About Earth Candy Farm Mixed vegetables, cut flowers, berries, 1 acre garden space. Forest setting, close to town BCS walk behind tractor, hand tools All produce sold at our on-site farm store. Flowers sold through united flower growers auction in Vancouver. We also do a some wedding flowers and make value added products with our produce. The farm is non-certified organic. Our business is committed to providing nutrient dense, affordable food to our local community. We live a totally organic life and this applies to our … Continue reading FARM JOB: SALT SPRING ISLAND, BC – Earth Candy Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 04, 2019

hives for humanity vancouver beekeeping job

Hives for Humanity in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Lead Beekeeper. About Hives for Humanity Hives for Humanity is a Non-Profit Society that seeks to create meaningful opportunities for engagement in supportive and inclusive community, through the bees. We are looking for a beekeeper to join our team, to mentor under our Chief Beekeeper, taking over responsibility for the health of our honeybee colonies in our Urban Therapeutic Apiaries in Vancouver, and supporting colonies in Delta. This position will work closely with our CEO and Community Engagement team to support training and work opportunities, community and public engagement at all sites, … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Hives for Humanity, Lead Beekeeper