Tag Archives: Beekeeping

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.5 Acres of Possibility – Pitt Meadows, BC

Posted by Kat Roger on November 21, 2023

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 Looking for a well-supported environment to launch your diversified market gardening dreams? Look no further! Just off of Highway 7 in Pitt Meadows, this opportunity offers ½ an acre of cleared land for a new project. Situated on a 100 acre blueberry farm which has been in operation for 39 years, this plot is suitable for a variety of production types and will … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 0.5 Acres of Possibility – Pitt Meadows, BC

INTERNSHIP: LOWER MAINLAND, BC – Honey bee biology intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 07, 2022

The BC Honey Producers Association’s Tech Transfer Program is seeking a Honey bee biology intern for the 2022 season! Organization Legal name: British Columbia Honey Producers Association Branch: Technology Transfer Program Address: PO Box 5594, Victoria, BC V8R 6S4 Email: info@ttp-bchpa.ca Position title: Internship – honey bee health Project: Investigating pest and diseases of the honey bee Type of position: full time (38 h/w) Gross hourly rate: CAD$17/h (no accommodations provided) Gross overall salary: CAD$15,504 Anticipated start: May 2, 2022 Hours of work: flexible daily and weekly schedule to suit the project needs and weather conditions. Working on weekends may … Continue reading INTERNSHIP: LOWER MAINLAND, BC – Honey bee biology intern

FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Administrator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 06, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire an Administrator! Scope and Level Definition: Part time position, operating from a home office, performing administrative support functions for the B.C. Honey Producers Association and its Technology Transfer Program, including report generation, bookkeeping, payroll, general word processing, data entry. Functions and Responsibilities Performs reception and email duties for the program, receiving and relaying messages, and responding to email and telephone inquiries. Reports to the Tech Transfer Lead and BCHPA executive. Performs general word processing and data entry functions such as inputting information into relevant computer systems, maintaining relevant registers, and typing … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Administrator

FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 08, 2021

The BC Honey Producers Association is seeking to hire a Tech Transfer Lead! Lead Position Description BC Honey Producers Association is initiating a multi-year Technology Transfer Program to benefit the bee industry of the province. We are seeking someone to lead the effort, starting this summer. This lead will have and maintain knowledge of bee industry challenges and potential solutions, and as directed by a steering committee, will pursue and implement appropriate solutions in fields which may include Integrated Management of bee pests and diseases, advancements in queen rearing, increased success in winter survival of colonies, develop training and BMPs … Continue reading FARM JOB: BC – BC Honey Producers Association, Tech Transfer Lead

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

Posted by Hailey Troock on May 26, 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 This land opportunity is located in Krestova, a small community in the Crescent Valley about 15 minutes from both Castlegar and Nelson. The sunny property is mostly cleared of trees and unfenced. It is located on a plateau in central Krestova with a slightly sloping aspect and well-draining soil. The area available is about 2 acres but the property is on community water so there is limited … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2 sunny unfenced acres in Krestova

FARM JOB: Wakefield, Quebec – Apiverte Inc., Beekeeper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 22, 2021 2 Comments

Apiverte Inc. in Wakefield, Quebec is seeking a Beekeeper! ABOUT Apiverte Inc. Apiverte keeps bees, harvests artisan honey, builds wooden beekeeping equipment, produces honey and wax-based products, and provides regional tourism experiences. Apiverte is fast becoming one of the most innovative apiculture businesses in the Gatineau Hills with: 20+ commercial partner hosts 30+ apiary sites 125 colonies of honeybees 1500km2 service area 30+ artist collaborations 5 municipalities : Gatineau, Chelsea, La Pêche, Low and Vals-des-Mont Apiverte is developing a new style of beekeeping and using it in our own operations. Our honey is unique and diverse as is our business … Continue reading FARM JOB: Wakefield, Quebec – Apiverte Inc., Beekeeper

FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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Wild Antho in Armstrong, BC is seeking a Apiary Technician for the 2021 season! ABOUT Wild Antho Wild Antho is an apiary located in Armstrong, BC, with bee yards peppered throughout the Okanagan Valley and Shuswap. Our primary focus is production of nucleus hives and queens. Honey production and pollination are also important to our operation. Our bee customers are big honey producers in the Prairies, right down to local hobbyist beekeepers. Our honey and hive product customers tend to be local and regional, but we do sell honey BC wide, and even into Alberta. At Wild Antho our values … Continue reading FARM JOB: Armstrong, British Columbia – Wild Antho, Apiary Technician

Naturally Good Vibes Farm on Farming Leased Land

Posted by Darcy Smith on April 06, 2020

Kristen of Naturally Good Vibes is a participant 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 landowners 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.~ Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm. My name is Kristen Penhall, and I own a sustainable, zero waste-focused farm called Naturally Good Vibes. I have been leasing land for two years and will be leasing … Continue reading Naturally Good Vibes Farm on Farming Leased Land

Prior Street Bees on beekeeping on leased land

Posted by Michalina Hunter on November 14, 2019

Jess and Corbin are participants in the B.C. Land Matching Program (BCLMP), which provides land matching and business support services to new farmers looking for land to farm, as well as landowners 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. ~ Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about your farm: I’m Corbin and my partner and I keep bees. I worked for a commercial beekeeper for 5 years in the Okanagan, and when we moved to the Island we … Continue reading Prior Street Bees on beekeeping on leased land

Job Filled: FARM JOB: CALGARY, AB – ABC Bees, Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 13, 2019 2 Comments

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ABC Bees in Calgary, AB is seeking a Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager for the 2019 season! About ABC Bees Apiaries and Bees for Communities (ABC Bees) is the leading educator and innovator in apiculture in Alberta since 2010. Currently “there is disparity between the Canadian demand for queens and our breeding industry’s current capacity to meet the required quantity and timing. Educating beekeepers on the value and availability of local queens is a key challenge.” (Bixby, Guarna, Hoover, Pernal, 2018, p. 22). With the IRAP funding, we plan to take our current breeding practices and develop an easy to follow field … Continue reading Job Filled: FARM JOB: CALGARY, AB – ABC Bees, Summer Beekeeper and Queen Breeding Manager