Tag Archives: British Columbia

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Glade Organics

Posted by Melanie Buffel on January 20, 2020

Mira in harvest mode.

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develops the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! Glade Organics is owned and operated by Mira Grbich and Ross Petrie in Glade near Nelson, BC. In the Young Agrarians Business Mentorship 2019 program we were supported by Seann Dory from Salt and Harrow Farm. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Glade Organics

FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Laughing Crow Organics, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 08, 2020

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Laughing Crow Organics in Pemberton, BC is hiring Field Crew for the 2020 season! Laughing Crow Organics We are a 5 acre certified organic mixed vegetable and flower farm. The farm grows for two Farmers’ Markets, 100+ CSA Members, our on farm honour stand, local restaurants and two Agri tourism ventures (sunflowers maze and u-Pick pumpkins) We are located 11 km up from the village of Pemberton. We use a combination of small tractors and hand tools for field cultivation, the majority of planting and harvesting is done by hand or with hand tools. The farm is the mutual passion of friends … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, BC – Laughing Crow Organics, Field Crew

FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – Victory Gardens, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 08, 2020

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Victory Gardens in Vancouver, BC is hiring a Seasonal Garden Installer, Ecological Landscaper, and Expert Food Grower and Educator for the 2020 season! About Victory Gardens WE HELP YOU GROW FOOD: We build. We teach. We grow. Victory Gardens is a Vancouver based worker cooperative founded in 2012 that is motivated to transform landscapes to become productive, beneficial and beautiful. Our model removes the barriers to all types of production, such as: Annual vegetable, perennial fruit and berry, pollinator, native and xeriscaped gardens and ensures the gardens thrive through education and maintenance. All garden activities are organic and are intentionally focused on ensuring … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – Victory Gardens, Multiple Positions

FARM JOBS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm, Multiple Positions

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 08, 2020

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Salt & Harrow Farm in Tsawwassen, BC is hiring Farm Hand & Market Crew, a Packshed Manager, and an Assistant Farm Manager for the 2020 season! About Salt & Harrow Farm Salt & Harrow Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm opening a new location in Tsawwassen, BC. Ten acres are devoted to vegetable production, with over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. We sell our produce at eight farmers markets, to restaurants, our Salt & Harrow Storehouse, and through a full-choice membership program. We hope our food is a reflection of the place in which it is grown and the joy … Continue reading FARM JOBS: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Salt & Harrow Farm, Multiple Positions

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Bees Please

Posted by Melanie Buffel on January 02, 2020

Kate and her husband at Bees Please Farms.

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) Program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develops the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! Bees Please Farms is owned and operated by Kate Fraser. This year with the Young Agrarians mentorship program I teamed with Liam and Deb from Six Legs Good, and Seann Dory from Salt & Harrow. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Bees Please

FARM JOBS: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms, Organic Farm Workers 2020

Posted by Alyssa Belter on January 02, 2020

Plenty Wild Misty Field

Interested in learning the ins and outs of running a profitable market garden business? Plenty Wild Farms in Pemberton, BC is seeking farm workers for the 2020 season! ABOUT US Plenty Wild Farms is a small-scale, certified organic farm committed to providing high-quality veggies for our local community through farmers’ markets in Squamish & Whistler and our farm stand in Pemberton. We grow over 40 different varieties of vegetables on 2.5 acres using a compact tractor, BCS, other small hand tools & equipment and systems that focus on efficiency, productivity & soil health. Our farm is a positive, well-run, organized and safe place … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Pemberton, BC – Plenty Wild Farms, Organic Farm Workers 2020

FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 27, 2019

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Laughing Apple Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking an apprentice for the 2020 season! Laughing Apple Farm Apprenticeship Our farm is located in a scenic and quiet spot on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia. We have been farming here for 20 years and have developed efficient organic methods for producing food year-around on a small scale. Our farm was originally homesteaded on the west shore of Ganges Harbour in the 1880s and consists of about 120 acres of forest surrounding 40 acres of farmed land. We grow tree fruit, berries, and veggies using organic and low-till methods. … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIP: Salt Spring Island, BC – Laughing Apple Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peninsula Kiwis Update

Posted by Melanie Buffel on December 18, 2019

Delicious kiwi crop!

Young Agrarians is celebrating the sixth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) Program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develops the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. We love to profile our program participants and celebrate their efforts! My name is Stuart Basset and I operate Peninsula Kiwi in the Saanich Peninsula on Vancouver Island. My Mentor is Chris Bodnar from Glorious Organics. What were your goals for this season and how did you work to achieve those? My goals were to improve production and … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Peninsula Kiwis Update

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raven’s View Farm, Peachland, BC

Posted by Tessa Wetherill on December 16, 2019

Raven's View Farm - Feature Image

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 Ravens View Farm from Jim Ohm on Vimeo. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Ravens View Farm is the manifestation of a lifelong dream I held since I was 17 and worked as an “au pair” on a small family farm for a veterinarian and his young family. I loved milking the jersey and churning her cream into butter, herding the sheep and lambs, helping the young children feed the small flock … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Raven’s View Farm, Peachland, BC

FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Sole Food Street Farms, Director of Farm Operations

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 10, 2019

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Sole Food Street Farms in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Director of Farm Operations to manage and support a large staff including long-time employees and seasonal volunteers. The position will be expected to actively participate in all daily farm activities in as well as administration and planning. The right candidate will be production driven but also socially engaged and excited about working with diverse groups of people in an urban environment. About Sole Food Street Farms Sole Food Street Farms is an urban farm located in the City of Vancouver.  We grow out of boxes placed on vacant urban land, totalling … Continue reading FARM JOB: VANCOUVER, BC – Sole Food Street Farms, Director of Farm Operations