Tag Archives: Certified Organic Agriculture

FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 20, 2020

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High Slope Acres in Smithers, BC is seeking a Carpenter/Farm Helper for the 2020 season! This is a full time position split between two neighbouring businesses / employers. ABOUT High Slope Acres Mountains, lakes, and a cultural community all close by this 80 acre, 2 parcel farm. It is located in the Bulkley Valley, overlooking both Telkwa and Smithers in Northern British Columbia. There is an abundance of wild and cultivated foods, fields, forests, chickens, pets, and the neighbours bees to enjoy. There are some apple trees and raspberries but mostly the 3 acre garden supplies mixed veggies to the local farmers markets … Continue reading FARM JOB: SMITHERS, BC – High Slope Acres, Carpenter/farm helper

FARM JOBS: MARKHAM, ON – Joyfully Organic Farm, Farm Staff

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 20, 2020

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Joyfully Organic Farm in Markham, Ontario is seeking Farm Staff for the 2020 season! LOCATION: Markham, Ontario (40 min outside Toronto) ACCOMMODATIONS: Shared accommodations are available if needed, in a clean and attractive  apartment. ABOUT Joyfully Organic Farm We have a deep love of amazing food, strong farming practices, and hearty laughs. We are planning our 2020 Season and putting together our rock star farm staff team. Joyfully Organic Farm focuses on lean operational efficiencies, bio-intensive planting, multi-successions high yields per acreage, and laughing a lot. The farm operates on a 30 inch bed system with the use of walking tractors and hand tools. In … Continue reading FARM JOBS: MARKHAM, ON – Joyfully Organic Farm, Farm Staff

FARM JOB: OTTAWA, ON – Capital Greens Urban Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 03, 2020

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Capital Greens Urban Farm in Ottawa, ON is seeking a Farm Worker for the 2020 season! ABOUT Capital Greens Urban Farm Capital Greens is a small-scale, diversified organic vegetable farm located at the Just Food Farm in Blackburn Hamlet in Ottawa, Ontario. We grow a mix of veggies – with an emphasis on salad ingredients – that we sell at the Lansdowne Farmer’s Market, to several grocery stores, at the Just Food Farmstand, and through a brand new customizable CSA home delivery program. We believe strongly in organic principles and strive to improve the fertility and biological activity in our soil by … Continue reading FARM JOB: OTTAWA, ON – Capital Greens Urban Farm, Farm Worker

~FILLED~ FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Part-time Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 31, 2020

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WoodGrain Farm in the Kispiox Valley (north of Hazelton, BC) has a unique half farm job/half internship for the 2020 season! ABOUT WOODGRAIN FARM WoodGrain Farm has a unique opportunity – half farm job/half internship – in market gardening and farmsteading skills to offer an individual with a strong interest in growing food, homesteading and rural living. We are a traditional small-scale mixed farm, focused as much on self–sufficiency as we are on growing food for market, in a beautiful and wild part of the northern Coast Mountains. We sell our certified organic vegetables, flour, lamb and seeds at two weekly Farmers’ Markets … Continue reading ~FILLED~ FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Part-time Farm Hand

Are you a certified organic farmer in Canada? Tell us about it!

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 22, 2019

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Are you a Certified Organic Farmer in Canada? Please take this survey to contribute to research on the social, environmental, and business motivations of organic producers in Canada.  This survey, designed by a research team from the University of Guelph, is collecting information on the motivations of Canadian organic farmers to farm organically. If you are a certified organic farmer and over 18 then you can participate! Take the Survey here: https://uoguelph.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bdBsBwpugMNXXzD Background information Organic agriculture is growing fast and that is a good thing! However that also means that the organic movement is evolving. While this is true for all actors in … Continue reading Are you a certified organic farmer in Canada? Tell us about it!

JAN 31, 2019: Guidelines for BC’s Organic Certification Regulation

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 07, 2019

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Guidelines for BC’s Organic Certification Regulation Circulated from the BC Ministry of Agriculture January 31, 2019 Background These guidelines are intended to provide guidance to operators in BC who are seeking clarity on how to be compliant with BC’s Organic Certification Regulation. As of September 1, 2018, the term “organic” is now a protected label within BC for agricultural products that have been produced or processed in BC, and for which certified organic programs exist. Currently Certified Organic programs exist in BC for food and beverages, flowers, cannabis, pet food and any product made from 100% agricultural products that can … Continue reading JAN 31, 2019: Guidelines for BC’s Organic Certification Regulation

FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Market Gardener

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 23, 2019

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WoodGrain Farm in the Kispiox Valley (north of Hazelton, BC) has a unique full-time opportunity for an experienced Market Gardener for the 2019 season! ABOUT WOODGRAIN FARM WoodGrain Farm is a small-scale, mixed farm surrounded by the mountains, rivers and wilderness of northwest BC. While this position is focussed on the market garden, there’s also plenty opportunity to gain experience in homesteading, small flock sheep raising, poultry, keeping a family cow, grain growing, hay making, building, and other small farm activities. Wilderness hiking and canoeing opportunities are plentiful. At WoodGrain Farm, we grow by time-honoured methods and philosophies epitomized by the organic movement. We … Continue reading FARM JOB: HAZELTON, BC – WoodGrain Farm, Market Gardener

Filled ~ FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

Posted by Moss Dance on January 30, 2018

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Medley Organics is looking for a F/T Farm worker for the 2018 season! Location: Summerland, BC Duration: From early April to end of October. 30-40hours a week on 5 days. ABOUT MEDLEY ORGANICS Very productive small certified organic farm business on an acre and a half on leased land in beautiful Summerland in the south Okanagan Valley. In my 4th year of operation growing a wide variety of vegetables for the Penticton farmers’ market and some of the great restaurants of the region. JOB DESCRIPTION Looking for a motivated worker that is comfortable working alone and with me on a very … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics

JOB: Organic Farm Worker, Nourish Farm, Qualicum Beach, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 17, 2016

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Position: Organic Farm Worker Type: Paid Employment on an Organic Farm Organization: Nour-ish Farm Location: Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island, BC (between Nanaimo & Courtenay) About Nour-ish farm: We are a certified organic farm growing a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, legumes and some berries. Our 14 acre farm is our little sanctuary and we work very hard growing food on about 1.5 acres and currently are building soil to expand our growing areas along with several building projects to continue to develop our farm. We are passionate about what we do and we hope to share our experiences and farm with … Continue reading JOB: Organic Farm Worker, Nourish Farm, Qualicum Beach, BC