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!
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
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
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 FARM JOB: SUMMERLAND, BC – Medley Organics
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