City Beet Farm in Vancouver, BC is seeking a Farm Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT City Beet Farm City Beet Farm is a small-scale urban farm located in Mount Pleasant, Riley Park, and Southlands in Vancouver. We grow vegetables and cut-flowers on 13 sites made up of front and backyards. We sell our produce and flowers through our weekly CSA, pop-up markets and select grocers. We look forward to sharing knowledge and providing a collaborative and supportive work environment. It’s City Beet’s ninth season but its first season with the current ownership, so it’s an exciting time to get … Continue reading FARM JOB: Vancouver, BC – City Beet Farm, Farm Hand
ABOUT THE FARM City Beet Farm is a multi-site urban farm that was established in Vancouver, BC in 2013. We grow vegetables and flowers on front and backyards in Mount Pleasant, Riley Park and Southlands, with our current growing space being a little under 0.5 acre. City Beet is a unique farming model focused on building urban food security and community engagement. City Beet sells produce primarily through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model in addition to a weekly pop-up market in partnership with The Federal Store, and wholesale relationships. Since 2016, City Beet has been co-owned and operated by … Continue reading VANCOUVER, BC : City Beet Farm is for Sale!
City Beet Farm in Vancouver, BC is seeking to hire two Field Crew members for the 2020 season! ABOUT City Beet FARM City Beet Farm is a small-scale urban farm located in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver that grows vegetables and cut-flowers on 15 sites made up of front and backyards. We use mostly hand tools and ecological farming practices that improve the long-term health of the soil. We work alongside many neighbours and our relationship with the local community is very important to us. We sell our produce and flowers through our weekly CSA, pop-up markets and select grocers. We are excited to share our knowledge … Continue reading FARM JOBS: VANCOUVER, BC – City Beet Farm, Field Crew
Join City Beet Farm in Vancouver, BC for a tour of their multi-site urban farm and a potluck social afterwards! Join us for a bike tour of their multi-site urban farm in Mount Pleasant, Vancouver. Bike or walk from site-to-site, while discussing City Beet’s practices, challenges and philosophy around using ecological practices that prioritize the health of our community and the soil. Join us for a social afterwards at 6 PM at the Mighty Oak Cafe to connect and share food with new friends who are interested in shaping Vancouver’s food system! Bring a dish to share! WHEN: Saturday July 27, 2019 LOCATIONS: Bike Tour: 4:30 … Continue reading JULY 27, 2019: VANCOUVER, BC – City Beet Bike Tour & Social
We’re checking back in with our B.C. Business Mentorship Network participants to see how their seasons have gone and how mentorship has benefitted them. We are Elana and Maddy from City Beet Farm in Vancouver. Our goals for the 2017 season were to pay off the farm that we bought in 2016 and run our first ever successful, 60 member CSA program. We both committed entirely to making those goals a reality. We sacrificed paying ourselves and working full time on the farm in order to breakeven and not incur any debt. Long days, focus, dedication, a little help from friends and our community all … Continue reading Lessons Learned: City Beet Farm
We are Maddy and Elana and we are the new farmers at City Beet Farm in Vancouver. We farm on a dozen different properties in East Van, around the Riley Park neighbourhood. This summer we are growing over 70 types of veggies and cut flowers for our 22 week CSA program that runs from end of May to mid-October. Our land tenure model is pretty unique. We are very fortunate to have a community of homeowners who support our business and trade us the land around their homes for weekly vegetables. We came into farming from different angles but with … Continue reading Business Mentorship Network – Maddy & Elana, City Beet Farm
Info You Should Know: We (Ruth and Katie) started City Beet Farm in 2013 and have grown from a 26-member CSA to a 75-member CSA. We provide vegetables for 23-25 weeks of the year from late April until mid-October. We are mostly bicycle-powered and all of our farms are within 10 blocks (mostly less) of each other to make this convenient and efficient. We have a partnership with a local coffee shop where we do our CSA pick ups and vegetable sales. We have consistently sold out of our CSA every year and have a strong customer base and a … Continue reading City Beet Farm for Sale
More yards in Vancouver, BC have been converted to farm space! The young farmer movement grows! As part of our ongoing collaboration with Vancouver Urban Farm Society – we have two Vancouver potlucks in August. The first on Wednesday, August 14th with City Beet Farm, and the second at Southlands Heritage Farm Saturday, August 24th. City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck – August 14th Come join us for a tour around Mount Pleasant of City Beet Farm’s front/side/backyard farms! After finding their farm legs during an organic farm internship on Reroot Organic Farm in Harriston, Ontario, Ruth and Katie launched their … Continue reading City Beet Farm Tour & Potluck