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Farmer looking for land: seeking land for compost production – Williams Lake, BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on February 12, 2024

We have more land seekers and opportunities than what is listed here! Get in touch with the a Land Matcher to access our full land inventory and B.C. Land Matching Program support in your region.  ABOUT THE FARMER Cariboo Compost is looking for land to produce high quality compost while reducing landfill waste. Cariboo Compost is the leading curbside organics pick-up service in the Cariboo region, currently serving the City of Williams Lake. As their business grows, they find themselves in need of additional space to expand their composting operations. The farmers’ vision is to divert organic waste from landfills and transform … Continue reading Farmer looking for land: seeking land for compost production – Williams Lake, BC

YA Business Mentorship Network – Many Microbes Soil Lab

Posted by Melanie Buffel on August 15, 2023

Young Agrarians is celebrating the ninth year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program in BC and the expansion of the program across the Prairies! The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers. Through one-on-one mentorship, peer networks and online workshops young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. YA business mentorships have helped over a 100+ farmers to generate more revenues, grow more food and put more land into production. Immediate results have led to on average of 64% more farm revenue, a 72% increase in food … Continue reading YA Business Mentorship Network – Many Microbes Soil Lab

MAY 4, 2022: ONLINE – Biochar, Compost, and Agroforestry

Posted by Michelle Lam on April 20, 2022

You’re invited to a free webinar on Biochar, Compost, and Agroforestry. Biochar is a charcoal-like substance that is made by burning organic material from agricultural and food wastes. It is a technology that is showing promise in improving soil quality, reducing waste, and even producing energy as a byproduct. But what exactly is biochar and what is it made of? Join Young Agrarians and Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (RR2CS) to learn about some exciting developments in Biochar in Alberta. Rob Lavoie of AirTerra will be joining us to talk about AirTerra’s plans to build a large-scale commercial biochar production … Continue reading MAY 4, 2022: ONLINE – Biochar, Compost, and Agroforestry

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Compost Education Centre, Executive Director

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 05, 2019

compost education centre, executive director, victoria bc

The Compost Education Centre (CEC) in Victoria, BC is currently seeking an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have leadership experience in the non-profit sector, strong communication skills and a great capacity for innovative and strategic thinking. The Executive Director will complement an active Board of Directors and a dynamic team of staff and volunteers, providing leadership in achieving the strategic, financial and operating objectives of the CEC. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for executing organizational development strategies and representing the Centre to stakeholders, funders and the greater community. Duties include community partnership development, … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Compost Education Centre, Executive Director