Tag Archives: Cowichan

2024 APPRENTICESHIP: Flatbush, AB – Chickadee Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 12, 2023

Are you an aspiring regenerative farmer looking for hands-on experience on an organic herb farm? Chickadee Farm might be the place for you! About Chickadee Farm Chickadee Farm is a second-generation family farm located near the community of Flatbush, Alberta, on the banks of the Pembina River. We grow herbal teas and culinary herbs and raise sheep and chickens (for home consumption). We have been certified organic since 2003. We also wildcraft medicinal teas in the forests around our farm and community. At our farm we are on a journey to incorporate regenerative practices at the scale of a large … Continue reading 2024 APPRENTICESHIP: Flatbush, AB – Chickadee Farm

NOV 18, 2023: Cowichan, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

Posted by Kat Roger on October 16, 2023

GOT LAND? WANT LAND? Are you a landholder looking for farmers? Are you a farmer looking for land? We want you! Join us for a workshop on the nuts and bolts of land access. Young Agrarians Land Linking Workshops bring together landholders and farmers seeking land to network, explore possible land matches, and learn how to navigate land sharing and lease agreements. Our B.C. Land Matching Program Manager Darcy Smith and our Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Land Matcher, Kiyomi Ito will be there to talk about how land matching supports land seekers and landholders, and share key questions to ask, … Continue reading NOV 18, 2023: Cowichan, BC – LAND LINKING WORKSHOP

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Business-Ready Greenhouses for Lease – Chemainus, BC

Posted by Kiyomi Ito on August 28, 2023

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 14,600 square feet of fully set up greenhouses, available immediately. The greenhouses were built for cannabis operation, but never used. There are 4 greenhouses (30′ x 120′ each) connected side by side (could be separated). They are insulated and fully set up with fans, heating and irrigation systems. The irrigation system includes high performance filters, installed to meet the specifications for cannabis production – will supply … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Business-Ready Greenhouses for Lease – Chemainus, BC

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2022

Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at the Duncan Farmers’ Market each week, plus two local online forums, and a small CSA … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on March 24, 2022

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 28, 2021

Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at the Duncan Farmers’ Market each week, plus two local online forums, and a small CSA … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Farm Worker/Intern! ABOUT Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm Boots ‘n’ Roots farm grows over 25 different veggie and herb crops, and concentrates on doing a lot of fall/winter farming, as we have 3 large commercial greenhouses to grow in over the winter. We rarely use large machinery, as we work on being as gentle on the land as possible – we are a regenerative farm, not just sustainable. We sell our product at … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Boots ‘n’ Roots Permaculture Farm, Farm Worker/Intern

FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 19, 2021

Bonnie’s Bugs IPM in Cowichan and Comox Valley, BC is seeking a Pest, Pollinator and Beneficial Insect Farm Scout! ABOUT Bonnie’s Bugs IPM Bonnie’s Bugs IPM provides monitoring and support to farmers on Vancouver Island. We survey berries, tree fruit and vegetable crops for pest insects as well as pollinators and beneficial insects, in order to assist growers in making evidence-based pest management decisions. Position summary: The farm scout will support a new Vancouver Island-wide farm monitoring project by providing farm scouting activities in the Cowichan and Comox Valleys during the 2021 season. The scout will work independently and interact … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cowichan & Comox Valley, BC – Bonnie’s Bugs IPM, Farm Scout

[FILLED] FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Part-Time Farm Hand/Apprentice

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 06, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Ol’ MacDonald Farm in Duncan, BC is seeking a part-time farm apprentice-like worker! ABOUT Ol’ MacDonald Farm We grow mixed vegetables and eggs using organic methods and hand tools on a small and intense scale at two closely situated sites just outside the city limits. We sell at the Duncan Farmer’s Market and on the local food hub website (www.cow-op.ca) We grow our vegetables employing whatever methods we can that improve the fertility and biodiversity of the rented land we steward. This means, when feasible: … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Part-Time Farm Hand/Apprentice

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 12, 2021

Sunshine Meadow

Sunshine Meadow in Duncan, BC is seeking a Farm Helper / Milker! ABOUT Sunshine Meadow We have an 8 acre farm in Cowichan Station. We keep a small herd of milking cows, all heritage breeds including Jerseys, Ayrshires, Brown Swiss and Guernsey crosses. The cows are on pasture most of the year and have access to the outdoors at all times. We grow forage and pasture for the cows. We keep a small flock of laying hens that help fertilize and upgrade the pasture. There is also some garden space available to grow produce mostly for personal use, as well … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Sunshine Meadow, Farm Helper / Milker