Tag Archives: Cowichan

WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – Kinsol Valley Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 03, 2020

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Looking for farm accommodation for work trade? Kinsol Valley Farm in the beautiful Cowichan Valley might be the right fit for you! ABOUT KINSOL VALLEY FARM Kinsol Farm is located 20 minutes south of Duncan BC on 12 acres of valley-bottom land. The farm includes a large veggie garden, 60’ greenhouse, small greenhouse, orchard, herb gardens, pastureland (4 sheep), woodlot and 50 laying hens. The farm is organic, but not certified, and we host a farm stand, deliver eggs to local consumers, and sell to local health food stores and restaurants. Kinsol Farm is a small community of live-in committed farmers working to … Continue reading WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – Kinsol Valley Farm

FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Providence Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 30, 2020

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Providence Farm in Duncan, BC is seeking to hire a Farmer for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Providence FARM Reporting to the Site Manager, the Farmer is an active and practical role responsible for most aspects of agricultural production and sale, including planting, weeding and harvesting of a limited number of crops, and animal care including management of layer chickens. Produce and eggs are used on site in the Kitchen program, or made available for sale to vendors including current and potential buyers. As a Providence Farm Farmer, you have local growing experience and are familiar with the Cowichan Valley markets. Providence Farm is a … Continue reading FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Providence Farm

FARM JOBS: COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Green Fire Farm, Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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Green Fire Farm in the Cowichan Valley, BC is hiring multiple Field Crew Members for the 2020 season! About Green Fire Farm Green Fire Farm is a diverse, 40-acre family farm producing certified organic vegetables, flowers, fruits, hay, and livestock. We are located in the Cowichan Valley, not far from the trans-Canada trail, some excellent swimming holes, and the active, yet still easy to get around, downtown of Duncan. For our production scale, we rely on a mixed set of tractors and implements, as well as hand tools well designed for the task. We sell at farmers markets and to wholesale buyers … Continue reading FARM JOBS: COWICHAN VALLEY, BC – Green Fire Farm, Field Crew

JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Assistant Property & Office Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2020

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Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, BC is seeking an Assistant Property & Office Manager! Overview: This position will report directly to the General Manager and is responsible for assisting with CGC operations including The Station Building. This position is full time, 35 hours per week with a 3 month probationary period. Duties: This position will be accountable for the following: The Station: assist with management of the building Complete residential tenant intakes, move in/move out inspections, and requests Complete commercial tenants issues and concerns Purchase cleaning supplies and equipment Ensure building repairs and maintenance, including snow removal are completed Ensure building and common … Continue reading JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Assistant Property & Office Manager

JAN & FEB, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 09, 2019

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Join us in Duncan, Vancouver Island for a workshop series for farmer wellness. Make 2020 your best season yet with a toolbox of practices to reduce stress and enhance your wellbeing both on and off-farm. Young Agrarians and Harmony Yoga and Wellness Center present: Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers – Gentle stretching – Deep breathing – Learn to learn to calm the mind and tame the nervous system.  4 DATES: Mondays, 3-4:30pm | January 20, 27, February 3, 10 WHERE: Harmony Yoga Centre, 360 Duncan Street, Duncan, BC COST: A suggested $20 donation for the full four sessions can be paid online during … Continue reading JAN & FEB, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Farmers

EDUCATION: SEED FARMING – PILOT SEASON AT THE COWICHAN INCUBATOR SEED FARM

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 03, 2019

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ABOUT THE INCUBATOR SEED FARM On the path to Food Security, Cowichan Green Community is thrilled to present the 2019 Pilot Incubation Season at the Cowichan Incubator Seed Farm. Without seed security there can be no food security, basically without seeds there would be no food. What does seed security look like? It looks like a diverse, regionally adapted, sustainable and organic supply of seeds, enough for our region. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Pilot Incubation Season will run from May 1st to October 31st where a variety of topics will be researched as a group cooperative and then applied through … Continue reading EDUCATION: SEED FARMING – PILOT SEASON AT THE COWICHAN INCUBATOR SEED FARM

UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 FERTILE ACRES WITH FARMHOUSE – COWICHAN VALLEY, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 19, 2018

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ABOUT THE LAND The owners purchased these rural 17 acres in the tranquil Sahtlam area outside of Duncan, BC four years ago, BC, as a retirement project. They were attracted to the bio-diversity that the land holds, as well as its food-growing potential. The land offers a very fertile 2.5 acre low-lying area with one drilled and two dug wells, a slope for an orchard potentially, a creek, 10 acres of forest, and 2 acres with regenerating forest. There are several buildings:  a farmhouse, workshop, two barns and a cottage.   The owners feel very fortunate to steward this parcel of land … Continue reading UNAVAILABLE – LAND OPPORTUNITY: 2.5 FERTILE ACRES WITH FARMHOUSE – COWICHAN VALLEY, BC

PAID TRAINING: Cowichan Agriculture Training Project, Duncan, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on March 23, 2015

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Cowichan Agriculture Training Participant Cowichan Green Community Society – Duncan, BC Overview: The “Cowichan Agriculture Training Project” encompasses 1 year of training in agricultural skills for those who have a desire to work in this growing sector. Participants will be provided with classroom training and hands-on agricultural work placements over the course of this one year program, based in the Cowichan Region. Participants will complete detailed learning plans and participate in life and employability skill sessions in addition to field training. The project will involve a total of 10 Project Participants who will report directly to the Project Supervisor. DUTIES: … Continue reading PAID TRAINING: Cowichan Agriculture Training Project, Duncan, BC