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A Day in the Life of an Apprentice: Chelsea Klinke – Dirt Boys Urban Farm

Posted by Michelle Lam on October 08, 2021 1 Comment

“I don’t grow plants, I help plants grow” — Michael Gavin of Dirt Boys Urban Farm, as quoted by Chelsea Klinke, Young Agrarians (YA) Apprentice.  Chelsea Klinke moved to Calgary from the United States in 2019 to start her master’s program in Anthropology, quickly bypassing that into the Ph.D. program. She describes her focus in “ecofeminism and the gendered implications of different subsistence strategies, primarily large scale agriculture”. This includes the “divisions of labour and power, inequalities and decision making within and among households, and at different levels and value chains along the way, from… farm to fork,” says Chelsea. … Continue reading A Day in the Life of an Apprentice: Chelsea Klinke – Dirt Boys Urban Farm

SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on September 02, 2021 1 Comment

You’re invited to a Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm in Blewett, BC (10 minutes from Nelson) presented by Young Agrarians, Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors and Bent Plow Farm! This is the fifth event of the Young Agrarians 2021 Farm Club event series. What is a Farm Club? Farm Club is when farmers come together to connect and nerd out with other farmers. It can be on any topic the group wants to discuss and can take many different shapes and sizes. Join owners and operators Emma and Scott as we tour their farm and talk about the ins … Continue reading SEPT 27, 2021: BLEWETT, BC – Farm Tour at Bent Plow Farm

SEPT 19, 2021: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Land Social at Salt & Harrow Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 20, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Salt & Harrow Farm in Tsawwassen, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event.  Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on a community farm! Salt & Harrow Farm is a certified organic vegetable farm with ten acres devoted to growing over 50 varieties of vegetables, legumes, fruits, and herbs. In partnership with Young Agrarians, training and mentoring for the next … Continue reading SEPT 19, 2021: TSAWWASSEN, BC – Land Social at Salt & Harrow Farm

SEPT 11, 2021: GREENWOOD, BC – Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm

Posted by Hailey Troock on August 19, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm just outside of Greenwood, B.C. – Boundary country! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event.  Jewel Creek Farm is run by Oliver Glaser in the hills outside Greenwood between Grand Forks and Rock Creek, just over two hours drive from Kelowna, and minutes from Jewel Lake Provincial Park. Be inspired and learn about the farming, permaculture, brewing and eco-tourism hospitality taking place at … Continue reading SEPT 11, 2021: GREENWOOD, BC – Land Social at Jewel Creek Farm

Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

Posted by Jolene Swain on July 20, 2021

We are excited to announce a by invitation Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm, in Kitwanga, B.C. August 7th.  Jacob and Jessica Beaton are passionate about revitalizing food production and feeding their community. With a vision of resilient, healthy communities built on land-based programs and abundant local food, they established Tea Creek Farm in 2020. In a short amount of time, they have developed land-based training programs that “catalyze new agricultural projects and livelihoods—restoring the ability of Indigenous nations to grow fresh, healthy food and medicine for ourselves and our communities.”  Tea Creek’s Indigenous-led program works in partnership with … Continue reading Kitwanga, BC – Food Sovereignty Tour at Tea Creek Farm

AUG 9, 2021: SQUAMISH, BC – Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 13, 2021 4 Comments

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm in the Squamish Valley, B.C.! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about – or just want to check out what your local farmers are up to – join us for the event. This event is hosted in partnership with the Squamish Food Policy Council. Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! Nutrient Dense Farm is run by farmers Lindsay and Stefan in the heart of the Upper Squamish Valley. They grow a diversity of vegetables … Continue reading AUG 9, 2021: SQUAMISH, BC – Land Social at Nutrient Dense Farm

JULY 11, 2021: Hazelton, BC – Land Social at WoodGrain Farmer Co-op

Posted by Jolene Swain on June 24, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at WoodGrain Farmer Cooperative in the Kispiox Valley! If you’re curious about what land matching and sharing is all about, join us for the event.  Be inspired and learn about the incredible farming that can be done on leased land! WoodGrain Farmer Cooperative is an organic, full-circle, small-scale vegetable operation in Northwest BC within unceded traditional Gitxsan territory. Growing a diverse selection of veggies for two local markets and a 40+ member CSA, the four WoodGrain farmers have been able to divide and conquer farm tasks to keep a steady supply of … Continue reading JULY 11, 2021: Hazelton, BC – Land Social at WoodGrain Farmer Co-op

FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 23, 2021

Zaklan Heritage Farm, surrey, vancouver

Zaklan Heritage Farm in Surrey, BC is seeking a full-time or part-time farm crew member for the 2021 season!  ABOUT ZAKLAN HERITAGE FARM Zaklan Heritage farm is a small (2 acre) mixed vegetable farm situated in the heart of Canada’s fastest growing city- Surrey, BC. The farm is run by Gemma and Doug, we started the operation in 2013. We produce a wide range of vegetables using sustainable practices and ecologically friendly growing methods. We rely on small machinery and hand tools to do the majority of our work. We sell primarily to high end restaurants in Vancouver and a bit … Continue reading FARM JOB: SURREY, BC – Farm Crew at Zaklan Heritage Farm

B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on May 06, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the seventh year of the Business Mentorship Network (BMN) program. The BMN offers business mentorships  to a diverse array of new and young farmers across BC. Through one-on-one mentorship and peer networks, young farmers develop the skills necessary to operate ecologically sustainable and financially viable farm businesses. The 2021 Mentee Cohort are hard at work planning for the season ahead and we are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts! My name is Christine Sayegh owner of Belle-Isle Farm and my mentor is Robin Tunnicliffe of Sea Bluff Farm.  Where do you farm? We are located … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Belle-Isle Farm

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on May 03, 2021

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Are you an aspiring farmer looking for a mixed farm with livestock and veggies to gain more skills, knowledge and experience? Well, Grovenland Farm in Saskatchewan is offering an apprenticeship just for you! DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED – APPLY ASAP ABOUT Grovenland Farm Grovenland is located near Lanigan, Saskatchewan on the edge of Treaty 4 & 6 Three generations farm together at Grovenland Farm. In 2011, Lisa and Ben Martens Bartel moved from Winnipeg to the family farm to begin a new farming story with Ben’s parents, John and Denise Bartel. They all enjoy hosting people on the farm and … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2021: LANIGAN, SK – GROVENLAND FARM