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JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 14, 2021

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The BC Ministry of Agriculture is hiring a New Entrant Agrologist! This opportunity is based in Abbotsford (Primary) with locations in Duncan and Vernon considered subject to Ministry operational requirements. JOB OVERVIEW The Sector Development Branch identifies and promotes agriculture and food production/processing systems that are sustainable and enhance the economic benefits to the province. It maintains operations in all agriculture regions of the province to deliver Ministry programs and services through a network of extension agrologists, regional agrologists and industry specialists. The Branch works through a variety of strategic partnerships and is the primary point of contact for the … Continue reading JOB: ABBOTSFORD, DUNCAN or VERNON, BC – BC Ministry of Agriculture New Entrant Agrologist

FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 12, 2021

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Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton, BC is seeking 3 Farm Workers for the 2021 season! ABOUT Tatlo Road Farm Our farm is located on Vancouver Island, near the village of Crofton (population ~2000). We’re also about 20 minutes from Duncan and there’s public transportation that stops right at the farm. We currently grow on about 3 of our 7 acres, producing over 40 different vegetable crops- the whole gamut really. We have two greenhouses (and may be building more this fall) where we grow heat-loving crops in summer and some greens over winter. We are working on season extension and … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Crofton, British Columbia – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm workers

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden/Cafe/Cidery Potential – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 14, 2020

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 We have lived on our 5 acre property on Quamichan Lake for twenty years and have grazed sheep for the past 7 years and have a small orchard. Approximately 1-2.5 flat acres with full exposure can be made available to a farmer this market garden/cafe/cidery venture. The local soils are a heavier soil with clay underlay. Municipal power and water is available as well as a well … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden/Cafe/Cidery Potential – North Cowichan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Aquaponic Greenhouse with Half Acre of Field Space – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on December 14, 2020

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 This 36×80 heated greenhouse is fully set up and ready to go with an aquaponic growing system. Previously home to Raincoast Aquaponics, the system has been successfully producing food since 2012 and up until this fall, averaging 30,000 units of produce and 1200 pounds of rainbow trout per year. The system still has propane tank and heat pump set up, with grow lights for winter growing, as … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Aquaponic Greenhouse with Half Acre of Field Space – North Cowichan, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on November 26, 2020

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 This established garden has been in production for years, and is now looking for a new grower to take over. Beds are semi-permanent and somewhat raised and have been amended with organic inputs. An irrigation system is in place. Two cold frame greenhouses are set up, one with benches for growing in trays or pots, the other in the garden with a great trellising system (ideal for … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Quarter Acre Productive Garden with Two Greenhouses – Duncan, BC

AUG 23, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Land Social at Digable Roots

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on August 05, 2020 2 Comments

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Digable Roots in Duncan, BC! 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! Meg and Callum are Digable Roots – a new farm in the Cowichan Valley that grows a variety of mixed vegetables, fruits and herbs, and raises ducks and chickens for meat and eggs. Farmers Meg and Callum also raise ten pigs in collaboration with the land owners, Val and Alan. They are preparing their … Continue reading AUG 23, 2020: DUNCAN, BC – Land Social at Digable Roots

[FILLED] WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – FarmKids Therapy

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 14, 2020

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships on our Job Blog. Looking for farm accommodation for work trade? FarmKids Therapy in the beautiful Cowichan Valley might be the right fit for you! ABOUT FARMKIDS Farmkids is located on 30 acres of lakefront in the Cowichan Valley, 5 minutes from Downtown Duncan. The farm is owned and maintained by my husband and I, as well as our 3 children. Farmkids Therapy is a small animal-assisted therapy program located on the property, where a few select farm animals are used to work with children with special needs. These … Continue reading [FILLED] WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – FarmKids Therapy

Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 25, 2020

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This position has been filled. View more farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Ol’ MacDonald Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Market Garden Farm Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT Ol’ Macdonald Farm We are a very small family farm on two quiet sites close to town. We use hand tools only and sell almost exclusively at the Saturday market. We sell non-certified organic vegetables and free range eggs. Though not certified we do follow organic practices most of the time. We also observe permaculture principles and employ them when possible. We think farming should be fun, not drudgery, and … Continue reading Filled ~ FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Ol’ MacDonald Farm, Market Garden Farm Hand

FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 24, 2020

Glenora Farm in Duncan, BC is looking for a Field Hand for the 2020 season!  ABOUT GLENORA FARM The Farm: Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed organic/Biodynamic farm on mostly sandy loam soils, consisting of 35 acres of pasture and hay fields, a flock of East Friesen dairy sheep, some Dexter beef cattle, chickens, rabbits, a 2 acre intensive mixed annual vegetable and perennial garden, 2 hoophouses, large compost facility, herb garden, and an onsite workshop program (weavery, beeswax candles, herb processing, forestry, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, … Continue reading FARM JOB: DUNCAN, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand

FILLED – 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 FILLED – WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – Kinsol Valley Farm