Tag Archives: Duncan

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

WORK TRADE: DUNCAN, BC – FarmKids Therapy

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 14, 2020

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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 animals include: 4 horses (2 miniature and 2 full-sized), 3 goats, 3 pigs, 2 sheep, … Continue reading 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

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

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

FILLED ~ FARM JOBS: DUNCAN, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Workers

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 13, 2020

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This position has been filled. Please check out our other farm jobs here. Tatlo Road Farm in Duncan, BC is seeking farm workers for the 2020 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 … Continue reading FILLED ~ FARM JOBS: DUNCAN, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Workers

Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on January 03, 2020

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Farmers work hard, and the conversation around farmer stress and burnout is not a new one. Young Agrarians hears about these challenges from farmers all the time – there is a huge burden on farmers to be superheroes! We know how much loving care you put into your crops and animals, and want to support you in caring for yourself as well. As you (hopefully!) take a bit of time off this winter, we wanted to share some resources with you that might be helpful in building up a toolbox of supports for your health and wellness this winter, in the 2020 season, and beyond! … Continue reading Tools for Farmer Mental Health and Wellness

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on December 09, 2019

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