Tag Archives: Duncan

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6.5 Acre Blueberry Orchard with On-Farm Store – North Cowichan, BC

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on October 20, 2021

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 is an opportunity to lease 6.5 acres of blueberry orchard in a low-lying, fertile peat bog in the heart of the Cowichan Valley. The bushes are very well established and were planted in approximately the 1970s and 1990s. The peat soils hold water very well, and the orchard usually does not need irrigation, but flood irrigation infrastructure is in place. The perimeter of the orchard is … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 6.5 Acre Blueberry Orchard with On-Farm Store – North Cowichan, BC

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

SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

Posted by Michalina Hunter on July 30, 2021

You’re invited to a Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots in Duncan, B.C.! Welcome to all those interested in fresh food and a full-circle farm experience. Farmers Meg and Callum are offering a farm fresh, farm-to-food cart lunch and tour of their farm on leased land they found through the B.C. Land Matching Program in 2019. Come connect with the Cowichan Valley farming community and see what these farmers have been up to! Megan and Callum are Digable Roots, and grow vegetables and herbs and raise pigs, chickens and ducks. As well as being a farm, they are … Continue reading SEPT 12, 2021: Duncan, BC – Farm-to-Food Cart Lunch and Tour at Digable Roots

[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

AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

Posted by Azja Jones Martin on July 13, 2021

You’re invited to a socially-distanced outdoor Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms in Duncan, 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 leased land! Ashley and Carla are Wild Style Farms, growing flowers and vegetables on 2 acres of leased land at Affinity Guesthouse in Cowichan Bay. The guesthouse land has been farmed for years by various farm operations, and … Continue reading AUG 8, 2021: Duncan, BC – Land Social at Affinity Guesthouse and Wild Style Farms

[FILLED] FARM JOB: Crofton/Duncan, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Worker

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 02, 2021

This position has been filled. View more Farm Jobs and Apprenticeships on our Job Board Tatlo Road Farm in Crofton and Duncan, BC is seeking a Farm Worker! 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 … Continue reading [FILLED] FARM JOB: Crofton/Duncan, BC – Tatlo Road Farm, Farm Worker

FARM JOBS: Duncan, BC – Green Fire Farm, Peak Season Field Crew

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Green Fire Farm in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking Peak Season Field Crew Members! ABOUT Green Fire Farm Green Fire Farm is a diverse, 40-acre family farm producing certified organic vegetables, flowers, fruits, hay, and raising livestock on pasture rotations. 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, through a … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Duncan, BC – Green Fire Farm, Peak Season Field Crew

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern! ABOUT Cowichan Green Community Urban farm setting producing a variety of veggies near the heart of Duncan. Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental sustainability in the Cowichan Region since 2004. We envision a food secure Cowichan nourished by celebrating our connection to food, to our environment and to each other. Cowichan Green Community cultivates resilient, inclusive and healthy local food systems and vibrant social fabric. Our Mission is to cultivate food, community, and resilience. CGC is … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, KinPark Youth Urban Farm Intern

FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Garden Education Centre Supervisor

Posted by Michalina Hunter on May 26, 2021

Cowichan Green Community in Duncan, British Columbia is seeking a Garden Education Centre Supervisor! ABOUT Cowichan Green Community The Garden Education Centre is a small scale farm with greenhouses as well as an education centre. We are a non-profit who seeks to run this social enterprise as a self sustaining business. The focus is on native and medicinal plants and food. GEC also has a seed hub. The GEC is a certified organic farm and greenhouse that focuses on education and inclusion of the community. Cowichan Green Community Society, (CGC) is a non-profit organization that has been focusing on environmental … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Cowichan Green Community, Garden Education Centre Supervisor

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

Posted by Michalina Hunter on April 28, 2021

Glenora Farm, in Duncan, BC is seeking a Field Hand for the 2021 season! ABOUT Glenora Farm Glenora Farm is a 97 acre mixed transitioning-to-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, cooking, woodwork etc.) which adds value to the garden produce through processing for sale as crafts, health products, and food … Continue reading FARM JOB: Duncan, BC – Glenora Farm, Field Hand