Tag Archives: Earthwise Organic Farm

December 11: VANCOUVER, BC – Hundred-Mile Banquet

Posted by Moss Dance on December 02, 2016

Earthwise menu

Earthwise Society’s annual Hundred-Mile Banquet will be coming back for an eighth season on Sunday, December 11! The talented Chef Derek Bothwell will lead the creation of the gourmet 5-course locally-sourced menu. Guests will be amazed by the tastes of the region and may be surprised to learn what is available right here where we live. There will also be an auction held with a range of high-quality items showcasing our local region. As the signature fundraiser for the Earthwise Society, all profits made from the Hundred-Mile Banquet are invested right back into the community. Every year, Earthwise educates hundreds … Continue reading December 11: VANCOUVER, BC – Hundred-Mile Banquet

JOB: Organic Grower & Educator, Earthwise Organic Farm, Delta, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on February 05, 2016

10450543_10152181707916570_5841061328524816559_n

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Organic Grower/Educator is responsible for implementing farm operational plans, delivering educational programs, engaging community participation, and working as part of a team toward the success of our programs. Farm Operations As part of a team, provide leadership on the implementation of farm operations, including propagation, soil preparation, compost management, planting, harvesting, and storage of crops Ensure that plantings are healthy, free of weeds, and the site is attractive to visitors; Train and supervise farm staff and volunteers in day to day operations Assist in keeping records related to farm operations, ensuring that organic standards … Continue reading JOB: Organic Grower & Educator, Earthwise Organic Farm, Delta, BC

JOB: Earthwise Organic Farm Intern, Tsawwassen, BC

Posted by Kristen Nammour on January 31, 2015

Earthwise Organic Farm BC

JOB DESCRIPTION: Earthwise Organic Farm Intern The not-for-profit Earthwise Society operates the Earthwise Farm as a teaching/ demonstration farm in Tsawwassen. The position of Organic Agriculture Intern will provide experience for a recent graduate to acquire hands on skills in all aspects of organic farm operations. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Carry out farm operations including planting, maintaining, and harvesting crops. Participate in organic soil management activities including composting, soil amendment and cover cropping Assist with organic certification processes and help maintain records Help plan and carry out planting for biodiversity Assist with nursery maintenance Assist with irrigation and water conservation planning Plan and participate in … Continue reading JOB: Earthwise Organic Farm Intern, Tsawwassen, BC