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B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Flora and Fungi Farm

Posted by Melanie Buffel on October 25, 2021

Young Agrarians is celebrating the eighth 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 wrapping up their growing season and reflecting back on the lessons of the year.  We are thrilled to profile them and celebrate their efforts as we recruit a new cohort of farmers for our BMN 2022 program. For more information and to apply please see … Continue reading B.C. Business Mentorship Network – Flora and Fungi Farm

APPRENTICESHIP: Whitehorse, Yukon – Mandalay Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 14, 2021

Mandalay Farm in Whitehorse, Yukon is seeking an apprentice! ABOUT Mandalay Farm The farm is 20 minutes north of the city of Whitehorse, on the banks of the Yukon River. We have two flocks of Brown free range laying hens for a total if 4000 birds. Our CFIA licensed grading station allows us to sell our eggs commercially into stores, bakeries and other commercial establishments. The summer sees us growing grains and hay. Up to this winter we have cared for 50 horses that spend the summer in hunting camps. We are a farm that believes in reducing the Yukon’s … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIP: Whitehorse, Yukon – Mandalay Farm

JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Victoria Community Food Hub Society, Operations Manager

Posted by Michalina Hunter on October 01, 2021

The Victoria Community Food Hub Society is seeking a full-time Operations Manager for the new “Kitchen Connect” Facility! Victoria Community Food Hub Society (VCFHS) is working to develop vital regional infrastructure, programs and services that not only increase the distribution of good healthy local food to the community, but also build a stronger resilient food economy that supports farmers, processors and food distribution services.   A major project launched in 2021 was the creation of a regionally significant Food Hub.  Newly branded Kitchen Connect is a facility envisioned to include:  a commercial kitchen, HACCP ready kitchen, two food processing lines, teaching … Continue reading JOB: VICTORIA, BC – Victoria Community Food Hub Society, Operations Manager

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

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Director of Finance and Fundraising

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a Director of Finance and Fundraising to lead, optimize, and operationalize our financial management and donor engagement strategies and systems. This role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining efficient financial systems and for stewarding fundraising and donor relationships for financial sustainability. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The Director of Finance and Fundraising reports to the Executive Director. Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator Community Education … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Director of Finance and Fundraising

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Community Education Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a Community Education Coordinator to oversee and collaboratively respond to community seed and agricultural education partnership requests. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The Community Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator Community Education Coordinator (below) Director of Finance and Fundraising About Sovereign Seeds Sovereign Seeds works to revitalize Indigenous seed and food sovereignty in what is colonially known as Canada. … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, Community Education Coordinator

JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 22, 2021

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Sovereign Seeds is looking for a 2S Seed School Coordinator to co-develop and deliver a 12 month seed keeping school project for a cohort of Indigenous 2SLGBTQQIAP+ students. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing Indigenous-led team dedicated to the revitalization of Indigenous food systems and food cultures through decolonial analyses and justice-driven values. The 2S Seed School Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. Sovereign Seeds is hiring for 3 positions:  2S Seed School Coordinator (below) Community Education Coordinator Director of Finance and Fundraising About Sovereign Seeds Sovereign Seeds works to revitalize Indigenous seed and food sovereignty in … Continue reading JOB: CANADA – Sovereign Seeds, 2S Seed School Coordinator

FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 21, 2021

Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm in Rossland, BC are seeking an Indoor MicroFarm Intern! ABOUT Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm This paid youth internship will occur at our indoor microfarm where we produce certified organic microgreens at a large and efficient scale. Flourish MicroFarm currently provides microgreens to the entire West Kootenays and we are planning scale beyond this winter. Our busy season is winter. The ideal intern can commit to 32 hours per week from mid-October through until the end of March 2022. This position is based entirely indoors. We grow microgreens by hand, we use no … Continue reading FARM INTERNSHIP: Rossland, BC – Flourish MicroFarm + Happy Hills Farm, Indoor MicroFarm Intern

FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 17, 2021

Klippers Organic Acres in Cawston, BC is seeking a Farm Coordinator! ABOUT Klippers Organic Acres Our farm is located in Cawston, BC (Organic Capital of Canada). We started the farm in November 2001 with 5 acres, and over the past 20 years have expanded to growing/leasing on 60 acres. We have built a commercial kitchen/drying facility, packinghouse, award winning restaurant, cidery, marketplace and cafe, The farm is certified organic ,certified salmon safe, has an environmental farm plan, and has won numerous awards from best direct farm marketing awards to Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year award for BC and all … Continue reading FARM JOB: Cawston, BC – Klippers Organic Acres, Farm Coordinator

FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – Kildara Farms, Farm Hand

Posted by Michalina Hunter on September 07, 2021

Kildara Farms in North Saanich, BC is seeking a Farm Hand! ABOUT Kildara Farms Kildara Farms is a certified organic farm on 30 acres of south facing, ocean view land. We sell via wholesale, retail, farmgate, and market sales. We grow salad greens, tomatoes, peppers, apples, squash, poultry, eggs, beans, and numerous other vegetables. We practice environmentally sound, sustainable agriculture to produce delicious healthy food. DESIRED QUALITIES We are looking for a hard working, enthusiastic, dependable individual. JOB TASKS Harvesting, packing, weeding, planting, general farm maintenance. JOB DETAILS Term: Starting immediately, ending November 2021 Hours per week: 40 hours per … Continue reading FARM JOB: North Saanich, BC – Kildara Farms, Farm Hand