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Spotlight on Akesi Farms & Fungi Akuafo in Sundre, AB

Posted by Michalina Hunter on June 30, 2020 2 Comments

Kwesi and Meghan of Akesi Farms are mentoring Phil (left) as their intern this year through the Young Agrarians Apprenticeship Program.  Meghan Vesey and Kwesi Haizel operate Akesi Farms, a diversified ecological farm that currently hosts chickens, geese, bees, and annual and perennial gardens. They farm in a very cold climate, and demonstrate the abundance that can be produced in a short season! They also welcome many visitors to their farm in the summer, involving them in whatever projects are happening at that time, and giving them a taste of the farming life.  Meghan also operates Fungi Akuafo with Tara … Continue reading Spotlight on Akesi Farms & Fungi Akuafo in Sundre, AB

APPRENTICESHIPS: GOLDEN, BC – Goonieland Permaculture Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 25, 2020

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Goonieland Permaculture Farm in Golden, BC is seeking apprentices for the 2020 season! About Goonieland Permaculture Farm We are located on the edge of the Rocky Mountains near Golden BC. Our land is mostly forested hillside where we are building a Permaculture farm-stead. We started with bare land and have in the past 8 years built a functioning though still under construction farm-stead. We built an “Earthship” (rammed earth tire wall/hempcrete/off-grid home.) Set up an outdoor kitchen with pizza oven and gardens. Planted an orchard/food forest with 30 fruit trees, hazelnuts and other edible plants. We put in (and are still … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: GOLDEN, BC – Goonieland Permaculture Farm

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – Chuckleberry Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

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Chuckleberry Farm in Beasley, near Nelson, BC is accepting applications for their Organic Microgreen & Farming Business Internship for the 2020/21 season! About Chuckleberry Farm Chuckleberry is located on a pristine 18-acre property in the Selkirk Mountains, 10 miles west of Nelson British Columbia. The land is south sloping with a very generous south exposure supporting a unique micro climate great for organic gardening & orchards as well as passive solar, photovoltaic power and annualized Geo Solar Building. Chuckleberry is a certified organic community farm that operates year round from our in ground earthship that is largely heated and powered by the sun.  The earthship supports … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – Chuckleberry Farm

HERB INTERNSHIPS: BLACK CREEK, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

Ravensong Seeds & Herbals, in Black Creek, BC, is seeking interns for the 2020 season! Internship Details Join us for an internship this season at Ravensong Medicine Garden, located in the beautiful Comox Valley, Vancouver Island BC. After over a decade of growing our seeds and herbs on leased land on the Saanich Peninsula, we have relocated up Island to Black Creek where we are putting roots down on our very own property. Over the course of the next growing season we will be visioning, designing, and beginning to create the new medicine garden on two acres. Learn all about herb growing, … Continue reading HERB INTERNSHIPS: BLACK CREEK, BC – Ravensong Seeds & Herbals

HERB APPRENTICESHIPS: BRENTWOOD BAY, BC – Fireweed Farm & School

Posted by Michalina Hunter on February 10, 2020

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Fireweed Farm & School, in Brentwood Bay, BC, is accepting applications for their 2020 Herbal Apprenticeship Program! PROGRAM DETAILS Your guides The Fireweed School Herbal Apprenticeship Program was created by Jessy Delleman in 2015. Jessy has been offering the program for the past consecutive five years, and each year the program evolves as its teachings become more deeply infused and guided by the wisdom of the medicine plants. Jessy has been working full time with the plants as a herbalist and herb grower since 2008, and dabbling in their magic long before that. Her passion is the reception of direct … Continue reading HERB APPRENTICESHIPS: BRENTWOOD BAY, BC – Fireweed Farm & School

APPRENTICESHIPS: KOOTENAY BAY, BC – Yasodhara Ashram Society

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 30, 2020

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Yasodhara Ashram Society in Kootenay Bay, BC is seeking apprentices for the 2020 growing season! About Yasodhara Ashram Society Yasodhara Ashram is a yoga retreat and study centre set on 115 acres in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia. We invite people of all ages and backgrounds to retreat with us and discover the promise of yoga! Yasodhara Ashram has an organic mixed market garden, growing a variety of fruits and vegetables on 2.5 acres of land that has been in production for over 30 years. The focus is on sustainability and stewardship of the land — from seeding … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: KOOTENAY BAY, BC – Yasodhara Ashram Society

Apply for the 2020 YA Alberta Apprenticeship Program

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 28, 2020

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We are now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort! DEADLINE: FEB 29, 2020. Get your applications in! Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain skills and knowledge that match the ecological values you hold? Are you feeling the farming bug, but not quite ready to take the plunge and launch your own business?  Young Agrarians, Organic Alberta and our network of exceptional mentor farmers are offering advanced, hands-on apprenticeships in regenerative agriculture. Participants with a serious interest, curiosity and commitment to full-time farming are invited to apply. Our apprenticeships are a full immersion program that puts you into the heart of running a farm … Continue reading Apply for the 2020 YA Alberta Apprenticeship Program

[Filled] FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden, Permaculture Technician

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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This job has been filled. View other farm jobs and apprenticeships here.  Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden on Galiano Island, BC is seeking a Permaculture Technician for the 2020 season! The Galiano Conservancy Association seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Permaculture Technician. This position is a 16-week full-time internship that offers engaging work and an opportunity to gain career skills in the beautiful setting of Galiano Island from May – August, 2019. As a Permaculture Technician, you will work with the Agriculture Coordinator to care for and operate the nursery, forest garden and related projects. Candidates with experience in organic … Continue reading [Filled] FARM JOB: GALIANO ISLAND, BC – Galiano Conservancy Forest Garden, Permaculture Technician

FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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Heavenly Roots Farm on Salt Spring Island, BC is seeking 2 dynamic individuals to join their Field Crew for the 2020 growing season. Are you interested in being outside, learning about plants and eating local, organic food? If so, they can offer you a great experience during a full season of life on the farm. About Heavenly Roots Farm We are Ben Corno and Kaleigh Barton and we operate a 4 acre market garden as well as a fruit, nut, & berry orchard. A smaller garden houses a cut-flower plot and seed garden. Our business has been in operation for 6 years, … Continue reading FARM APPRENTICESHIPS: Salt Spring Island, BC – Heavenly Roots Farm

APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – The Beauty Path

Posted by Michalina Hunter on January 27, 2020

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The Beauty Path in Nelson, BC is seeking 2 apprentices for the 2020 season!  About The Beauty Path We are a family small holding growing all our own fruits, vegetables, berries. It is not a commercial operation, though we often supply friends and family. We have two good sized greenhouses, start many starts. We do a big composting operation, vermicomposting, and soil testing. We are looking for a couple who would like to learn and practice all aspects of sustainable country living. We have a small cabin for you to live in. This is a pristine area of mountains and lakes that … Continue reading APPRENTICESHIPS: NELSON, BC – The Beauty Path