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YA Apprenticeship 2023: Common Ground Garden Project – Red Deer, AB

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 28, 2022

About the Farm In partnership with the City of Red Deer, we operate two main urban agriculture project sites; Common Ground Garden Project (CGGP) and Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project (PCRAP). CGGP initiated in 2020 and is a 4-acre multi-phase, brownfield redevelopment located at the former Electric, Light & Power site in the southwest corner in the Capstone development area in downtown Red Deer. It consists of a number of interactive, accessible, above-ground, 4-season gardening spaces designed to be moveable and intends to increase food security, encourage social enterprise, share knowledge, and create social connections. We demonstrate 4-season growing through … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Common Ground Garden Project – Red Deer, AB

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: 350 Farms – Cold Lake, AB

Posted by Kolby Peterson on November 28, 2022

350 Farms is a multi-faceted farm to learn about agritourism, pastured poultry, and a farrow-to-finish kunekune pig operation. If you are an aspiring farmer looking for a unique opportunity to grow your own food, interface with the public, and participate in culinary wizardry, then 350 Farms might be for you! About the Farm 350 Farms is a 160 acre farm, raising pastured meats and offering agri-tourism and farm-to-table culinary events. The farm has followed its owners, Kasey and Renaud, as they have moved around, but it has found its forever home near Bonnyville, Alberta. They are also spearheading Northeast Alberta’s … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: 350 Farms – Cold Lake, AB

FARM JOB: Prairies – Prairie Food System Vision, Solution Hub Animator

Posted by Moss Dance on November 25, 2022

The Prairie Food System Vision Network is seeking a Solution Hub Animator! ABOUT The Prairie Food System Vision Network (PFSVN) is a recipient of the Rockefeller Foundations Food System Vision 2050 Prize. The network’s vision reimagines a prosperous, secure, just, and sustainable food system for the Prairies. We aim to bring together people, organizations, and institutions interested in transforming the food and agriculture system in Canada’s prairie region from an extractive model to a system of proven regenerative methods. Our vision aims to mitigate the impact of colonialism on the people and the land by changing the story about prairie … Continue reading FARM JOB: Prairies – Prairie Food System Vision, Solution Hub Animator

FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – KLIPPERS ORGANIC ACRES, FARM/CSA COORDINATOR

Posted by Moss Dance on November 24, 2022

Klippers Organic Acres in Cawston, British Columbia is seeking a Farm/CSA Coordinator! ABOUT KLIPPERS ORGANIC ACRES Klippers Organic Acres is a regenerative ground crop and tree fruit farm. We practice biodynamic farming and work as hard as we can to eliminate waste at every point of production. Uniquely, our farm has a kitchen, a drying facility, a packing house, an award winning restaurant, an on-site cidery, and a farm store/cafe. Our farm is certified organic, certified salmon safe, has an environmental farm plan, and has won numerous awards including VanMag’s “Producer of the Year” in 2022 as well as “Outstanding … Continue reading FARM JOB: CAWSTON, BC – KLIPPERS ORGANIC ACRES, FARM/CSA COORDINATOR

FARM JOB: Coronation, Alberta – TK Ranch, Pasture Livestock Production Specialist

Posted by Moss Dance on November 23, 2022

TK Ranch in Coronation, Alberta is seeking a Pasture Livestock Production Specialist! ABOUT TK Ranch TK Ranch is a vertically integrated pasture to plate livestock operation. Our focus is on animal welfare, environmental sustainability and quality. We raise cattle, pigs, sheep and laying hens to the highest pasture based animal welfare standards in North America. Additionally, our cattle and sheep are third party certified for being strictly grass-fed and finished. We steward 8400 acres of biodiverse endangered Northern Fescue Grasslands in addition to raising our own feed using organic principles. We use tractors, trucks, swathers, balers, mixer mills and other … Continue reading FARM JOB: Coronation, Alberta – TK Ranch, Pasture Livestock Production Specialist

We’re Hiring! BC APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Posted by Taina Uitto on November 23, 2022

Young Agrarians is hiring an Apprenticeship Program Coordinator in British Columbia! Location: British Columbia Application Deadline:  December 21st, 2022 Do you thrive working with people from diverse walks of life? Are you a person that loves to help others learn and grow? Would you consider yourself a computer-savvy person who loves checking things off of the to-do list? If you have this magic mix of skills then we would love to hear from you. ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS: Young Agrarians (YA) is a farmer-to-farmer educational resource network for new and young ecological farmers in Canada. YA recognizes the Indigenous lands and … Continue reading We’re Hiring! BC APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM COORDINATOR

We’re Hiring! COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

Posted by Taina Uitto on November 16, 2022

Young Agrarians is hiring a Communications Coordinator! Location: Western Canada Application Extended! 5pm, Friday December 9th, 2022  ABOUT YOUNG AGRARIANS Young Agrarians (YA) is an educational resource network for new and young ecological farmers in Canada. YA recognizes the Indigenous lands and territories that we work on and alongside. YA is committed to providing programs and services that are inclusive and available to farmers and friends of diverse backgrounds. Since 2012, the YA network is volunteer-driven with farmers across the country organizing on-farm events and building community to create spaces for knowledge sharing and growth. YA began as a seed … Continue reading We’re Hiring! COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR

FARM JOBS: Salmon Arm, BC – Little Mountain Farm, Coho Aquaponics

Posted by Moss Dance on November 09, 2022

Little Mountain Farm in Salmon Arm, BC is hiring two enthusiastic individuals interested in highly productive food-growing techniques including aquaponics! ABOUT LITTLE MOUNTAIN FARM An exciting opportunity exists for a couple to work, live and be part of a highly productive sustainable farm located in Salmon Arm B.C. Canada. The ideal candidates to fill this position would be a younger couple with excitement and enthusiasm for highly productive food-growing techniques. Our farm is currently producing free-range chicken eggs from our 400 hens, and spray-free hydroponic greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers, lettuce and bell peppers. This winter we’re excited to start building a … Continue reading FARM JOBS: Salmon Arm, BC – Little Mountain Farm, Coho Aquaponics

FOOD JOB: Montréal, Québec – Food Secure Canada, Executive Director

Posted by Moss Dance on October 27, 2022

Food Secure Canada in Montréal, Québec is seeking an Executive Director! ABOUT Food Secure Canada Founded in 2001, Food Secure Canada (FSC) is a pan-Canadian, non-partisan, bilingual alliance of organizations and individuals working together to achieve healthy, just, and sustainable food systems for all. Building on diverse community food practices, we work with our members towards food sovereignty and for deep and lasting change in our food system. FSC brings together organizations to advance food sovereignties and tackle challenges related to the food system. We do this by: 1. Providing a platform through which the food movement unites to influence … Continue reading FOOD JOB: Montréal, Québec – Food Secure Canada, Executive Director

FARM JOB: Summerland, BC – JOY grounds, Onsite Spanish-speaking Soil lover

Posted by Moss Dance on October 20, 2022

JOY Grounds in Summerland, BC is seeking an onsite Spanish-speaking soil lover! ABOUT JOY grounds We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable individual or couple to live on site in Summerland BC. The combined skillsets would include a farm business planner, gardener, labourer, 2022/2023 winter caretaker. We are also looking for help with homemaking and preserving foods during the summer/fall. Could be an individual or a couple but we think likely best suited for a couple. As we build out the farm model and other business, we anticipate there being additional work opportunities, however to start, ideally this couple … Continue reading FARM JOB: Summerland, BC – JOY grounds, Onsite Spanish-speaking Soil lover