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YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

Posted by Kolby Peterson on February 06, 2023 1 Comment

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain hands on experience on a large organic family farm?  Sand Springs Ranch is offering a unique apprenticeship program providing experience in either 1) organic, grass fed beef cow/calf operation or 2) organic vegetable production and marketing. We are accepting up to 4 apprentices for 2023. About the Farm Sand Springs Ranch, located near Lac La Biche, Alberta is run by Ty and Janice Shelton, their daughter Jolene and son Tyler.  Including Ty and Janice’s grandchildren, there are 3 generations working on this farm. A 100 % Certified Organic farm, Sand Springs Ranch includes … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: Lac La Biche, AB – Sand Springs Ranch

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cattle Ranch outside Hudson’s Hope, BC

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on February 06, 2023

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 Located outside of picturesque Hudson’s Hope on 5760 acres is an opportunity for an experienced cattle person to join an established 500 head cow/calf operation. Everything to operate a cattle operation of this size is in place. Cattle handling facilities, grazing pasture, hay land, and equipment. The landholder is looking for an individual or family to join in the cattle herd operations while also the potential to be … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Cattle Ranch outside Hudson’s Hope, BC

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

Posted by Tessa Thompson on January 31, 2023

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 We are seeking a qualified and motivated farmer to take over a fully operational Market Garden in Coldstream, BC. The farm is set up and ready to begin operations in Spring 2023. The cultivated area consists of 24 field blocks of 42.5’ x 50’ each, totaling approximately 1.25 acres, surrounded by tractor-accessible wood chip pathways, and each block is equipped with computer-controlled irrigation. The soil is a … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Market Garden Opportunity, Vernon, B.C.

Farm Start Up with Cheyenne Sundance

Posted by Alex on January 26, 2023 4 Comments

Do you dream of starting a farm but feel stuck on how to begin? Join for an in-depth conversation with Cheyenne Sundance about her farm start up journey! We’re excited to have Cheyenne Sundance host an online workshop about her farm start-up journey during Black History month! Cheyenne is a first-generation, black farmer and the inaugural president of the National Farmers Union Black, Indigenous and People of Colour caucus. She has grown Sundance Harvest to a three location, three acre farm in south-western Ontario. Hear about her mistakes, her regrets, her simple blueprints and join for a lengthy question and answer period. You will walk away … Continue reading Farm Start Up with Cheyenne Sundance

LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

Posted by Andrew Adams on January 13, 2023

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 Since 2009 WoodGrain Farm has been a cornerstone organic vegetable grower for the Hazelton and Smithers Farmers’ Markets in northwest BC.  In 2020 we formed the WoodGrain Farmer Co-op with our two farmhands as they took on the lead farmer rolls in the market garden business, as we stepped back into supporting roles as our focus shifted to other farm activities including but not limited to seed production, … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: Turn-Key Market Garden Opportunity in Northwest BC

FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, B.C. – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

Posted by JoHana Harcourt on January 12, 2023

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Ice Cap Organics in Pemberton, BC is hiring a Field Crew for the 2023 season! About Ice Cap Organics We grow over 50 vegetable varieties in the field and in a few greenhouses, and have added strawberries and fresh cut flowers on 5 acres. We use a rainflo implement attached to our John Deere 5055E for making raised beds with landscape fabric for transplants and for direct seeded crops we cultivate with an Allis Chalmers belly mounted cultivator and hand tools.  We sell our vegetables at the West End Vancouver Market on Saturdays and through a local Harvest Box Program throughout … Continue reading FARM JOBS: PEMBERTON, B.C. – Ice Cap Organics, Field Crew

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: GARDENTON, MB – GREEN PASTURES FARM

Posted by Sara Yagelniski on January 06, 2023

Are you wanting a job this summer in the fresh air? Do you love spending time with animals on farms? Are you wanting to improve your homesteading skills? Green Pastures Farm is offering a well rounded agricultural apprenticeship with a mix of commercial and home-scale production. About the Farm Green Pasture Farm is located on Treaty 1 territory near Gardenton, MB.  Guy and Leah Bouchard are the farmers and owners of Green Pasture’s farm which is located on Leah’s family farm. It is a mixed farm on 320 acres of pasture, bush, and crop land where they farm turkeys, sheep, … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: GARDENTON, MB – GREEN PASTURES FARM

FEB 24-26, 2023: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – 3-Day Holistic Management Course with Kelly Sidoryk

Posted by Morgan Kitchen on January 06, 2023

We are so excited to have Kelly Sidoryk join us in Prince George for a condensed, 3 day Holistic Management Course! Holistic Management (HM) is widely used by farmers and ranchers to improve land, grow nutritious food, gain control of their finances and improve their quality of life. DATE: Friday February 24 – Sunday February 26 LOCATION: Prince George, BC COST: $100 per farm unit REGISTER: Registration is limited, please reach out to district.c.farmers@gmail.com to register your farm unit for this course FACEBOOK EVENT: Check out the Facebook event for relevant details and additional information as it becomes available *Once you … Continue reading FEB 24-26, 2023: PRINCE GEORGE, BC – 3-Day Holistic Management Course with Kelly Sidoryk

YA Apprenticeship 2023: Carseland, AB – Carrots by Cam

Posted by Kolby Peterson on December 22, 2022

Are you an aspiring farmer looking to gain experience on an organic vegetable farm known for the unmatched flavour of its veggies? Are you wanting to learn about growing a variety of root veggies using organic soil stewardship? Cam has been on the land for over 50 years, and is looking forward to working with someone who wants to learn how to feed others and preserve healthy farmland. About the Farm Carrots by Cam grows a diversity of root vegetables (though the main focus is on carrots) for retail, delivery services, and restaurants in partnership with Poplar Bluff Organics. Cam … Continue reading YA Apprenticeship 2023: Carseland, AB – Carrots by Cam

YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: MINTON, SK – AXTEN FARMS

Posted by Alieka Beckett on December 21, 2022

Are you looking for a farming adventure in the full cycle of growing and harvesting multiple grains to a finished food product check out Axten Farms. ABOUT AXTEN FARMS Axten Farms is located near Minton, Saskatchewan on Treaty 4 Territory Derek and Tannis Axten own and operate Axten Farms which has been in Derek’s family for over a century.  With dry, fragile soils, and limited rainfall they made it their mission to “be loyal to the soil” and regenerate their soil life.  Axten farms’ goal is to regenerate the health and vitality of the soil, themselves, the farm, and their … Continue reading YA APPRENTICESHIP 2023: MINTON, SK – AXTEN FARMS